Compass Box Hedonism

£58.00

A seductive blended grain whisky that kicked off the Compass Box legacy.

Alcohol 43.0% vol.
700ml

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Description

FULL DESCRIPTION
This is where it all began for Compass Box and they haven’t looked back, continuing to make Hedonism every year since. First in its category, Hedonism is a blended grain Scotch whisky. Aged exclusively in American oak casks, the lively fruity character of the grain whisky marries perfectly with the sweet spice and caramels from the barrels.

TASTING NOTES
Appearance: Lemon gold.
Nose: Vanilla, lemon peel and creamy honey.
Taste: Créme brûlée, coconut, and sliced almonds.
Finish: Milk chocolate, wood and vanilla spice.
Overall: A rich, decadent blend of grain whisky.

Gift

There may be no better way to introduce someone to Scottish grain whisky. This dram will be well received by fans of both Irish and American whiskies. Hedonism is very approachable with plenty of sweet character and creamy mouthfeel, so it will be perfect for individuals just getting into whisky or those with a sweet-tooth.

RECOMMENDATIONS
If the person you’re buying for is a fan of the Compass Box Hedonism, you could also try Teeling Single Grain, Maker’s Mark or Dead Rabbit 5.

Connoisseur

Scotch whisky is a very broad category consisting of various styles, regions and production methods. It is unclear whether Ireland or Scotland was the first to produce whisky but it is likely that the practice became common in both countries concurrently. It is commonly thought that the knowledge of distillation was brought to Scotland (and Ireland) by monks returning from the Mediterranean and the Middle East in around 1000AD.

BLENDER
Compass Box Whisky

ABOUT THE LIQUID
Compass Box have created a bit of a storm by literally turning blended whisky on its head. Instead of a high grain to malt barley like you’d expect, Compass Box have a very high malt part. This is how the original blends would have been made.

INGREDIENTS
Water, Yeast, Grain.

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