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Het Kompas The Living Cask

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Back in July 1920 the noted literary critic and oenophile Professor George Saintsbury published his " Notes on a Cellar - Book".

In those war - weary days it was an immediate success, being reprinted four times by 1923.

He devoted a scant eight pages to whisky, but what pages !

In them we find this trenchant vieuws (' I had never cared, and do not to this day care, much for the advertised blends, which, for this or that reason the public likes, or thinks it likes' ) and the following magnificently impractical recommendation:

"The more excellent way ( to store whisky at home) ÖÖ is to establish a cask of wathever size your purse and cellar will admitt, from a "butt" to an "octave" or an "anker"or even less:

fill it up with good and drinkable whisky from six to eight years old, stand it up on end, tap it half - way down or even a little higher and, when you get to or near the tap, fill it up again with whisky fit to drink, but not to old ! ".

What a splendid proposition, and what a splendid prospect such a cask would present!

But it must be admitted, hardly a realistic one in today's home. Even if your partner would agree.

HET KOMPAS THE LIVING CASK

A whisky that's different every time you drink it, carefully chosen Scottish Single Malt Whiskies are topped up and then left to mary.

Single Malt Whiskies in this cask:

Aperatief / Digistief

Schotland

HET KOMPAS THE LIVING CASK

Single Malt Whiskies in this cask:


Ardmore 1977 43 %, Glen Grant 1980 55,1 %, The BenRiach Heart of Speyside 40 %,
Speyburn 10 year 40 %, The Glenlivet 15 year 43 %, Ben Nevis 1998 43 %, Glencadam 15 year 40 %, Glengoyne 1971 57.0 %, Dallas Dhu 1978 43 %, Imperial 1989 43 %,
Royal Lochnagar 12 year 40 %, Rosebank 1991 46 %, Strathisla 25 year 40 %, Pittyvaich 12 year 57 %, Mannochmore 1984 40 %, Longmorn 29 year 45 %, Lochside 1966
40 %, Littlemill 1989 43 %, Glenfarclas 105 60 %, Linkwood 1967 40 %, The Macallan 1974
54.1 %, Mortlach 1989 46 %, Inverleven 1984 40 %, Inchgower 1979 43 %, Knockando 1980
43 %, The Tormore 10 year 43 %, Springbank 1991 46 %, Ardmore 1987 40 %, Balmenach
1981 63.3 %, Aultmore 1989 50 %, Ben Nevis 1966 59 %, Benriach 1982 62,4 %, Benromach
12 year 40 %, Glendronach 1987 43 %, Glen Elgin 18 year 46 %, Glen Spey 21 year 55,4 %,
Glentauchers 14 year 58,5 %, Glenmorangie Port Wood Finish 43 %, Braes of Glenlivet 1979
43 %, Caperdonich 1977 60,5 %, Dalmore 1986 43 %, Glenesk 1982 40 %, Glenlossie 1971
40 %, Glenrothes 1973 43 %, Glencadam 15 year 40 %, Glen Grant 10 year 40 %, Auchentoshan 1992 46 %, Allt - A - Bhainne 12 year 43 %, An Cnoc 1991 46 %, Cragganmore 1984 DE 40 %, Glengoyne 1968 Vintage Reserve 50,3 %, Burn of Speyside 46 %, The Singleton of Dufftown Speyside Cascade 40 %, The Singleton fo Dufftown
Sunray 40 %, Clynelish 12 years 59,9 %, Glen Moray 43 %, Glen Rothes 1989 43 %,
Glenfarclas 105 60 %, Glenlossie 10 years 43 % Flora & Fauna, Bunnahabhain 6 years 61.2 %
S.M.W.S. Code 10.78, Glen Grant 24 years 57 % S.M.W.S. Code 9.97, Laphroaig 14 years 60.6 %, S.M.W.S. Code 29.158, Clynelish 48.2 % S.M.W.S. Code 26.106, Glen Moray 19 years, S.M.W.S. Code 35.126,Arran 1 year old spirit 1996 Cask Strenght 61.5 %, Glenfarclas 8 year 40 %,
Glenrothes 1973 43 %, Glencadam 15 year 40 %, Glen Grant 10 year 40 %, Auchentoshan 1992 46 %, Allt - A - Bhainne 12 year 43 %, An Cnoc 1991 46 %, Cragganmore 1984 DE 40 %, Glengoyne 1968 Vintage Reserve 50,3 %, Burn of Speyside 46 %, The Singleton of Dufftown Speyside Cascade 40 %, The Singleton fo Dufftown
Sunray 40 %, Clynelish 12 years 59,9 %, Rosebank 1990 46 % Murray McDavid, Mortlach
12 years 1989 46 % Unchill -Filtered Collection, Sherry Butt, Macallan 1978 43 %,
Glendullan 22 years 62.6 % Rare Malts Selection, The BenRiach Aged 10 years 46 %
Curiositas, The BenRiach Heart of Speyside 40 %, Ben Nevis 7 years 43n % Battle Hill,
Aberlour 10 year 40 %,





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