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Canadian, Forty Creek, Headline, Port Cask, Tasting Notes »

[8 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 523 views]
Forty Creek port wood reserve

Back in 2013 I took place in the Canadian whisky tweet tasting with Davin D.K and Johanne, and i am pretty sure we tasted this whisky too. unfortunately I did not keep notes when I originally tasted it, but was sent another sample by those two Canadian stars (not sure which, as its all a mess, and I did not …

Canadian, Finishes, Headline, Pike Creek, Port Cask, Tasting Notes, whiskey »

[24 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 561 views]
Pike Creek 10 yo Double Barreled Whiskey (Port finish)

My brief summer Hiatus is over (almost, a few days here and there). It’s been a nice relaxing week, with some whisky, beer and chilling by the pool with kids and family (and friends), and it’s time to continue the summer dramming sessions with some whiskey (a few of those this week). The first one is a Canadian sample that …

Canadian, Canadian Club, Headline, Sherry, Tasting Notes, whiskey »

[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 872 views]
Canadian Club Sherry Cask batch SC-020

Time for some more Canadian whiskey. Today with one of the better known brands – Canadian Club. This expressions is a bit unique, as it was finished in Sherry casks. If you’re a scotch aficionado, chances you won’t be blown away by this procedure of finishing a whisky in sherry casks, as it’s very common in scotch these days, but …

Canadian, Featured, Headline, Highwood, Tasting Notes »

[28 Jul 2014 | 4 Comments | 798 views]
Highwood 25 Year Old Calgary Stampede Whisky

Time for one more Canadian whisky, from a sample I long ago recieved from the one and only Davin D.K, who run the most comprehensive Canadian whisky site , a true whisky lover, and expert, and a really nice man.  To be honest, I’ve never heard about this whisky before trying it (not that this comes as a surprise, as …

Canadian, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes »

[22 Apr 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,018 views]
Post Passover Whisky: Wiser’s Legacy

So Passover is over, and whisky season is back on. This holiday was a bit different than previous years – not much rest, as we moved house in the middle of the holiday (not that a holiday with small kids is any rest either, but this was more physical with moving, carrying stuff and of course, relocating all the whisky …

Canadian, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes »

[11 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 1,004 views]
Some more Canadian: Masterson’s 10 yo straight Rye

So, I’m back from a few whisky loaded days over at Maltstock. it was amazing as ever, and you can expect some posts detailing the more interesting stuff that went over there, but until I gather enough willpower and energy to write a long post, here are notes from a long due Canadian whisky. Thanks to DDK I was able …

Canadian, Gibson's, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[23 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 947 views]
Gibson’s 18 Finest Rare

Time for another cracking Canadian whiskey (many thanks to Johanne and Davin D.K for the introduction and their help with samples) . If you do want more information and background on this one , you need to check out Davin’s Excellent site, which is indeed the best resource for any Canadian whiskey.
Gibson’s 18 Finest Rare , 40% , $ 74.95 …

Canadian, DavinTT, Featured, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes, whiskey »

[12 May 2013 | 8 Comments | 1,267 views]
Lot No. 40 and the Canadian whisky Twitter event #DavintTT (Part I)

Before I start one quick question to you all : Did you know that Canadian distilleries are forbidden by US regulations to let visitors inside ,and take a tour of the distilling process? I bet you did not know that. But as it seems the US forbids any food and drink company  that ships to the US via land transportation …

Alberta Premium, Canadian, Featured, Headline, Rye, Tasting Notes »

[19 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,585 views]
Alberta Permium Dark Horse (Canadian) Whiskey

So, Canadian whisky. Yes. They have been producing some amazing stuff, and not telling anyone about it, then came Davin De Kergommeaux , who knows everything there is to know (almost) about Canadian whisky, and wrote this lovely book of his (if you have not read this book, READ IT! its well written, and no wonder it has won a …

Book, Canadian, Featured, Headline »

[15 Oct 2012 | 7 Comments | 1,521 views]
Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert by Davin D.K

A few very interesting and well written books have been published and released in the past months and I am about to review a couple of such books, The first of which is an excellent book dealing with Canadian whisky, named simply “Canadian Whisky” and written by a true Canadian whisky lover, and perhaps the man who knows the most …