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Compass Box Oak Cross – named for the American and French oaks used to re-age whiskies from three distilleries. I could go into more detail but sometimes too many things is too many things.

 


nose

Dan – oak, lime, pickling spice, sour cream?
Simon – oak, tequila, mustard

neat
Dan – rough umami, weird
Simon – nameless light savoury, no salt but not sweet

finish
Dan – very standard manly’s man’s scotch
Simon – low torso warm

splash
Dan – neat plus sweet
Simon – warm becomes burn

overall
Dan – 3/10
Simon – 5/10

for a blend
Dan – 3/10
Simon – 5/10

Compass Box Oak Cross Blended Scotch Whisky – 43% 50ml – $77.00 – Scotland

Try it? No. Buy it? No.

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