Compass Box Spice Tree

Compass Box Spice Tree

(0.75l, 46%)


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Scotch so avant-garde it was illegal in 2005.

Compass Box, Scottish maker of artisanal Whisky, is known for its forward-thinking and extravagant expressions. They create custom casks from premium Oak, select the best Whiskies they can find, create unique and magical blends, which are then matured for up to six years. Then, in 2005, Compass Box went "too far". In their daring endeavor, they decided to shake things up and use staves in the finishing process. Absolute horror show, right? Well, apparently. The Scotch Whisky Association banned the expression in 2006. Again, the staves!

Anyway, the lavish Spice Tree is back. After some tinkering and conspiratorial meetings with barrel makers, they came up with a unique hybrid Oak cask that brings similar results as the verboten version. And its second coming is wonderfully stunning. The 2.0 version was matured in custom-made American Oak casks with heads made of French Oak, and the result is a rich and intense malt with toasty accents and a taste that is so grand it should be illegal again. It's an awe-inspiring dram and expect unexpected smiles or even grins. Your brain will not compute the excellence. 
  • Category
  • Style
    Blended Malt Whisky
  • Region
    Scotland
  • Country
    Scotland
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Distillery
    Compass Box
  • Age
    NAS
  • Chill Filtered?
    No

Flavour Spiral™

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spicy
honey
caramel
vanilla
sweet
oak
toasted
salty
nutmeg
What does Compass Box Spice Tree taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Compass Box Spice Tree and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

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Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most single malts are matured longer).

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Deep honey and amber.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Warm aromas of sweet malt, grains and honey on the nose.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Sweet, round and light flavors of sea-salted caramel followed by a full blast of spices. Layered flavor profile.

Finish
Grandiose and rich finish with spicy hug.

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Ratings & Reviews
Rebecca
Rebecca,
Wow, there's a lot going on here, all at once. Malted barley, cantaloupe, apple, & dates on the nose. All that plus... maybe fruitcake? when drinking. Velvet on the tongue, and a hint of smoke on the exhale. Fantastic.
 
Matthew
Matthew,
If you kind of want to try spice or smoke, this would be a great intro. Great and easy to drink.
 
guest
guest,
Manque d'originalité, trop sur le toffee et pas assez sur l'epice
 
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