Aged: No age statement
Product of: United Kingdom
Launched as one of two limited releases, one smoky (TR-06)the other lightly sherried (#00-V4), by Compass Box in September 2013. Following feedback from drinkers in January 2014 the company will announce which of the two blends will become a permanent edition to Great King Street.
Batch #TR-06 (the smoky one with the blue label) is a release of 3,805 bottles blended from 33% Lowland grain whisky and 67% malt whisky from Islay, Speyside and the Highlands. Mostly first-fill ex-bourbon barrels with a finish in new French oak. Bottled without chill filtration or added colour.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 24/11/2013
Clear, pale golden amber.
Salty sea air, vegetal seaweed and light smoke with leather, chalk, crushed mint leaves and white grapefruit zest.
Salty and peaty with lightly sweet creamy orchard fruit.
Lingering salty cream malt with a wisp of smoke.