Box is a UK-based blending and bottling company that was
founded in 2000 by the American John Glaser. Compass Box
have released eight bottlings so far including the Peat
Monster. Their first smoky release was named ‘Monster’
and was limited to 540 bottles. The Cask Strength (55%)
bottling was highly appreciated, which prompted the
company to release another bottling in 2004, the ‘Peat
Peat Monster is bottled at 46%. It is not chill filtered
and contains no colour additives. The whisky is composed
primarily of Caol Ila 10-11 years old and Ardmore 12-17
years old. The whisky is married for several months in
ex-bourbon First Refill American oak casks. The marrying
allows the intense smokiness of Caol Ila to be
beautifully balanced by Ardmore’s milder, sweeter notes.
Light golden colour.
Full-bodied, smoky and slightly sweet. Some maltiness
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