Famous Grouse Bourbon Cask

Famous Grouse Bourbon Cask Scotch Whisky at Third Base Market & Spirits

Third Base Market & Spirits proudly introduces the Famous Grouse Bourbon Cask Scotch Whisky, a meticulously crafted blend from one of Scotland's most distinguished and long-standing distilleries. This unique expression enjoys an additional maturation in American bourbon casks, lending it a nuanced profile that offers an intriguing twist on traditional Scotch whisky.

Product Details:

  • Name: Famous Grouse Bourbon Cask Scotch Whisky
  • Type: Blended Scotch Whisky
  • Age: NAS (Non-Age Statement)
  • Region: Various distilleries across Scotland, blended and bottled in Perth
  • Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 40%

Tasting Notes and Technical Description:

Visual Appearance:
The whisky presents itself in a radiant gold hue, with flashes of amber when held up to the light. The appearance in the glass promises a whisky that holds layers of complexity.

Nose (Aroma):
The first encounter with the whisky is through its aromatic profile—expect distinct notes of vanilla, oak, and a touch of citrus. Subtle elements of dark fruit, like fig and raisin, are layered underneath, providing an inviting aromatic complexity.

Palate (Taste):
Upon sipping, the palate is greeted by a harmonious blend of caramel sweetness, creamy vanilla, and a touch of honey. The influence of the bourbon casks is clear but not overwhelming, augmenting the traditional Scotch malt characteristics of heather and a touch of peat.

The finish is clean, with a lingering warmth and a return of those subtle notes of vanilla and oak. It's well-balanced, leaving the palate refreshed rather than overwhelmed, making this Scotch incredibly approachable and suitable for repeated pours.

The whisky possesses a medium body with a slightly oily texture, carrying flavors gracefully across the palate, enhancing both the initial taste and the finish.

Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:

Famous Grouse Bourbon Cask is an exceptional bottle for both newcomers to Scotch and seasoned enthusiasts looking for a unique, yet traditional experience. It demonstrates how the art of cask selection can add new layers to an already distinguished profile.

This bottle is readily available but not ubiquitous, making it a worthy addition to any Scotch collection or an excellent gift for discerning enthusiasts.

In summary, Famous Grouse Bourbon Cask Scotch Whisky is a fascinating exploration of the effects of dual maturation, where the classic Scotch profile is beautifully complemented by the sweetness and warmth of American bourbon casks. It is a blend that captures tradition while embracing innovation. With its inviting nature and layered complexity, it holds a spot of honor in Third Base Market & Spirits' curated selection of fine spirits.

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