Hedonism; Doing everything in your power to achieve the maximum pleasure available , not a terrible way to live your life is guess.
Whisky tasting is objective of course and what I taste may be different to you but again Compass Box have given us a masterclass in blending.
On the nose I get a rich creamy coffee with roast hazelnuts and chocolate a hint of smoke from a charred barrel. Summer fruits, strawberry, raspberry and gooseberries after I’ve left the glass alone for half an hour.
Taste is silky bourbon with a hint of smoke and tea, chocolate covered toffee and Pineapple as it goes down, all of this from what equates to three or four drams worth, I can only imagine the depth of flavour I’d get from a full bottle.
But sadly imagining is all I can do at the moment.
Hedonism is brilliant although not a whisky for beginners and most people I know would be very hesitant at paying over sixty pounds for something so different to the norm a jump into hedonistic pleasure too far? For some yes for me I can but dream.