About ten years ago on a trip to Toronto I was asked by a friend to try one of Canada’s most famous whisky’s, Crown Royal. Created as a gift for the King and Queen of England to celebrate their visit to Canada in 1939 it has been a hit in North America ever since.
I instantly fell in love with its very distinct rich and strong flavour, which has just a hint of vanilla, caramel and a slight sherry sweetness running through it. Crown Royal is a medium bodied whisky which means that it does not have that burning effect you sometimes get with whisky, it is completely smooth, without compromising on taste. It works well on its own, but I love it with lemonade… naughty I know!
One of the nicest features of the packaging is that Crown Royal comes in a velvet purple pouch, which has now almost become as iconic as the drink inside the bottle.
Want To Try
So it is with great excitement that TLE learn that you can now buy Crown Royal in the UK for the first time. To celebrate we want to share this wonderful drink with our readers so we are giving away a bottle of Crown Royal this month to one lucky person.
To enter simply fill in your contact details below and follow us on Facebook (like the button below) for an extra entry.
We will pick a winner at the end of the month, good luck everyone! The competition closes on 31st July 2015 at midnight and the winner will be notified by email within 7 days of the competition closing.
Question – What year was Crown Royal first produced?
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Crown Royal is available at www.31dover.com / £26.95 / 700mL / 40% ABV
- Closing date for entries is the 31st of July and one winner will be chosen and notified via email within 7 days of the closing date.
- Over 18’s only.
- UK entries only.