Monkey Shoulder

Monkey shoulder

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Blended Malt / William Grant & Sons

Region: Scotland

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Brass

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Waxy malt and honey, citrus and ginger, slight alcohol and youth

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Malt forward with honey and citrus, vanilla, bay leaves and coconut

Finish: Tropical fruit and vanilla with caramel, oak, and honey

Thoughts: More fruit than I expected, but its hampered by a relatively weak nose.

Score: 78 out of 100

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