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Monkey Shoulder Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 121 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 121

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Monkey Shoulder

Brand
Monkey Shoulder
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended Malt
Abv
40.00%
Produced at
William Grant & Sons Ltd
Website
www.monkeyshoulder.com
Availability
Buy online now

Dominic Roskrow

70
Nose
Sherbet lemon,gooseberries,sharp and zingy.
Palate
Clean and refreshing,light and sherberty and with crisp barley notes.
Finish
Relatively short but quite more-ish.
Comment
Immaculately attired and perfectly pleasant.

Robin Laing

65
Nose
Strikingly aromatic; soap dish,polish, fabric cleaner,Sobranie cigarettes turning into fruit tea (hibiscus);much later sherbet and laundry.
Palate
Good balance between sweetness and perfume but fairly lightweight.
Finish
Short gin and bitters.
Comment
Classy nose somewhat let down by the palate.
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