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Compass Box Stranger & Stranger Scotch Whiskey Review

Whiskey: Compass Box Stranger & Stranger

TRenegade Master Blender John Glaser’s newest release is so radical we can’t even call it Scotch. Though it is composed of mostly of Single Malts from Scotland aged over 17 years, the spirit also includes 1% of a one-year-old Scottish single grain distillate used to season and condition Compass Box’s new barrels.

Size: 750mL

Proof: 92 (46% ABV)

Origin: United Kingdom

Distillery: Compass Box Whisky Co.

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Stranger & Stranger is a bit of a departure of blending experts Compass Box, because it's technically not a whisky. Technically. 99% of the blend is made with Scotch whisky (from Glenlossie, Glen Elgin and Linkwood, to be specific), while 1% of the blend is a grain spirit from Girvan which has only been aged for a year. It was released in celebration of working with packaging designers Stranger & Stranger for ten years.

Compass Box Stranger & Stranger Scotch Whiskey Tasting Notes

Nose: Vibrant orange blossom and fresh green apple notes up front. Develops hints of cut oak and menthol later on.

Palate: Rhubarb and custard sweeties, grassy barley, toasted brown sugar, cooked apple and a hint of milky tea.

Finish: Heavy vanilla and toasted almonds.

Distillery Information

Back in 2000, John Glaser believed there were too many companies making and selling Scotch whisky the same way. An American, transplanted to the UK and working for a large distiller, he wanted to do things differently to bring the joys of Scotch whisky to more people. So, he set up a different kind of Scotch whisky company, based on the long-lost model of the Scotch whisky blending house, but with a forward-looking approach and an unrelenting desire to create quality. He originally launched the business from his kitchen, but today, over a decade later, Compass Box has an office and Blending Room in London, its own stocks of maturing whiskies in Scotland, and just over a dozen employees. In an industry that has steadfastly remained committed to ‘the way we’ve always done things’, at Compass Box we focus relentlessly on creativity, process innovations, and exploring the many ways we all can enjoy the pleasures of Scotch whisky. With more spectrum of flavour and style than any other spirit, we believe Scotch whisky is one of the world’s great drinks. We're here to help ensure it stays that way for generations to come.

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