Compass Box The Lost Blend
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Distillery Compass Box
  • Style Blended Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • smoky
  • peach
  • toasted
  • fire
  • oak
  • spicy
  • fruit
  • vanilla
  • floral

Compass Box

The Lost Blend (0.75l, 46%)
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Character Goatson
It's like walking into a lonely bar to find three gorgeous women … and you don’t have to choose. 
 
Compass Box isn’t a distillery … it isn’t a distributor … Compass Box is a story. It’s a great story that began in the year 2000 when John Glaser—a marketing director for Johnnie Walker decided to break out on his own. Think about it for a moment. John is an American working for one of the most iconic brand names in the word of Scotch Whisky and thinks he can do it better on his own. 

“The Lost Blend” is named in tribute to the long-gone “Eleuthera” with a tip of the hat to a wonderful short story by O’Henry of the same name. John Glaser’s “The Lost Blend” is a sublime combination of Highland sisters Clynelish and Allt-á-Bhainne with the wind-swept Islay goddess Caol Ila, aged and married together like only Compass Box can. It’s like walking into a lonely bar to find three gorgeous women waiting for you … and you don’t have to choose. 

SmartAss Corner
Interestingly, O’Henry’s short story “The Lost Blend” is about a few bartenders trying to recreate a mystical blend of spirits from rare and expensive casks of old Whisky.

 
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Distillery Compass Box
  • Style Blended Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 46%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Bright gold  
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Peaches and peat smoke … Yes indeed!  
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Candlelight, chardonnay, and toasted baguettes next to a roaring fire
 
Finish 
Warming and smoky 
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  • smoky
  • peach
  • toasted
  • fire
  • oak
  • spicy
  • fruit
  • vanilla
  • floral
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
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