GREAT KING STREET Artist's Blend 43%
Blended Whisky, Scotland, 50cl, Ref: 24
Almost 10 years after the launch of his first Blended Scotch, Asyla, John Glaser is back with Artist’s Blend, the first expression of a new range named after the street where the Compass Box headquarters are located: Great King Street. Artist’s Blend is
Artist’s Blend uses a dosage of malt and grain whiskies expertly-determined by John Glaser. The malt/grain ratio, around 50:50, shows how important John feels malt is for the final recipe. The North Highlands single malts are prioritised for their fruity
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AwardsVoted Malt Advocat Blended/Blended Malt Whisky of the Year 2012
- Appearance : Pale yellow.
- Nose : Precise, nuanced. On one side, the single grains express their vanilla, pecan and coconut notes. And on the other, the single malts bring out their liquorice, almost earthy richness. The grand finale reveals exotic fruits (guava, persimmon) and yellow pea
- Palate : Both vigorous and unctuous. Single grains and single malts melt together perfectly. So much so that is almost impossible to distinguish them from one another. Held tightly together by a superb malted bitterness, it evolves with spice (clove) and a gourman
- Overall : Long, more salty than sweet, and oily (green olive). Vanilla is present in all its forms; “bourbon-style”, ice cream, cream, vanilla pod. Lingers with menthol, liquorice and ripe fruits (Louise Bonne pear).
- The brand
Compass Box is unique in the world of whisky. Founded just over ten years ago, it is a small independent company specialising in the blending of whiskies bought from the main whisky producers. Compass Box has made this its speciality, becoming the master in its fields of blended malts, blended grains and blended whisky, with each category represented in its portfolio. It is also a company with a genuine philosophy, elevating blending to a worthy, noble task, distancing itself from its industrial image and reasserting the value of its craft as a ‘whiskymaker’.
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