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Compass Box Great King Street Tasting notes and reviews

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Compass Box Great King Street

Compass Box
Great King Street
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
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Dave Broom

Sweet and integrated. Plenty of fresh lime and mint, a little cooked apple and clotted cream.
Very silky and creamy. Light in terms of the character of aromatics but beds well on the tongue. Juicy yellow plum mid palate.
Concentrated, sweet, then spicy oak.
A newcomer immediately holding its own. Has more succulent, yet soft weight than most in its style.

Rob Allanson

Vanilla kicks things off, then a lift of lemon zest, key lime pie. Very fresh as the oak notes come through.
Plenty of vanilla custard here, with ginger and some sugared almonds. There is some oak grip too dancing on the tongue.
Long with that oak gripping.
A new pretender to the throne of blends, but great stuff from Mr Glaser.
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