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[10 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 611 views]
Compass Box Great King Street – Glasgow Blend – Review

Time for another new release from Compass box, after the excellent Lost blend, this is a Blended whisky, rather than a Blended Malt (meaning it has some grain whisky as well as malt whisky as an ingredient).
GLASGOW BLEND is the second permanent whisky to be introduced to the Great King Street range , which is essentially a small-batch Blended Scotch …

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[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,541 views]
Compass Box–The lost blend – Review

Time for some new releases from Compass box. It’s been a while since I tasted a new one from this brilliant little whisky company (headed by John Glazer). this time we’re speaking Blended Malt again: THE LOST BLEND is a new limited edition release – this marriage of three single malts is a homage to their long lost (and much …

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[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 872 views]
Two very different Compass Box whiskies

Today I’m tasting two very different whiskies from Compass Box. The only similarities is that both are Blended whiskies (containing Grain & Malt whiskies). The first one is Great King Street Experimental Batch #TR-06. I’ve recently tried the sister expression ( the 00-V4 ) which was lovely. TR-06 contains 33% Lowland grain whisky  and 67% Malt whisky from the regions …

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[29 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 939 views]
Compass Box Peat monster 10th Anniversary release

Peat monster was first released 10 years ago and turned out to be Compass Box’s biggest seller, and I know many people who love that dram dearly and associate Compass Box with it. To celebrate the 10th Anniversary, CB have released a special bottling (5,700 bottles) at 48.9%, consisting of Islay single malts distilled on the south shore of the …

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[22 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 1,241 views]
Tasting an amazing blend: Compass Box “The General”

So, £180 for a blended whisky? This is what I was asking myself when I saw the first PR for this one. It seems a lot. But when you taste this thing, it all changes. really. So what is this “General” whisky all about?  The story goes that Two different companies approached us Compass box with similar stories: they each …

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[9 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 787 views]
Compass Box Great King Street – Experimental 00-V4

It has certainly been a long time since I reviewed a new Compass Box whisky. Some are in the queue. Gladly I have gotten a sample from a friend.  the previous GKS versions (NY blend and Artist’s Blend ) were both great blends with the former peated nicely.
Compass Box Great King Street Experimental Batch #00-V4 , 43% , £32
Nose: A …

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[29 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | 980 views]
Whisky PR Corner : New Compass Box Delilah

Through a shared vision that a great whisky should be enjoyable to all, boutique Scotch whisky maker and craft blender, Compass Box Whisky Co., and Delilah’s, Chicago’s legendary punk rock bar have collaborated to create DELILAH’S – a limited edition Compass Box whisky to celebrate the bar’s 20thanniversary. Only 6,000 bottles of this eponymous craft Scotch whisky will be available …

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[31 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,758 views]
Compass Box Great King Street–New York Blend

Time for another Compass Box whisky review : this time a limited edition of the GKS, but a completely different animal… this baby contains 20%  Lowland grain whisky and 80%  Malt whisky from the regions of Islay, the Highlands and Speyside. But, (and a big but) A quarter of the recipe is from heavy-peated
single malts, mostly from Islay, meaning we’re …

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[8 Oct 2012 | 3 Comments | 1,825 views]
Tasting Compass Box Hedonism

The truth is I tasted this one a long time ago, even a year or more ago with a bunch of other CB’s and for some odd reason did not post my notes. Gladly I received another wee sample of this lovely dram for last month’s Compass Box twitter tasting, and this time around got to write my notes again. …

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[18 Sep 2012 | 5 Comments | 2,035 views]
Tasting Compass Box Flaming Heart 2012 edition

Israel Post. I love hate it. It’s evil. You can count on it to do its work so slowly it can be infuriating at times. Other  times it just works fine. Go figure.
It all started with a Compass Box Tweeter tasting Part Deux. I was keen on participating but the Evil post (again) did not deliver the samples on time. …