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Overall rating
86.79/100
votes
27
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Bottled
05.2019
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon, Refill Sherry Butts
Number of bottles
6151
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
506032880055
Added on
21 Jun 2019 4:28 pm by Tijmen
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 134,87

17 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

97 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Circle Release No. 1

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.79 points

  1. Dominique69 scored this whisky 86 points Moderator

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Dris scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Sun. Summer fruits, melon, watermelon, blood orange, pear. In the mouth, the fruits become slightly acidic, the finish is quite long and overlooks the apple.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. galg33 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Compass Box ‘The circle’
    JULY 24, 2019GAL GRANOV 0

    The latest Blended Malt from the guys at Compass box is called ‘The Circle’, the whisky is is based around a parcel of fruity and creamy single malt from the Tamdhu Distillery in Speyside. This is supported by malt whisky from the Clynelish Distillery. A touch of peated malt whisky from an Orkney distillery and a small proportion of a French oak-finished blended malt whisky complete the recipe. What’s nice is that they have chosen to use an ex-bourbon cask from Tamdhu which mostly releases sherried whiskies, quite uncharacteristic… and some Clynelish of course ????

    The whisky is bottled at 46% Natural Color Light 5 Micron Filtration , and Not Chill-Filtered.

    Nose : It’s mostly like stepping into a bakery : Apple crumble, with lots of vanilla, sweet dough and plenty of malty cereal notes. Icing sugar, more barley sugar and then some more apple peel with a hint of wet cardboard.

    Palate: Starts with Apple strudel, sweet pastries, cinnamon and lots of malty notes, cereals . bitter toasted wood, vanilla ice-cream and a hint of smoke.

    Finish : Wee smoke, apple peel, buttered toast.

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