Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 - Smooth And Rich

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
William Grant & Sons (WG&S)
43.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
28 dec 2011 11:15 pm

Average value

€ 29.60

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Whisky reviews for Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 - Smooth And Rich

6 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 79.06 points.

  1. 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.

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  3. WhiskyRanked scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Notes of malt, tobacco, and blueberries on the nose, more sweet berries and tobacco on the palate, long earthy finish. Adding some water brings out some dark fruits.

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 66 points Connoisseur

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

  5. MisterMo scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

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

  6. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  7. 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.

  8. drkrylov scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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


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