Tag Archive: John Glaser

Oct 18

Compass Box Flaming Heart 15th Anniversary Edition

So, I will try to keep the preamble short for this one! As I mentioned in the previous post, when I went to the Compass Box tasting at Trinity Hall, my hope was that Marius would offer one of the more recent, limited edition releases, and he did, and then some! If you’re one of …

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Oct 17

Compass Box – Enlightenment

Let’s continue our Compass Box reviews from the tasting in October at Trinity Hall. In the second of this series I am going to bypass the actual second and third whiskies we tasted, the Oak Cross and The Lost Blend because I reviewed them both previously this past March I and don’t think I need to return to them …

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Oct 14

Compass Box Great King St. Glasgow Blend

I’ve mentioned in the past that we are fortunate here in the Dallas area that we have Trinity Hall, a wonderful little Irish Pub (run by an actual Irishman!) with a fantastic, and quite extensive, whisky (and whiskey) selection. It really helps that Marius Donnelly, the Chief Bottle Washer at Trinity Hall, also happens to …

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Mar 03

Whisky Review – Compass Box, The Spice Tree

The Spice Tree; the whisky that was, then wasn’t, then was again! The story of The Spice Tree whisky has been told many times, but just in case it is new to you, here is a quick overview: It started as an experiment in maturation. Compass Box placed new French oak “inner staves” into a …

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Feb 07

Exploring Compass Box Whisky Co.

  Here are a couple of videos that you might find interesting in advance of our Compass Box tasting this month. Mark Gillespie, who puts together a weblog called WhiskyCast ®, conducted an on-site interview with John Glaser, founder of Compass Box Whisky Co. The interview is interesting and insightful, offering a unique glimpse into …

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