Compass Box Great King Street Artist's Blend Scotch
About Compass Box Great King Street Artist's Blend Scotch
Presenting Compass Box Great King Street Artist's Blend Scotch, a true masterpiece in the world of blended scotch whisky. This unique blend is carefully crafted by the talented team at Compass Box, a boutique Scotch whisky company that prides itself on innovation and experimentation.
One interesting fact about this blend is that it is inspired by the historic whisky trade in the late 19th century, where blenders would create custom blends for their clients. The Great King Street Artist's Blend is a tribute to this era, and features a blend of Highland, Lowland, and Speyside whiskies that are aged in different types of oak casks.
On the nose, this whisky is warm and inviting, with notes of honey, vanilla, and fresh bread. On the palate, it is smooth and well-rounded, with flavors of citrus, spice, and a subtle smokiness. The finish is long and satisfying, with a hint of sweetness and a touch of oak.
For a unique and flavorful cocktail, try the "Great King Street Sour". Combine 2 oz of Great King Street Artist's Blend Scotch with 1 oz of fresh lemon juice, ¾ oz of honey syrup, and 1 dash of orange bitters in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon twist and enjoy!
The Great King Street Artist's Blend is made up of 46% malt whisky and 54% grain whisky, all aged between 5 and 9 years. The blend is then married in French oak barrels for an additional 6 months, resulting in a rich and complex flavor profile. This blend is bottled at 43% ABV, and is non-chill filtered to preserve its full flavor and aroma.
In summary, Compass Box Great King Street Artist's Blend Scotch is a truly exceptional whisky that pays homage to the history of blended Scotch whisky. With its unique flavor profile, intriguing backstory, and versatile cocktail potential, it is sure to impress even the most discerning whisky connoisseurs.
750ml & 86 Proof
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Main Ingredient: Malted Barley
Country of Origin: Scotland
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