Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Balvenie 21 Year PortWood – May 21, 2013

The Balvenie Distillery – nurtures a high level of craftsmanship. Grows its own barley, malts in its own traditional malt floorings, employs coopers to tend the casks and a coppersmith to maintain the stills. An additional period of maturation in … Continue reading

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Tasting: White Owl

I had the privilege of hosting the Fort Henry expression of the PWS in Feb/13. This would be my first foray into hosting a PWS gathering.  I found my bottle choice on the LCBO website, having somewhat of an attraction to … Continue reading

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Forty Creek Confederation Oak Reserve – 30 Apr 13

Forty Creek Confederation Oak reserve is the fourth special release from Whisky maker John Hall’s Kittling Ridge Distillery. At 16,800 bottles, this is also Hall’s largest special release.  Hall produces Confederation Oak Reserve with his traditional Forty creek “Meritage” process … Continue reading

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Glenmorangie- The Nectar d’Or , April 25th, 2013

At our most recent tasting, the Ottawa expression of PWS enjoy a Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky created by a distillery that can lay claim to both the tallest stills in Scotland at 16’10” and the pioneers in the practice … Continue reading

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