Compass Box Hedonism

CB Hedonism

Paid: $65 for 700ml

Distilled/Owned by: From their website: “Will vary according to batch but typically whiskies from the following distilleries: Cameron Bridge, Carsebridge, Cambus, Port Dundas or Dumbarton.”

Region: Scotland

43% ABV

Aged For: NAS, Average age of 13 years

Mashbill: Blend of grain whiskies

Cask Type: Undisclosed, likely ex-bourbon or refill hogsheads

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

 


 

Color: Almost clear, like a white wine.

Nose: Confectionary Sugar, Oatmeal Cookies, Vanilla and gentle oak.

Taste: Very supple, Vanilla dominates this. Coconut, chocolate. Very much an aperitif or desert in its’s own right.

Finish: Toffee, a smidgen of apple, silky crème Brule and mocha. Shorter and no significant warmth.

Thoughts: I wouldn’t recommend this as a daily drinker, but if you were out of vanilla ice cream and wanted a liquid desert I would say this makes and excellent substitute. I greatly enjoyed this. Ooodles of Vanilla

Score: 87 out of 100

 

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