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Hedonism Quindecimus CB

Overall rating
88.59/100
votes
114
Whiskybase ID
WB66231
Category
Blended Grain
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
15th Anniversary Limited Edition
Bottled
02.2015
Stated Age
20 years old
Number of bottles
5689
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5065000482918
Added on
30 Mar 2015 2:50 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 217.01

47 × in wishlist

114 × member ratings

331 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Hedonism Quindecimus CB

19 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.59 points

  1. Owidram scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Right name. It is hedonism.

    Quite complex and deep nose on honey, polish.

    Mouth is perfectly balanced and it changes a lot with time in the glass.

    it's fresh too.

    Very well made; Loved this dram.

  2. 404fred did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    20- and 25-year-old grain whisky from Port Dundas; 32-year-old whisky from Bumbarton, 20-year-old from North British and a parcel of 32-year-old pre-blended grain whisky from Loch Lomond

  3. Titi94 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Official Tasting Notes from Compass Box:

    The combination of grain whiskies from different distilleries and of varying ages has created extraordinary complexity and juxtapositions of flavour. Indulgent yet lively, unctuous yet light,  a deep, sweet caramel coconut succulence combining with exultant tropical fruits.

  4. Asurmen22 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    C: gold

    N: a gourmet blended grain (vanilla, caramel) and fruit (coconut, a little melon), a tart side with caramelized pears, sweet brioche / waffle type. For once, I find that we feel the blended grain aspect quite well. Some spices. There is indeed this "bright" side noted by many, I find in any case that it reminds of brioche desserts, bakery smells ...

    B: very tasty: vanilla, creamy, a side of custard. Then the barrel expresses itself and we arrive on a rather bitter finish with spices (pepper, ginger), which counterbalances this brioche side.

    F: rather long, rather bitter (is it due to the sample?)

    A gourmet whiskey that reminds me of a Longmorn from Wemyss with an evocative name ("at the waffle merchant")

  5. Dramtastic.86 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. stefsel111 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. cuhp scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Not my style, but the taste is good.
    • Nose
      "Blended" nose with liquorice , caramel, vanilla, cream and young/edgy background.
    • Taste
      Smooth, creamy vanilla with cognac like spice. 
    • Finish
      Bitter, salty. 

  8. Calmar scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Not bad for grain whiskey, the aroma even tries to show depth and some complexity, the taste / finish is very rich and pleasant, tidy, but do not expect a miracle - grain is grain, although very qualitatively made, therefore, the question arises about the price that sufficiently large.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, grain, freshly birch birch, resin, coniferous wood dust, hot metal shavings in oil, stone dust.
    • Taste
      Thick, sweet-resin, pine needles, pine nuts in resin.
    • Finish
      Dense, warming, sweet caramel, oak, young shoots of pine, burnt caramel.

  9. LittleAlbert scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

  10. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

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