Compass Box Great King St. is named for Compass Box’s Edinburgh offices, Great King St. is a range of blended whiskies with a large amount of single malt in the recipe. These highly approachable whiskies were aimed at appealing to whisky connoisseurs, non-whisky drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts alike.
Cameronbridge is a grain whisky distillery founded in 1824 by the Haig family. It is located on the banks of the River Leven, just north of Edinburgh. Although it was founded in 1824, illicit distilling was said to have taken place at Cameronbridge as far back as 1655. Which would make it one of the oldest continuously running distilleries in Scotland and possibly the oldest grain distillery in the world.
The alchemy of whisky tasting is about exploring the varied expressions and intricate notes that whisky offer. Tasting itself is not only a sensory pleasure but analytical, as the perception of smell can evoke memory and emotion. The harmonics of smell is the intersection of what is discovered through the nuances of sight, smell, taste, and texture.
What is the ideal glass for drinking single malt whisky, some often ask?
A Toast to the Lassies on Robbie Burns Day