Compass Box Virtual Tasting   

presented by Jill Boyd, Whiskymaker @ Compass Box

 

date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm Pacific Time

location: Virtual Tasting via Zoom

We are delighted to welcome Jill Boyd, Whiskymaker at Compass Box, for a virtual Masterclass. Since joining the team in January 2017, Jill has become a key whisky maker at Compass Box and will be joining us all the way from the UK for this special event. Jill hails from the North-East of Scotland, and her job includes working on the brand's blends, purchasing new-make spirit to be filled into their own casks, as well as choosing and buying matured stocks. Apart from making whiskies, she is also a brand ambassador for Compass Box. She is the perfect person to be presenting the whiskies that we will be trying, as she has probably created and put them together with John Glaser.

the line-up:

1. Great King Street Artist’s Blend
2. Great King Street Glasgow Blend
3. Hedonism
4. The Spice Tree
5. Story of the Spaniard
6. Peat Monster
7. Magic Cask Ltd. Edition

about Compass Box [link]:

Founded by US entrepreneur John Glaser from his kitchen in 2000 as a blending house for the modern era, constantly innovating a range of innovative blended Scotch, blended malt and blended grain whiskies. John is also always pushing for more transparency with the blends, and happily gives you the recipe to all his blends (something that is actually not allowed according to Scotch Whisky Association rules).

note:
Zoom information is on the placemat + SCWC website page
sample size = 1oz, except 1/2oz on the Magic Cask Ltd. Ed.

Big thanks to Scott Ellis, Western Region Manager for making this happen!

Meeting ID:

878 0769 3562


Password:

CB2021

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