Monkey Shoulder

Blended Scotch Whisky

Most recent reviews of 13:

Tasting notes by Frost on 25th Oct 2015
The Kininvie escapologist 82/100

Tasting notes by PMessinger on 11th Apr 2015
More fun than a Barrel of Monkeys 79/100

Average rating

76

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - The Kininvie escapologist

    By Frost on 25th Oct 20152015-10-25T04:21:00

    82

    Vatting of three young Speysiders: Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Kininvie. This is a blended malt that has been marketted at cocktail bars to young hipsters with shallow pockets. This works well as a neat … read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - More fun than a Barrel of Monkeys

    By PMessinger on 11th Apr 20152015-04-11T12:42:00

    79

    Fast fruit and malt loaded arrival develops a balanced fruit and grain middle followed by short fast herbal / vegetable finish.

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - A Monkey Carnival

    By vrudy6 on 7th Dec 20142014-12-07T22:46:00

    84

    I've heard of this through the grape vine, and through great product placement on the last episodes of the final season of True Blood. It's a blended malt of three Speyside malts: Balvenie, Glenfiddich… read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - Blending By The Nose Alone

    By Victor on 11th Oct 20142014-10-11T02:38:00

    77

    Monkey Shoulder is pure malt blended from Balvenie, Glenfiddich, and Kininvie malt whiskies. "Batch 27" on the label = blended malt from a total of 27 casks. The reviewed sample is compliments of @jeffc… read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - Batch 27

    By Volks on 6th Aug 20142014-08-06T00:22:00

    75

    This is a release from William Grant and sons, featuring Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Kininvie (a silent still which is yet to release any distillery bottlings i believe). Super cheap and pretty tasty. … read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - Go to blend

    By tjb on 30th Nov 20132013-11-30T21:53:00

    80

    I had heard friends say good things about this blend. It is a blended malt made from 3 different single malts from The Balvenie, Glenfiddich and Kininvie. The nose is inviting with vanilla, honey, s… read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - An Affordable Blend

    By mosis522 on 15th Mar 20132013-03-15T05:33:00

    80

    I have heard some people talk about a certain whisky & although it may not the the best whisky they have had, it has a memory or a sentimental feeling when they drink it. For me this is one of these w… read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - March Whisky Club Meets Dram 1!

    By SquidgyAsh on 7th Mar 20132013-03-07T13:48:00

    72

    Our whisky club just met up this last weekend for our monthly whisky tasting. Normally it is 4 or 5 of us, however due to work and other unforeseen circumstances coming up it was going to be just 3 of… read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - Emmanuelle without being dangerous

    By Rantavahti on 18th Feb 20132013-02-18T08:11:00

    75

    Monkey Shoulder is a blended malt mix of Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Kininvie, bottled by William Grant & Sons. The name comes from an temporary injury suffered by distillery malt men when turning the b… read more

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  • Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Whisky - Great nose, palate is not in par

    By galg on 25th Jul 20122012-07-25T08:22:00

    79

    Nose: This one has a great nose! with a lot of vanilla, pears, sweet malty goodness, wood spices and a dash of Cinnamon. Palate: The palate is a bit rough in my opinion : It’s quite malty, creamy but not… read more

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