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Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch*Packaging may vary

Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch

Scotch Whisky /40% ABV / Scotland

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Scotch Whisky

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Monkey Shoulder is a blend of Speyside single malt Scotch whiskies married together for flavor and consistency. The richness and vibrancy combine with fruity aromas and mellow vanilla, making it perfect for mixed drinks and cocktails. Monkey Shoulder casks are former bourbon casks, which add smooth vanilla flavors to this Scotch. It also has no grain whisky whatsoever anywhere in or even near the drink. It's barley all the way, folks. The name Monkey Shoulder might sound funny, but it has a history in whisky making. The maltmen who used to turn the barley would take long shifts, using their dominant arm significantly while working. At the end of the day, their shoulders would droop on one side, an ailment that became known as "Monkey Shoulder." Thankfully, the condition no longer exists, but the name lives on in our whisky. Monkey Shoulder is made for mixing and stands out most in mixed drinks, given its orange and vanilla flavors with a bit of spice. Refreshingly approachable, try it in easy-to-make cocktails like whisky and soda (“Monkey Splash”), whisky and ginger ale (“Ginger Monkey”), and the “Lazy Old Fashioned.” Check out some recipes for some delicious curated cocktails! Don't be a drunken monkey. Please drink responsibly.

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4.765 Reviews
  • Douglas Jackson.
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    I'm a fan of this blended scotch, haven't open this particular bottle yet, but I have high hopes.

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  • Brenda
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    Cheaper scotch with a far more expensive tastes

  • Heather
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    Not my favorite but my boyfriend loves this one!

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    Always a good choice for social drinking. Very smooth taste

  • Linda G.
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    My favorite!

  • Jonathan A.
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    It’s my go-to

  • Michael P.
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    Is acceptable as an occasional sipping whiskey

  • Piyush
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    Very flavorful. Loved it.

  • Kevin P.
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Yes, whiskey is gluten-free, thanks to the distillation process used to make it. The Celiac Disease Foundation concluded that it can safely be considered gluten-free, though it’s still possible that some people with high gluten sensitivity or celiac disease could have a reaction to whiskeys created from certain grains.
Whiskey can include a large number of different distilled spirits made from fermented grain mash — usually cereal grains like rye, barley malt, wheat and corn. The drink undergoes aging in wooden containers, most often oak.
One of the reasons whiskey is so popular is that there’s no single way to enjoy it. There’s the purist route — straight and neat, no mixers, no ice — but what fun is being a purist? You can add water to it, which can enhance certain bottles’ flavors or you can add it with other ingredients to make delicious mixed drinks. It’s the foundation of the Manhattan, the Old Fashioned, the Whiskey Sour and many others.
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