HAD 70: Scotch

Ah Scotch, that angriest of Whisky. Where else can you go for that smoky aroma? That interesting flavor, that delicious peatiness. What is peat anyway . . . It’s what? I’M DRINKING WHAT? Well, despite that, Scotch is a favorite around here, and we are going to try and tell you what we can about what makes it so special.

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Tasting

Monkey Shoulder | A Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

Blended by: William Grant & Sons Lt. from three Speyside Single Malts. The parent company also owns the brands Glenfiddich, Balvenie, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, Sailor Jerry Rum and Hendricks Gin

Trivia:

The name monkey shoulder comes from the injury Distillery workers would get when they would spend all day turning malting barley manually in the malt houses.

Tasting Notes:

Nose: Zesty orange and Vanilla, Honey and Spiced Oak

Taste: Vanilla and spice