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Compass Box Magic Cask (2020 Release), 46%

Price: $175 Issue: Summer 2021 Reviewer: Jonny McCormick




Banana-flavored candy, royal icing, and cocoa powder, with tangerine, cantaloupe, and soft pear on the nose. It's lush, groaning with fruit, but still has plenty of body. Expect fresh fruity flavors of pear and apple strewn across a bed of honeyed sugary sweetness propped up by a big wedge of vanilla. Structured around whiskies of the now-closed Imperial Distillery, it's one to sip and savor as it weaves its magic spells. (5,538 bottles, 1,800 for U.S.)