whiskey is accommodating yet complex with a large amt of sweet coconut and vanilla like flavors. Hedonism Quindecimus uses grain whiskies of varying ages from five distilleries to create a riotous, intergenerational celebration of all that the interplay between grain spirit and American oak can deliver. Fifteenth Anniversary Limited Edition.. Users have rated this product 4 out of 5 stars. Astonishing balance between richness of the spirit and complexity. So I found a nearby Compass Box fan and just gave him most of what was left in the bottle. Hedonism is a blended grain Scotch whisky. Believing that good grain whisky was – and still largely is – an undiscovered secret kept by the Scotch industry, former Johnnie Walker marketer John Glaser made the leap into independent bottling with Compass Box in 2000. Begin typing your search above and press return to search. Quite its fill of spices with cinnamon, light pepper and coriander. Cards on the table and I’m not a huge fan of Compass Box. Rich. Lots of older grain notes going on here. Hedonism History. Be careful though, the toffee on the palate is quite bold and can hide the subtler notes if unprepared / tired / already drunk. Book Hedonism II, Negril on Tripadvisor: See 3,712 traveler reviews, 1,874 candid photos, and great deals for Hedonism II, ranked #15 of 82 hotels in Negril and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. Drew Beard is Assistant Editor and Social Media Manager for Drinkhacker. Review: Compass Box’s Hedonism Quindecimus. Info: This limited edition blended grain scotch whisky release from Compass Box was created in celebration of the 15th anniversary of their Hedonism blended grain whisky (which was their first bottling!). Made with a selection of grain whiskies of various ages from a number of different distilleries, this is handsomely complex and vibrantly flavoursome. Whisky reviews, news & features without favour. I've been a massive fan of Compass Box whiskies and especially Hedonism for a good number of years so this Hedonism Quindecimus celebrating 15 years of the original Hedonism really did interest me. Hedonism Quindecimus is a blend of grain whiskies from five different distilleries. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Others do paid-for content with brands. This one is a hidden pearl in the world of whiskeys. Excellent. My opinion is that Quindecimus veered away from the flavor template of the regular Hedonism, and while it is a fine whisky, that wasn’t necessary a good thing. By G-LO on May 26, ... Hedonism Quindecimus uses grain whiskies of varying ages from five distilleries to create a riotous, intergenerational celebration of all that the interplay between grain spirit and American oak can deliver. Palate: Very sensual, disarmingly sleek and creamy. Rating: 75 / 100. He is also the online editor for Distilled. It’s my personal taste but I do find that many of their releases rely on Clynelish and occupy a narrow spectrum of the whisky hemisphere. Hedonism Quindecimus Time for a Compass Box release in the form of the celebratory Hedonism Quindecimus marking 15 years in business. Whisky Review – Compass Box Hedonism Quindecimus. Some red pepper provides an interesting point to mull. Whisky review : Hedonism Quindecimus. 46% ABV - Natural Color - Non Chill Filtered. My mouth water for more. All credit to the team at Compass Box, as they’ve built a brand and loyal following who snap up every release regardless of the concept or price. I had a Spice Tree bottling that just didn’t agree with me and eventually I used some in a whisky sauce but even then that failed to impress. Some of the big whisky websites are funded by corporate groups. Taste: it’s a very safe blend assortment of light sugary flavours and very safe. More caramel topped peaches along with grapefruits. General description. 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