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The Famous Grouse

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THE FAMOUS GROUSE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 4

1- 8 1s cast 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s and turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh to 3rd corner and turn LH, pass LSh to own 2nd corner (corners dance 4 bars)
17-24 1s repeat with 2nd and 4th corners and end passing LSh to face 2nd corner (corners dance 4 bars)
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (RSh to 2nd corners) and cross to 2nd place own sides

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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The Famous Grouse is a brand of blended Scotch whisky, first produced by Matthew Gloag and Son Ltd. in 1897, and now produced by The Edrington Group.

The malt whiskies used in The Famous Grouse blend include The Glenrothes (pronounced "glen-roth-iss"), Highland Park Single Malt and MacAllan (pronounced "muck-al-un") Single Malt. Its emblem is the Red Grouse.

In 2007 a peated special version of The Famous Grouse called The Black Grouse was developed.

Famous Grouse
A Bottle Of Black Grouse, By Famous Grouse

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