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The Famous Grouse Tasting notes and reviews

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Whisky Magazine Issue 118

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The Famous Grouse

Brand
The Famous Grouse
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
Abv
40.00%
Produced at
The Famous Grouse Experience
Availability
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Dave Broom

Nose
Medium-weight. Touches of nuttiness and subtle, light, sherry notes, steeping sultanas, black grape and a lift of lemon. With water more floral with sweet mealy notes and even a hit of blue cheese.
Palate
Sweet and with good concentration. Another which performs best on the tongue where the smoothness of grain is offset by red liquorice, pomegranate, ripe fruits light malt and that sultana note.
Finish
Fresh and lightly spicy.
Comment
This is a subtle and clever blend.

Rob Allanson

Nose
Delicate and floral at first then a little malt and spice kicks in. A hint of sherry and plenty of fruit.
Palate
Rich and full bodied. More fruit here, Harrogate toffee and some spices. Just a whiff of smoke and wood vanillas.
Finish
Refreshing and rich.
Comment
A great example of a so-called standard blended whisky, but there is more to it than this.
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