Compass Box ‘Orangerie’

Whisky Den

Bought: Amazon, 5th March 2015

Ratings:
77.24/100 – Whiskybase (average from 19 member votes)

Amazon enticed me again with another ‘Daily Deal’ this time with an unusual whisky from one of my favourite independent bottlers, Compass Box. I love ‘The Spice Tree’ and I’ve had my eye on the ‘Orangerie’ for a while now. Controversial, or ground breaking? Liqueur or ‘whisky with a difference’? Adding a hint of orange has certainly raised a few eyebrows in the whisky world, leaving some drinkers either loving it or hating it.

I was interested to read recently that Amrut, the Indian whisky distillery, have released the world’s first orange-infused single malt called Naarangi. I’m guessing the master blender at Amrut tried the Orangerie and was impressed enough to risk blending a single malt with a citrus zing. You can read about the Amrut Naarangi here.

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