Back in 2000, John Glaser, the founder, and blender of Compass Box Whisky was working for a large UK distiller (Diageo). He realized that there was so much that hadn’t yet been explored in the world of blended Scotch Whisky. An American living in London, he decided to do something refreshingly different and bring the joys of Scotch whisky to more people in exciting new ways.
Originally working from his kitchen, Compass Box has grown over the years and now has two dedicated Blending Rooms in London. They have their own stocks of maturing whiskies in Scotland and a team of over 15 hugely enthusiastic whisky lovers. Every detail about his blends can be found on The Compass Box website.
Aromas of apple and pear dominate, with hints of pineapple, lemon, and lime zest, and Earl Grey Tea. Malty and gingery flavors. Honey, wild strawberries, and vanilla shortbread.
Distillery Near the Town of Aberlour 8%
Caol Ila 2%
Highland Malt Blend 2%
Holly’s Tasting Notes: Pears and red apple skins, A bit of my favorite Chobani Yogurt: Key Lime Crumble. The palate has honeydew melon and cantaloupe. More creamy citrus.
- Bottle Size750
- DistilleryCompass Box
- StyleBlended Malt
- Year Bottled2021
- Country of OriginScotland
- Cask StrengthNo