Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. (MG&S)
Bottling serie
Malt Whisky - Limited Edition
Stated Age
30 years old
Number of bottles
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
13 Oct 2011 5:24 pm

Average value

€ 755.00

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42 × member ratings

50 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Famous Grouse 30-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.18 points

  1. yuegka scored this whisky 88 points Newbie

    Balance sheet 22
    • Nose
      23 The aroma is closed, not bright, it develops. The first nose is a creamy filling, dried peaches, light fruit sour. Over time, it opens into a very bright sherry, dried fruits.
    • Taste
      22 Citrus sourish, burnt oak - implicitly, lollipops. Taste balanced, pleasant
    • Finish
      21 Prolonged, continues the taste. Candy sour, more clearly burnt oak, coffee. Drying

  2. peterjpvanas scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    A great blended malt!! Includes Macallan and Highland Park 

    Colour: Amber

    Nose: Rich, rich; complex. A merry go round of flavours... spices, nutty, Citrus peels, toffee, but also dark chocolate

    Taste: Woody notes, rum, figs, X-mas cake. Rich rounded flavours.

    Finish: Fruity, mild in spices, lingers nicely 

    bottle not special, but box classy
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. Sonett scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Nice and drinkable, fruity and tasty with a balanced finish but is a bit flat in the appearance.

  4. The Macallan scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    A good dram with some lovely spicey notes, but very pleasant.
    • Nose
      A rich old whisky, a rich fruitcake, some clear Highland Park notes in the back, quite some sherry Highland Park like notes, rich dark chocolate and very complex this 30y old.
    • Taste
      Soft and full of flavor, creamy and woody notes, slightly dry but a glorious taste.
    • Finish
      Spices are glowing, but lingering with some sweet tobacco like notes.

  5. st7 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Time and cask work for over 30 years.

    Worth every year of its long maturing, this wonderfully clear, dark,russet whisky

    Releases a bouquet packed with pineapple, citrus oil and cedar wood.
    The rich, sweet palate is just as satisfying, shot through with oak and mixed peel.

    And as you’d expect of such a well-aged whisky,it leaves a lingering, rich, sweet finish.

    * Notes Courtesy of the Famous Grouse

  6. st7 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Crafted by ex-Master Blender John Ramsey
    Availability Australia, Hong Kong, Russia South Africa, Taiwan Global Travel Retail (Asia)


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