The rebirth of the blend is here! Named for the street in Edinburgh that is home to Compass Box HQ," master blender John Glaser has created a blend that rivals some of those white and black labels that you can find everywhere. Great King Street is an "artist's blend" of 54% Highland and Speyside malt and 46% grain whiskies with sweet cereal notes, hints of dried fruit and a nice backbone of vanilla. Now is a good time to stock up - your palate (and pocketbook) will thank us later"
There are some people in the spirits business who are cut from a different cloth, Compass Box's founder and master blender John Glaser is one of those folks. After many years in the wine trade, he entered the Scotch whisky business with Johnnie Walker, where he honed his palate and helped develop the renowned Green and Gold labels. Somewhat frustrated with the limitations of the corporate world, he felt compelled to follow his passion for making great blends. He started Compass Box to, as he states, "nurture the roots of tradition in order to grow the possibilities." An artist, visionary and one hell of a whisky "blendologist," he has successfully conjured up some of the biggest, baddest and sexiest drams we've tasted.