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Compass Box Spice Tree Banned Edition

Lot: 112421

Compass Box Spice Tree Banned Edition

Winning Bid: £395
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 19 bids

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Region: 
Scotland
Bottler: 
Compass Box
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Bottled Strength: 
46%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Compass Box Spice Tree Banned Edition

A blend of different single malt whiskies, all produced in the northern Highland region, and matured in unique barrels.

This is the original Spice Tree, which used 'fresh new oak staves' placed within the casks to add additional character. However the Scotch Whisky Association didn't like this one bit, they saw it as a breach of the traditional methods used to create whisky.

Henceforth this first bottling of Spice Tree was removed from sale and Compass Box were forced to re-think their production method for the brand.

This rare Compass Box is popular not only because of the controversy, but also the quality of whisky!

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