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Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 - Smooth And Rich

Overall rating
78.60/100
votes
57
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
William Grant & Sons (WG&S)
Bottled
2008
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
083664872541
Added on
28 Dec 2011 11:23 pm

Average value

€ 29,46

9 × in wishlist

57 × member ratings

203 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 - Smooth And Rich

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.60 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 65 points Connoisseur

    A young, delicious blended malt!
    • Nose
      equally fruity (green apples, pears), sweetness, slightly alcoholic note;
    • Taste
      soft, mild onset, fruity (like Obstler), malt, sweetness, hints of vanilla, but distinct (slightly alcoholic) youth;
    • Finish
      short finish, some oak in the finish;

  2. Jon Osterman scored this whisky 80 points Member Junior

    Not exciting, but a decent value for money. If it's on sale, though, I might pay the extra $8 and get an age statement and a bit more finesse with Glenmorangie Original. ...I do appreciate that in the U.S. we get the extra 3% abv.
    • Nose
      Green apples, Vanilla, a little marshmallow, some solvent notes, some vestigial baking spices
    • Taste
      Vanilla, unripe apple
    • Finish
      Is there a faint hint of peat? Maybe just my imagination.

  3. MisterMo scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. drkrylov scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Water is not needed.
    • Nose
      Ripe, very sweet and long. Toasted/polished oak.
    • Taste
      Still sweet: a soft start, vanilla custard, a hint of dried fruit, baked banana, cinnamon, vanilla.
    • Finish
      Drier, Seville oranges, a touch of liquorice.

  6. drkrylov scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      80 80

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