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Anyone tried Famous Grouse 18?

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Anyone tried Famous Grouse 18?

Postby Frodo » Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:07 am

I went by an LCBO and found this on sale. Can anyone give me some feedback on what it would taste like? I'm thinking Macallan and Highland Park as the leads...
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Postby Admiral » Mon Oct 30, 2006 3:40 am

Hi Frodo,

I presume you mean the Vatted Malt 18yo?

Yes, Macallan & Highland Park both leave their distinctive footprints in the palate. The malty fruitiness of Tamdhu is also apparent.

I found it quite a nice dram, and certainly good value for an 18yo.

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Postby Frodo » Mon Oct 30, 2006 2:23 pm

I'm not sure if it's a vatted malt. I was under the impression that the 10yr old was a VM and most other expressions were blends...

Thanks for the feedback regardless!!!
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Postby Oliver » Mon Oct 30, 2006 5:48 pm

It is good. The nose is very pleasing. Flowery & sweet. The body and palate are decent. Perhaps a little thin in the finish, but pleasant nonetheless. No a bad malt blend, though I doubt there is much MAcallan or HP in there....
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Postby Admiral » Mon Oct 30, 2006 9:31 pm

Yes, I suspect the proportion of Macallan in there is small, but present nonetheless.

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Postby Frodo » Tue Oct 31, 2006 7:24 am

Thanks Oliver. Tempting...
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Postby Frodo » Sun Nov 12, 2006 2:15 am

Grabbed it! Thanks for the feedback folks!!!!

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