A huge bottle of Monkey Shoulder ‘Triple Malt’ complete with pouring cradle. The malts in question are from three Speyside distilleries under Grants’ ownership, blended for a fruity, vanilla-led whiskey that’s great on its own or in cocktails. Monkey Shoulder is named after the injury distillery workers were prone to suffering as a result of turning the malt.
Is Monkey Shoulder a good scotch?
- Monkey shoulder is a blended malt scotch whisky which is owned by William Grant and Sons. This UK based company has made some of the best liquors in the world like Hendrick’s Gin, Glenfiddich Scotch and Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey.
- It is a fan favorite blended scotch whisky that was launched in 2005 and it’s a whiskey made only from malt. The three malts used to make Monkey Shoulder are Balvenie, Kininvie and Glenfiddich and they all hail from Speyside.
Is Monkey Shoulder a Bourbon or Scotch?
Monkey Shoulder is not a bourbon. It is without a doubt a scotch whiskey made from 100% malt.
Can you drink Monkey Shoulder Straight?