Compass Box

The Compass Box Affinity

September 5, 2019

Tasting notes:The nose on this dram, which is a blend of Scotch Whisky and Calvados, opens with funk, but it’s deep, dark, red, overripe apple cider funk. The woodiness [...]

The Compass Box No Name, no. 2

June 30, 2019

Tasting notes:On the nose, it’s all high register phenols oozing out of green apples and key limes grown especially for macarons served to castrati. It’s rich and [...]

The Compass Box Phenomenology

June 19, 2018

Tasting notes: The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only at dusk, a wise philosopher has said.  But the deeper question is: what does the owl pour into the glass on his end [...]

The Compass Box No Name

June 4, 2018

Tasting notes: We have a very strict policy here at The Malt Impostor, and we have it down to a four word mantra: no name, no theme. Granted, we rarely ever invoke it (this [...]
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