The Black Grouse Scotch whisky
£19.10 (£27.29 per litre)
A marriage of fine, peated malt Scotch whiskies and The Famous Grouse. Blended Scotch whisky. Fastest growing premium blend with 24% total annual growth* - Consistent brand building investment, including TV advertising, is increasing awareness. A smooth taste balanced with a smoky, peaty flavour typified by Islay malts - Benefitingfrom the trademark smoothness of The Famous Grouse, thanks to years of blending expertise. Contains some of the world's finest whiskies including The Macallan and Highland Park - Delivering exceptional quality. This award-winning blend has a unique partnership with the RSPB and provides sponsorship which fund projects to help save the endangered black grouse bird. *CGA - Dec 2012&Nielsen - Feb 2013. Appearance. Dark, russet, golden. Nose. Smoky, soft, musky, rich and full. Palate. Full flavour, smoky through the oak. Finish. Long, smoky and aromatic. The Black Grouse is a unique blend of Scotland's favourite whisky and exquisite peaty malts, resulting in an award-winning blend with a difference. Since its launch in 2008, this additions to The Famous Grouse family has gone from strength to strength and enjoyed exceptional growth. History and Heritage. Origin/Location. The Black Grouse represents the very best of Scotland and: Contains some of the world's finest malts (including Highland Park and The Macallan). Is married and bottled in Glasgow. Has its spiritual home in Crieff at Glenturret - Scotland's oldest and most visited distillery. Is owned by an independent company headquartered in Perth. History. Matthew Gloag established his much-respected family grocer business in 1800. Decades later, third generation Matthew Gloag introduced The Famous Grouse, a whisky that would become known for doing things differently. So, it's no surprise that in 2008, year of blender creating a new whisky representing the darker side of The Famous Grouse. The Black Grouse is a full-bodied taste sensation inspired by Scotland's extroverted feathered character of the same name, and offers a unique and unrivaled taste for longstanding whisky drinkers and newcomers. By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen Scotch Whisky Blenders Matthew Gloag&Son Limited. Help save a rare breed. By choosing The Black Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky you are helping maintain our black grouse conservation work across Scotland, Northern England and Wales. You have enabled over[200,000 to go directly to helping the plight of this magnificent, endangered bird. 85,000 acres of native habitat have been improved and there are signs that the black grouse population is responding positively! Conservation takes time and commitment, so does the making of our distinctively smooth, and smoky whisky. Please continue to enjoy The Black Grouse Scotch Whisky and help save its namesake. Thank you. RSPB. A million voices for nature. www.rspb.org.uk. The RSPB speaks for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment. Nature is amazing - help us keep it t
Preparation & Storage
- Essential Serves. Black and Black. 1 Take a clean highball glass. 2 Fill it with fresh, solid ice cubes. 3 Squeeze in a wedge of orange and drop it into the glass. 4 Measure in 25ml The Black Grouse. 5 Top up with cola, stir and serve. Each Black and Black contains 1 unit of alcohol. Dark Dream Soda. 1 Fill a clean highball glass with fresh, solid ice cubes. 2 Squeeze in a wedge of lime and drop it into the glass. 3 Measure in 25ml The Black Grouse. 4 Add 12.5ml Vanilla syrup. 5 Top up with lemonade, stir for 3-5 seconds, and serve. Each Dark Dream Soda contains 1 unit of alcohol
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