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  • tasty
  • reasonably priced
  • taste isn't for everyone
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      15.10.2014 17:00
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      • tasty
      • "reasonably priced"
      • "cool bottle design"


      • "taste isn't for everyone"

      cool bottle and a nice whiskey

      whiskey is always a personal choice, but monkey shoulder has quite a cool/funky look that i'm sure is designed to appeal to the younger market- i'm sure a younger person would prefer a bottle of this to some stuffy old bottle of glenfiddich.

      The bottle looks extremely cool, it's more of a squat shape compared to the traditional taller bottled, it reminds me a the kind of bottle that pirates would drink rum from, rather unusual. The label design is really cool, clearly inspired by vintage medicine packaging- the corked top is a nod to this too. There are 3 monkey figures inlaid into the side of the bottle- this gives the product a very high end look, which is made even more impressive by the fact that this only costs about £20- which makes it very reasonably priced for a whiskey.

      In terms of taste, monkey shoulder is a blended whiskey, I know glenfiddich is one of the malts in there but not sure of the other 2. It is a blend of 3 speyside whiskeys- rather inoffensive, not that strong, no peaty/smokey taste-all in all a sweet, slightly spicy taste that's very drinkable, again I think this is designed to appeal to the younger palette compared to something heavy like ardbeg. The fact that this is a blend will put some people off, but the way I see it they've created something that's better than any one of those 3 single malts.

      I've gone through half a bottle of this, and when it's done i'll certainly buy more


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    Monkey Shoulder uses only malt Scotch whisky from three of Speyside's finest distilleries. This triple malt is catching the attention of the country's leading bartenders for its smooth and rich qualities, making it ideal for mixing as well as drin

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