Jun 07, · Notwithstanding the tremendous growth in demand for single malt Scotch whisky, two-thirds of Scotch whisky sales are still in the form of blends. Author: Joseph V Micallef. During the early 20th century, blended whisky was a very popular product and the Famous Grouse went from strength to strength. Today, the Famous Grouse is the second best-selling blended Scotch whisky in the UK and the 32nd biggest drinks brand worldwide. Furthermore, it is heralded as .
The producers of The Famous Grouse pride themselves upon this consistency. Over the years, they have formed lasting relationships with chosen grain producers, water sources, and cooperage. When it comes to wood, Grouse is finished with former sherry and bourbon casks, giving it that definitive sweet and smooth flavor profile. The Famous Grouse Vital Stats: A pale orange, reminiscent of an orange lifesaver. Pictured on each expression of the whisky is, in fact, a picture of the bird of the same name.
Slightly boozy, with aromas of melon, and a whisper of smoke. A whole lot of honey on the side palate to start, and upon exhale more herbaceous flavors emerge with a bit of peat lingering in the background. The long finish keeps to the core flavors of the whisky. In many ways, comforting. The Takeaway Summary Casual sipper and useful in cocktails, for sure. I give it a solid B for overall versatility. Today that tradition continues with the release of three new super-premium blended Malt whiskies from Gloags.
Each cask is then individually selected to create a blended malt whisky of exceptional character. Gold medal, trophy and category champion at the International Spirits Challenge An extraordinary result! Tasting Notes: Clear, bright russet colour. Rich aroma of citrus, pineapple and cedarwood. It is characterised by an oaky taste with a hint of mixed peel and has a long sweet finish. Other reviews: Deep amber color.