Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
William Grant & Sons (WG&S)
Bottling serie
Cage Edition
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
30 Aug 2014 11:40 am by ajdedwards

Average value

€ 33.50

2 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

205 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 - Smooth And Rich

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.03 points

  1. robbert88 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    The whiskey has scents on the nose of: vanilla, banana, toffee, brown sugar, flowers, a nice soft and delicate scent but still complex.

    The palette consists of vanilla, honey, flowers, peach, banana, apricot, the whiskey is soft with a little pepper.

    The finish is medium long. Smooth, soft, sweet, warming, peppery and oil-like.

  2. Maccin scored this whisky 88 points Newbie

    Certainly a good whiskey for its price. Full rich taste with honey and vanilla. Nice blended whiskey!
    • Nose
      85 85
      Fruity warm honey scent
    • Taste
      88 88
      Tasty full taste
    • Finish
      88 88
      Warm finish

  3. Easty79 scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

    A tasty dram, nothing to win competitions but a good whisky for evening drinks or for guests.

    Not top of the range but smooth enough to be a good whisky you can be proud to serve.

  4. wildewillem scored this whisky 81 points Member Junior

    Bought in France for € 24. Really good whiskey for this money
    • Nose
      81 81
      Butter, caramel
    • Taste
      84 84
      Sweet, soft. Caramel
    • Finish
      79 79
      Short, sweet

  5. robbert88 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    the whiskey it started for me all.

    a delicious blend that I would recommend to all beginners. but also with an experienced whiskey drinker you can just meet him in the closet.

  6. Whisky101 scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    The nose is very strong spirit but with a really inviting scent. 

    Initial taste: a really easy drink with a hint of fruit (citrus) that leaves a really nice aftertaste that is very mellow. The initial taste has quite a heavy alcohol hit. 

    I can see why this goes so well in cocktails but it is also ok by itself. 

    Really good if you are new to whisky but also good as a palate warmer before you start your tastings. 

    If you are already advanced on your whisky journey then you will find this whisky lacking complexity and not so challenging, but you should still make sure you have tried it. 
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      72 72

  7. Resti did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    There are different Versions of the Cage (Batch 27)

  8. The_Sam scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      75 75


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