We got in the newest limited edition from Compass Box this week. It is their Delilah's, it is an homage to Delilah’s, Mike Miller’s legendary punk rock whisky bar in Chicago, to celebrate the bar’s 20th anniversary in 2013.
• The whisky was developed jointly by John Glaser and Mike Miller as an expression of their shared vision that great whisky should be enjoyable by all.
• Delilah’s is an intense yet subtly complex Scotch whisky aged in a mix of experimental new American oak barrels and rejuvenated American oak hogsheads.
• It has been created to be perfect served as a shot with a beer.
Availability- Limited Release of 6,324 bottles Bottled in July 2013.
Flavour Descriptors- Rich and sweet, with intense yet subtly complex, honeyed and seductive fruity notes, cereals and vanilla-cream.
Recommendations- Delicious drunk as a shot along with a beer or sipped neat with chilled water to taste.
Distillery Sourcing- Single malts from the towns of Alness and Longmorn (approx 50% of the recipe); single grain whisky from Fife (approx 50% of the recipe).
Bottling Details- Bottled at 40%. Not chill filtered. Natural colour.