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Tasting Notes: Compass Box - The Peat Monster

With a name like that, this blended malt scotch whisky has a lot to live up to! Here Compass Box have married malts from 4 of the biggest peat players out there with the final product comprised of 40% Laphroaig (Hogshead), 20% Ledaig (Hogshead), 13% Caol Ila (Hogshead), and 26% Ardmore (Hogshead). 298 more words


Clos de los Siete, Mendoza, 2012

From the cellar: Easy to find, easy to drink.  Not sure why we’ve never posted on the Siete, a lovely red blend highly recommended.  For whatever reason, we laid some down a few years ago.  137 more words

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Tasting Notes: Compass Box - Oak Cross

Sat within Compass Box’s signature range is their “Oak Cross” blended malt scotch whisky. To those not fully versed in whisky-speak, that it is to say that it is a mixture of only malt whiskies from multiple distilleries. 311 more words


Douglas Laing's Highland Blend Timorous Beastie 46.8%

With their inventive packaging, having a sense of whimsy, play and days of yore, the “Remarkable Regional Malts” series explores the five different regions of Scotland. 279 more words


Nikka Whisky From The Barrel

In the first of our worldwide reviews we are looking at Nikka Whisky. Nikka Whisky Distilling Co. Ltd hails from Japan where they presently own two distilleries, the first of which was founded in 1934. 492 more words