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Overall rating
78.94/100
votes
37
Category
Blend
Bottler
Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. (MG)
Bottling serie
Blended Scotch Whisky
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Black Neck Label
Bottle code
L05278P
Barcode
5010314084202
Added on
03 Apr 2015 3:11 pm by OO7
Colored

Average value

€ 33,28

3 × in wishlist

37 × member ratings

87 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Famous Grouse The Naked Grouse

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.94 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    It's very, very good, for a blend of a completely non-premium price category, it's just great, the flavor and taste are worthy of attention and can compete with much more expensive single ones, of course weak and subtle, but the price / performance ratio is impressive.
    • Nose
        Soft, velvety, fresh apples, dried apples, dry black tea, prunes, slightly spirtuzen, wet earth, raw tree, peach, apricot, light dried fruit notes, the fragrance can not be called strong and deep, but still it is complex enough and varied that for a blend of this price category is very unusual.
    • Taste
      Smoky, smoked, sweet, a lot of dried fruits - prunes, figs, dried apricots, but mostly prunes, black tea, notes of lapsang dushonga, very soft and rounded, good balance and pitchnost.
    • Finish
      Prunes, a little haze, burnt biscuits, dark beer, after taste and aroma very modest and blurry.

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Sweet nose with chocolate. And a slight vegetal touch? In the mouth, reduction too noticeable. We find a chocolate sweetness but with a milky side. Sweet spices. And wet cardboard. Finale weak.

    Enthusiasm 2/5

  3. Andytka3 scored this whisky 60 points Connoisseur

    N- Orange, spicy sherry, soft leather and oily, toasted wood. Mild on nose.

    P- Dust of spices and caramel, thin structure and soft on flavours. Much sweet oriented. Basic with subtle smokes.

    F- Short-medium, light flaw on becoming spirit-y, spicy with trace of odd vanilla emerge. Somehow, disjointed. — at The Whisky Bar Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      50 50

  4. rpvdwel scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  5. Wtrstrnghlt scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Fresh but warming. Oak, wood, red fruits. Some nuts. Slight vanilla. Sweet grains, paper envelopes 'gomrand'. No spices.

    Taste: Very sweet and easy arrival. Grains show up. Stays sugary sweet, candy like. No spices.

    Finish: Finaly some spice, but still a very easy and short finish.

    The sherry cask shows up in the sweet red fruit and some nuts. But no spices. a drinking whisky.

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