Overall rating
82.25/100
votes
15
Whiskybase ID
WB126556
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. (MG&S)
Bottling serie
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
18 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010314048204
Market
cn China
Added on
23 feb 2019 11:03 am by Tingrus

Average value

€ 30.00

2 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky reviews for The Famous Grouse 18-year-old

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.25 points.

  1. stashdong scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    floral sherry, huh

  2. WhiskeyfanRoy scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    In the Taiwanese market, its price is unbelievably low.
    It obviously has a good fragrant sherry aroma, as well as a soft taste created in 18 years (can't feel the 43% alcohol stimulation at all!), and a beautiful light sherry finish, but it is regarded as a bundled product of Macallan Low price sale.
    I think this is an excellent whisky that is despised by Taiwanese because of the brand,
    Under the condition that NTD700~800 can be used to buy in large quantities,
    I bought a whole box to keep at home, ready to give to my friends and family to enjoy.

    I think drinkers should put aside the brand myths and let your taste buds tell you aloud that this is a great whisky for everyone at an affordable price!
    The total taste is 84 points, and the price adds 2 points, for a total of 86 points.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Soft and balanced sherry cask aroma, oak, honey, floral, ripe peaches, toasted nuts, juicy apples, pears. Very rich fragrance.
    • Taste
      86 86
      From pouring into the mouth until swallowing,
      The whole process is completely free from the irritation of alcohol, which is a very comfortable experience.
      I think it should be easy to accept even for people who are not used to drinking spirits.
      The taste is similar to the smell, like eating dark dried fruit and tropical fruit juice.
    • Finish
      82 82
      The sweet fruit continued and seemed to be slightly smoky.
      For a whisky of this vintage, the ending is too short, which is a pity.

  3. LordTim scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    Fantastic malt and such a bargain. Vatted with Macallan and highland park, like the old edition. This is however lighter, with fewer smoke but this will not damage fine reputation and nice sherry seasoning.

  4. dibiv5 scored this whisky 78 points Newbie

    Colour : gold
    Nose : vanilla, light honey, flowers, ripe plums
    Mouth : it’s all right. Maltier, with roasted nuts, honey
    Finish : short

  5. deanliu scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    The alcohol taste is strong, the entrance is slightly acidic, the aftertaste is very long, bitter and sour, the taste of alcohol.

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