Country Scotch Whisky
Distillery/Brand Famous Grouse
Style Blended Whisky

Famous Grouse

Famous Grouse is one of the world's most popular blends, and the best-selling Scotch whisky in Scotland. This whisky is a nicely balanced, malty blend which was first made in 1896. It went on to be known as The Famous Grouse, with the name registered in 1905. Around eighty years later, the company was awarded a Royal Warrant. The blend represents great value for money, and it also works beautiful in whisky-based cocktails. Delicious.

A perennial favourite with critics and connoisseurs alike, Famous Grouse whisky is a superb blend with a great deal of character. Today, more than 2 million cases are sold annually, making it one of the most popular whiskies in the world.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose A crisp, light nose offering up notes of toffee apples, hints of dried flowers and biscuity barley.

Palate Balanced, biscuit-laden palate with a core of thick, creamy malt. Just a hint of spice and the vaguest whisper of smoke really bring a great deal of complexity.

Finish A slightly sweet, malty finish.

Overall A very malty, biscuity blend. It's easy to see why this is so popular in Scotland!

Winner of 1 spirit awards

Scotch Whisky - Blended - 2019
International Wine & Spirit Competition

Allergy information

This product does not contain any notifiable allergens
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Reviews for Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky
I like FG straight out of an unopened bottle, but more than any other whisky, Grouse benefits from Oxidation. I always buy a litre bottle, and pour half into the empty bottle just finished. I leave it for 2 or 3 weeks. The time with some air, softens the whisky wonderfully. A nice whisky with a hard edge, become soft and rounded. Try it, I recommend it. Lovely.
Master of Malt Customer
25 days ago
Really quite good…
I was pleasantly surprized when I reached for a bottle of Famous Grouse in a shop in a remote village in West Cornwall. There was no other whisky on the shelf but to my surprize this enters the palate in a very civilised way and is somewhat reminiscent of Bushmills whiskey which is my usual tipple. There is a second phase dimension of spices and a slight sweetness that make this a seductive proposition…
Greenfrog , United Kingdom
7 months ago
An easy evening tipple
Its not single malt, but it isn't meant to be. I've had a bottle of FG in the back of my cabinet for years which remained untouched until I started to read about and understand whisky. I now know that blended whiskies can be enjoyed in their own right, whilst I save my single malts for when I want to be challenged or have time on my hands. As a regular evening tipple which saves me burning through my single malts, FG is great.
Mat J , United Kingdom
11 months ago
Famous Grouse enjoy it any time any place anywhere
My go to sipping on an evening drink, over and above many much more rare and expensive Malts, Blends & Bourbons. Nice warming, relaxing sensations delivers with tastes of malty vanilla a little bit of spice mixed with biscuity & barley.
Master of Malt Customer
one year ago
Favourite blend.
My favourite tipple. Enjoy straight, with water, with soda water or just ice. You’re in charge and you’re a grown-up. Drink it how you want to.
Chris H , United Kingdom
one year ago
Correct value for money
I do not understand the negativity of some reviews. The same attitude I meet many times against Macallan, where I ask myself everytime : did these people really taste the whisky ? The Famous Grouse is not a top whisky, I think everybody can agree on that, but it is also not a bad whisky. From the blended ones that I know ( Bells, JWRed, Teachers, Grant ) it is for me the best. I am not going to compare with single malts, they play in another league. The only blend I place above FG is JWBlack Label, because of its more complexity. But it also cost more than double of what I paid for FG, 15 euros on offer here, which is a steal !
Eddy Louis C , Gambia
one year ago
Best Blend for the money

This is hands down the best blended Scotch for the money. That is not to say there are not others that compare. The tasting notes above are spot on. I have spent far more money on certain single malts as well as blends, and dollar for dollar Famous Grouse wins hands down.
Rick , Canada
one year ago
Best blended whisky value for money
Perfect for any ocassion
Master of Malt Customer
one year ago
A classic
The drink of choice for Dukes and working men alike. Great Scotch for every day.
Master of Malt Customer
one year ago
I believe Famous Grouse has the highest malt content of all blended whiskey. It is so smooth on the palate.beautiful flavors come through at all stages of sipping this wonderful Scotch .
Master of Malt Customer
2 years ago