• Category Scotch
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Distillery Compass Box
  • Style Blended Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 49.5%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • floral
  • woody
  • cake
  • cinnamon
  • lemon
  • creamy vanilla
  • spicy
  • toasted oak
  • apple

Compass Box

GKS Single Marrying Cask ''The Lost Child'' (0.7l, 49.5%)
Oooops. This bottle is not available yet.
Add it to your wishlist and we will let you know once we get it.

Flaviar Members get free shipping on qualifying orders.

Join the club
Character Goatson
A curious Scottish blending experiment.

Compass Box and its founder, John Glaser (ex-marketing guy at Johnnie Walker), loves staying busy. After releasing numerous expressions and winning countless awards, the company came up with a special blending program. Great King Street, named for the address of the Edinburgh offices, is a range of Whiskies that aims to bring premium but approachable blends to drinkers that might not care for a glass of Whisky.

After the initial blending, the GKS Whiskies return to one of the original casks they were matured in (either a run-of-the-mill American barrel, a Sherry butt or a custom-toasted new French oak cask) to be married and united into a balanced and wonderful union. The result is a rich and round blend that juggles between both characters – like a flavorful marriage. You’ll savor everything from clove spice to creamy vanilla and fall in love with the concept of Whisky – if you’re not already a fan.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Distillery Compass Box
  • Style Blended Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 49.5%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Deep gold

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Light and playful nose with notes of green apples, citrus, toasted oak and sweet cream.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Smooth and creamy palate with floral wood, sultana, sponge cake, cinnamon and lemon curd flavors.

Finish
Medium-length finish with notes of cheesecake, vanilla cream and wood.
Flavor Spiral TM
About the Flavor Spiral
What does Compass Box GKS Single Marrying Cask ''The Lost Child'' taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Compass Box GKS Single Marrying Cask ''The Lost Child'' and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

Back to flavor spiral
  • floral
  • woody
  • cake
  • cinnamon
  • lemon
  • creamy vanilla
  • spicy
  • toasted oak
  • apple
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Ratings & Reviews
Watch out, fresh paint! Reviews have been temporarily disabled while we migrate them to our new website.
from From the flaviar times