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A Bottle of the Black Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky.Welcome to the The Black Grouse page on Planet Whiskies. This whisky is a new addition to The Famous Grouse family with The Black Grouse fast becoming a great blend as it has already won an award as 'Best New Scotch Blended Whisky' in Jim Murray Whisky Bible for 2008. It was describe there are a whisky which is a 'real treasure' and has a finish which is gentle and rewarding. After tasting The Black Grouse myself I felt it was full of body and a very balanced blend. It will be worth the wait. If you like to buy this whisky bible visit the online shop.

More to the background of this blended whisky and is a perfect example of a great blend. When you taste this whisky It fall between The Famous Grouse (as this whisky is used in the process) and a Islay Malt whiskies and this leads to a quote from Helen Potter who is innovation and development manager for The Famous Grouse, said: "At first taste you'll be surprised by the rich, flavoursome smoky influence of the peated malt whisky, then you'll experience the trademark smoothness of The Famous Grouse. The finish is long, smoky and aromatic and a just reward for embracing the darker side of Scotland's favourite whisky!”

Another quote is from Gordon Motion, the master blended of the The Black Grouse who said "We were still keen to retain the smoothness and rich sherry characteristics whish are synonymous with The Famous Grouse. With The Black Grouse we have created a beautifully balanced whisky with a smoky aroma and taste, but with a rich smooth and cream finish.

Red and Black Grouse.The Black Grouse has also entered into a partnership with the RSPB and will make an donation of 50p of every bottle sold. This is a great offer and it is to help for example the red grouse as this is one of the UK rarest birds which ofcourses is a distant relative of the black grouse. The money will be put towards the up keep and conservation work of over 85,000 acres of land within the UK.

If you would like to help the RSPB you can donate yourself with the below details

The RSPB is the UK charity (England and Wales no. 207076, Scotland no. SC037654) working to secure a healthy environment by working for the conservation of wild birds, other wildlife and the places in which they live in a wide variety of ways. For more information see www.rspb.org.uk

The Black Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky The Black Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky ~ 40% ~ 70cl

Region: Scotland ~ Type: Scottish Blended Whisky

Blended Scotch Whisky - Voted 'Best new Scotch Blended Whiskies in 2008 and is the brother of the Famous Grouse.

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The Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel First Fill Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel First Fill Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The Balvenie Single Barrel derives its name from that fact that is is drawn from a single cask of a single distillation. No two casks - even of the same type and filled with new make from the same distillation - will produce an identical single malt, so each bottling of The Balvenie Single Barrel forms a limited edition... Read more

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The Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak WhiskyThe Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak Whisky

The Macallan Fine Oak is 'Triple Cask Matured' in a unique, complex combination of exceptional oak casks. Tasting notes - NOSE - Intense and rich with a hint of vanilla and passion fruit... Read more

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Highland Park Freya - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt WhiskyHighland Park Freya - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

Colour/Appearance: Fair gold.
Nose: Mild sweet smoke, green apple, sweet butter icing, coconut and cream, lemon peal. Palate: Vanilla cream, spiciness, marmalade, cinnamon spice, oaky spice, leafy green notes, bark and damp twigs. Finish: Gentle spice, warming.

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Glenfarclas 40 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch WhiskyGlenfarclas 40 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Glenfarclas

Nose: Chocolate, raisins, prunes, touches of mint, leather.
Palate: Flavourful oakyiness, liqueur filled chocolates, Christmas cake, chocolate flavoured prunes, dried fruits, cinnamon, black pepper.
Finish: Sweet, crisp, dry and lingering.

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Auchentoshan Bartenders Malt Annual Limited Edition #1 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyAuchentoshan Bartenders Malt Annual Limited Edition #1 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Auchentoshan

Colour/Appearance: Golden copper with green reflections.
Nose: Dried Apricots, Milk Chocolate, Honey and Green Tabacco Leaf.
Palate: Zest, Cherry Blossom, Brioche &Ginger.
Finish: Edgy, and expanding with a long-lasting warmth.

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Highland Park Capella Special Edition Single Malt WhiskyHighland Park Capella Special Edition Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

Colour/Appearance: Dark Amber.
Nose: Honey, apricot, plum, a little smoked and salty.
Palate: Light influence of sherry: caramel, vanilla, fruit cake. A little creamy. Pretty alive in attack, then it softens afterwards.

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Hibiki 17 Year Old Single Malt Japanese WhiskyHibiki 17 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky

Distillery:  Japanese

Nose: Peach, Apricot, Melon, Rose, Lily and Lemon Leaf.
Palate: Toffee, Black Cherries, Vanilla and Mizunara (Japanese Oak)
Finish: Sweet, Fruity with Lychee Aftertaste.

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