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Compass Box

Compass Box: “The Spice Tree”

Yesterday I finished my first bottle of Compass Box The Spice Tree. I had bought it because of the types of wood used for making the cask. Now that I did the first bottle kill for this dram I can... Continue Reading →

Bruichladdich Octomore #laddieMP6

What can we learn from the information given about the #laddiemp6 Octomore bottles without nosing and tasting them? This is an attempt by me to predict some of the notes I can expect based on the know how I currently... Continue Reading →

Compass Box: “Spice Tree”

I could make a long blog about Compass Box Spice Tree, but I can cut it short to just some words! Absolutely Deliciously Spicey! Love it! The end! PS: if you are wondering what the blue glass is all about,... Continue Reading →

Compass Box: Hedonism, Triangle Test ISO 4120

Compass box shares information on internet via multiple channels one of which is twitter. Compass Box Tweet, screencaptured Consistency in whisky is important for blends and single malts alike. I took this tweet by compass box as an opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Sherry cask influence…. update

I had set out to proof or disprove a theory that I had postulated. I wanted to show that the notes that are supposedly from the ex content of a cask were actually coming from the wood, not so much... Continue Reading →

Compass Box: “Enlightenment”

This blog was started on 19th of March 2016. Compass Box will come with a limited edition of "enlightenment". In the USA it will be a 750 ml bottling at 46% ABV. The labels are just stunning and also give... Continue Reading →

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