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Overall rating
79.75/100
votes
4
Whiskybase ID
WB95081
Category
Blend
Bottler
Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. (MG&S)
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottled for
Ets Gouin 2, rue Saint Estephe, Paris XII
Added on
16 Apr 2017 4:21 pm by skeuma

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Whisky Reviews for The Famous Grouse Finest Scotch Whisky

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.75 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Enthusiasm: Nose and Finale: 2/5 Palate: 3/5 Whiskey n ° 1426
    • Nose
      Caramel. Ah, someone makes a model in the garage with cardboard and glue! Very light.
    • Taste
      Easy and creamy. Well managed reduction. Wooded. Very honest about spices, especially for a blend.
    • Finish
      Rather short, but if there is some persistence. A little unbalanced.

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, a little wood, malt, a dusty side (which I often find in blends before!), Then yellow-orange fruits and a return honeyed!
    • Finish
      very simple, very smooth, I begin to understand why these bottles can be drunk at the neck.

  3. skeuma did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.comThe Famous Grouse (40%, OB, blend, France, +/-1985) Three stars and a half Colour: straw. Nose: ah yes, this was something else. More malt, probably, and something of Highland Park.
    Honey, nuts, pine sap, warm oak and herbs (parsley)… Very nice nose, surprisingly big. Mouth: same! It’s big, rich, honeyed, fruity (oranges) and quite smoky.
    Finish: as often, it’s the finish that’s a tad less interesting with old blends and it’s the case here. But there’s a nice malty honeyness.
    Comments: these batches were really excellent and they would put many malts to shame. THIS is buyable – and so cheap at auctions. SGP:542 - 84 points.

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