Famous Grouse adds new member to the family

The Famous Grouse has a new member in their family, but this is no new blended whisky. Instead the whisky maker have finally got themselves a new distillery cat – and he needs a name. After a three month search, Scotland’s best-selling whisky has welcomed an adorable ginger kitten to take over the role of […]

Famous Grouse take world record for whisky

Last weekend, The Famous Grouse successfully broke the world record for the world’s largest bottle of whisky – filling a specially-created 228 litre bottle. The record was previously held by Jack Daniel’s who filled a 184 litre bottle with their famous Tennessee whiskey in 2011. The new monster bottle of Scotch will go on display […]

Newcastle barman wins Naked Grouse Cocktail Challenge

A Newcastle barman has won a national competition run by The Famous Grouse’s Naked Grouse brand to create the perfect Old Fashioned whisky cocktail – using only spirit, sugar, bitters and water. John Collingwood, of No.28 in Newcastle, won first place with his creation – The Bitter Sweet Grouse – which contains a double measure […]

Famous Grouse attempts to claim back world record for Scotland

The Famous Grouse is attempting to get into the Guinness Book of Records with the largest bottle of whisky, and win the record back from America’s Jack Daniels. The current record bottle was a 184 litre monster filled with the famous Tennessee whiskey and the good folk at Grouse plan to top that with a […]

Edrington sees profits rise

The maker of Scotland’s top-selling whisky is toasting 5.2% growth in profits to £148.8 million. Edrington, who produce The Famous Grouse, as well as The Macallan and Highland Park malts, increased their turnover by only 0.5% in the same period – with sales growth in premium brands boosting the profitability of the group. Like its […]

Grouse visitors given the chance to win a cask of single malt

Visitors to the Famous Grouse Experience in Perthshire are to be given the chance to win their very own cask of single malt whisky. The visitor attraction, at Glenturret Distillery, is celebrating its 10th anniversary and anyone taking their tour between now and the end of the year will get the chance to win a […]

Famous Grouse announces local sponsorship for 2012

Scotland’s best-selling blend, The Famous Grouse, has announced a programme of sponsorship for events in Perth. The whisky maker is based outside the Scottish city and is keen to support local businesses and events. Their sponsorship includes backing for the Perth Festival of the Arts, which opens this Thursday. The distiller will also be supporting […]

The Famous Grouse release Black Grouse Alpha

The Famous Grouse are releasing a new variation on their Black Grouse blend next month exclusively in travel retail in the Nordic region and Russia. The Black Grouse Alpha Edition contains a higher percentage of aged, peaty malts to accentuate its smokey flavour and was showcased at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes last year, […]

The Famous Grouse Experience turns 10

The “spiritual home” of The Famous Grouse, Scotland’s best-selling whisky, is celebrating its tenth birthday this year with a decade having passed since The Famous Grouse Experience opened near Perth. Close to a million visitors have passed through its doors and the visitor attraction at Glenturret, Scotland’s oldest working distilerry, has not only been awarded […]

New non-exec director on Grouse board

The former chairman of Cairn Energy has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Edrington Group. Norman Murray, who now chairs energy firm Petrofac, also sits on the board of Greene King and has worked for RBS, Deutsche Bank and KPMG, reports the Scotsman newspaper. The chief executive of Edrington welcomed Murray’s appointment and […]

The Grouse hopes for record-breaking kilt run

The Famous Grouse is sponsoring a world record attempt in Perth this year. The Perthshire distiller is hoping to help charities by breaking the world record for the most runners in a race – wearing kilts! The current world record is actually held by the city of Perth in Ontario, Canada, and the good folk […]