The Black Grouse

27 August, 2008
Page 21 
Brand owner Edrington

Produced in Scotland

Size 70cl (75cl South Africa)

Price SEK299, approx e20-25

Abv 40 (43 South Africa)

Markets Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Netherlands, Germany, South Africa

Contact: thefamousgrouse.com

Edrington's Black Grouse, a blend of Famous Grouse with Islay malt whiskies to create a peated, blended whisky, is being rolled out to a number of countries following its Swedish launch in April . It already has a presence in Germany and the Netherlands , and the Nordic and Baltic countries, plus South Africa, will get it this month, with other European markets following afterwards.

Famous Grouse director Gerry O'Donnell said: "We are seeing a trend towards more challenging whiskies and flavours, and we feel The Black Grouse delivers this on all levels."



Comment

Dominic Roskrow

The serious business of bourbon

This is most odd. I’m standing with two American gentlemen in the corner of a very swish steak bar staring at a surreal painting of what we’re being told is a ship exploding as it sails towards a lighthouse. I think.

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