WhiskyFest Speaker John Glaser

John Glaser

Whiskymaker  |  Compass Box
American ex-pat John Glaser is the founder and head whiskymaker of Compass Box, the boutique Scotch whisky blending house widely recognized in the industry for their innovative approach to the creation and enjoyment of whisky.
With a desire to do things differently, John started Compass Box from the kitchen of his west London home in 2000 in order to bring the joys of Scotch whisky to more people. From the beginning, his vision has been to create one of Scotland’s finest and most compelling whisky companies, re-imagining the standards for quality and style in the industry.