Between $31 to $60

Compass Box Oak Cross Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ The Whiskey Reviewer first explored Compass Box’s interest in high quality French oak when we reviewed their acclaimed scotch, The Spice Tree. The Oak Cross scotch is another expression of that French oak connection. One of the innovations at Compass Box was the notion that French oak had more applications than just aging French wine. ...

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Compass Box Great King Street Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ The artisanal micro-distillery Compass Box set out to make its Great King Street scotch, named for the company’s Edinburgh address, with a simple mission in mind. In Compass Box’s opinion, blended scotch gets a bad rap because the market is flooded with cheap, poorly made blends. At The Whiskey Reviewer, we partially agree with that sentiment. ...

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Knob Creek Rye Whiskey Review

By S.D. Peters Rating: A Rye whiskey drinkers must be enjoying the 21st Century.  After decades of dependence on Old Overholt and Jim Beam Straight Rye, this piquant American whiskey has returned in superior form.  Champions of the “Rye Revival” may be mostly boutique, and inspired by a resurgent cocktail culture, but no serious Rye drinker will scoff a trend ...

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Compass Box The Spice Tree Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- In some circles, it is whispered that The Spice Tree is the whisk(e)y is the scotch the larger scotch industry doesn’t want you to have. Micro-distillery Compass Box first launched The Spice Tree in 2005, but were forced to discontinue production by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) under threat of legal action. The SWA objected ...

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