Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder 1

So here’s the review that I had wanted to do last night to finish up “The Blender” series, however Johnnie Walker stopped me.

Well that and generally needing to slow down a little bit before my trip.

So, back when doctors weren’t so much taught as generally told to make up funny names Citation Needed, maltmen (the men who turned the barely by hand using shovels) would develop a condition where their arms would hang down low. This was called Monkey Shoulder.

In Canada it’s called “When the fuck is it going to stop snowing? Fuck this I’m going to Florida”.

Anyway, as part of the whisky heritage, Monkey Shoulder was named after this condition. Made up of three Speyside malts, this interesting blend is made with no grain whisky and allowed to age for three to six months, allowing everything to mellow.

So, as a final (not…

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