Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
for Germany
53.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
07 Mar 2012 9:14 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 77.71

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2 × member ratings

2 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Canto Cask 48 CB

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.50 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    On the nose, caramel. We already feel the power of alcohol. Too much, even. It's not very welcoming. It's like a trap: you're sweetened up to better put a pie in your mouth. Wood, too. Huge mouth spice: the whole range, from cinnamon to pepper through nutmeg and pepper. Too much spice. Final not so long but marked by the chilli. We are more serene after adding water. The caramel is greedy and fruit appear even in the mouth, nice surprise. Enthusiasm 3/5

  2. granella2003 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    The Canto Cask Range is a first for Compass Box: a

    range of 16 single cask, cask-strength Scotch malt whiskies. Each cask held the

    same malt whisky, but for the last 18 months the whiskies were aged on a range

    of different new oaks, both French and American, in a variety of different

    toasts. Number 48 used a heavily toasted French oak cask.

  3. granella2003 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      This is sweet and toasty with marshmallow notes and lots of vanilla.
    • Taste
      The vanilla expands on the palate to become
      slightly honeyed, then deepens further into toffee-pudding with some hints of
    • Finish
      A soothing finish with oodles of sweet honey and
      crème brûlée


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