Famous Grouse 100% Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 12 Years - Who put cognac in my whisky?
I have always kind of overlooked The Famous Grouse because I always see it in my local 7/11 among the other discount blends. I used to buy the straight forward blended bottling as a mixer. My buddies and… read more
Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky - can't expect more for this price
nose: a lot of young whisky involved here, so a stronger alcohol note is perceptible. compared to single malts this blend appears obviously quite diluted to the nose. nevertheless, sweet tones, honey, … read more
The Black Grouse - Mr Grouse has a pipe!
This is the second Whisky i currently have in my collection (small i know). Firstly this has the standard Famous Grouse blend in it but with some other peat based malt added in. This creates in my op… read more
Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky - Scotlands Favorite but not mine!
This was the first Whisky i ever tried and to be frank it didn't agree with me the first time although since i have matured and got over the initial alcohol kick. I found that adding a small drop of cool… read more
The Black Grouse - Peated Grouse
Quite oily whisky, with citrus emerging behind the peat. On the mouth the peat dissapears behind citrus & spice, but re-emegres to take control on a good long finish. Interesting
The Black Grouse - Great manners (For a bird)
Nose: Infusing without being intrusive. Quite polite and small. Shy peat notes. Mouth: Lots going on! A very interesting surprise. Much more insistent than the nose but still not aggressive - it's all… read more
Famous Grouse 18 Year Old - Macallan on the nose, but no cigar.
Nose: Big Sherry. Very Macallan-esque with butter and toffee on top. Palate: The palate is also influenced by sherry , dried fruit, and some malt and spice. It’s not very impressive, but nice. Finish… read more
The Black Grouse - Peaty Bird
Nose: moderate peat, sweet malt, licorice, roses, and a little brine Taste: lots of peat on the palate, very sweet, moderate brine and tart lemon. This dries the tongue. These are strong and deep fla… read more
The Black Grouse - Canada Day!
It's Canada Day weekend, so of course I should be reviewing some fine Canadian whisky. However, I have already reviewed my Canadian single malts, and have only Alberta Premium on hand. Since I cannot yet… read more
Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky - The Reason we drink single malt
The nose smells of oak and the smell of polished wood. A sweet underbelly of vanilla exists faintly. I was stuck in a cheap bar for this one, reduced to trying a blend. I thought I would give it a go… read more