The Famous Grouse Smoky Black

Famous Grouse Smoky Black 2.jpg

So here’s the thing. The rub, if you will. This past December I did a type of Advent Calendar. My wife went through my samples, chose 24 of them, and then handed them to me blind.

But the thing is I take a long time to write these, get them up, have the images put together. So it’s no longer December so you may think I’m nuts. But did it I did, and here’s the start of my wife’s Advent Calendar.

Starting with Advent Day #1. I knew nothing about what the whisky was.

So let’s see how I did on figuring this out, shall we?

Famous Grouse Smoky Black 1.jpgPrice: $34.95 CAD at the LCBO

Region: Blend

Abv: 40%

Colour: 2.5Y 7/8

Nose: Cherry, honey, tangerine, pear, cumin

Initial fruit, tart, and some honey. Goes back and forth on sweetness, eventually with some earth/heat going on.

Initial thought is this is some sort…

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