Tag: canadian

Jul 13

Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye – Review

Crown Royal Northern Harvest 90% Rye Whisky 90 Proof Price Point: $25 – $35 for 750 ML Distiller: The Crown Royal Distilling Company Background Third try’s the charm, right?  This review marks my third Canadian whisky review in a row, a pattern that’s a first for me and likely a last.  Reviewing Canadian Club and Seagram’s …

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Jun 25

Seagram’s V.O. Canadian Whisky

Seagram’s V.O. Blended Canadian Whisky 80 Proof Price Point: $10 – $20 for 750 ML Distiller: Unknown Background Call me a glutton for punishment, because this is my second review in a row on the bottom shelf of Canadian whiskies.  Last time, we checked out Canadian Club, the iconic brand that, at one point or another, could be …

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Oct 18

Lot 40 Canadian Rye Whisky – Review

Lot No. 40 Single Copper Pot Still Canadian Rye Whisky 86 Proof Price Point: $60 – $70 for 750 ML Distiller: Pernod Ricard USA   Background Social media has granted us all access to a wealth of information, some factual and some biased.  I started seeing hype for Lot 40 Canadian Whisky about a year …

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Jan 24

Tap 8 Canadian Rye – Review

Tap 8 Rye Sherry Finished Canadian Whisky 83 Proof Price Point: $40 – $50 for 750 ML Distiller: Tap Whisky   Background One of many hot button topics currently being debated in the whiskey world is sourcing.  Cruise over to the Bourbon Truth blog, and you’ll see that transparency is something many “distillers” (putting that word …

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Apr 19

Collingwood Canadian Whisky – Review

Collingwood Canadian Whisky

Collingwood Hand-Crafted Blended Canadian Whisky 80 Proof Price Point: $20 – $30 for 750 ML Distiller: Brown-Forman Beverages   Background Much to my surprise upon writing this, I have only reviewed one other Canadian whisky on this blog – Forty Creek. I admitted in that review that I am not partial to Canadian whisky in …

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Mar 14

Which Whiskey is Best? (Part 2)

Highland Park 12 Year Old Scotch Detail

Last week I asked the question what is the best type of whiskey?  By this I mean, in your opinion, do you prefer American (including bourbon), Canadian, Irish, Scotch, or another international variety of whiskey? I didn’t get a whole lot of responses, but the ones I did get were very interesting.   On Facebook, …

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Mar 07

Which Whiskey is Best? (Part 1)

Bruichladdich Rocks Scotch Detail

Before we begin, let me just say that I am completely aware that I am jumping into a hornet’s nest.  Whiskey is something that people (including myself) are very, very passionate about, and the geographical segments that we identify the world’s greatest drink by have even more biased fans. That being said, what is the …

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Mar 03

Forty Creek Canadian Whisky – Review

Forty Creek Canadian Whisky

Forty Creek Premium Barrel Select Canadian Whisky 80 Proof Price Point: $20 – $30 for 750 ML Distiller: Kittling Ridge Distillery   Background My first experience with Forty Creek was in November of last year at Whiskey Fest.  I chanced upon their booth, which was one of the more modest at the show.  A quiet …

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