Category Archives: Upper Canada Tastings

Hudson Baby Bourbon – 20 Apr 2015

Produced at: Tuthilltown Spirits Distillery, Gardiner, New York Description: “HUDSON BABY BOURBON is the first legal pot-still whiskey to be produced in New York since prohibition! This single grain bourbon is made from 100% New York corn and aged in … Continue reading

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Mortlach Rare Old – 23 Mar 2015

Produced at: Mortlach distillery, Speyside Scotland Description: Situated in the heart of the Speyside region of Scotland, Dufftown is known the Whisky Capital of the World. The village, which produces more malt whisky than any other town in Scotland, is … Continue reading

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Booker’s – 24 Feb 2015

Produced at: James B. Beam Distilling Co. Clermont, KY Description: In 1988, Booker Noe introduced his own signature bourbon, Booker’s True Barrel Bourbon. Inspired by a 200-year-old tradition, Booker’s is the only bourbon bottled straight-from-the-barrel, uncut and unfiltered. First created … Continue reading

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Chivas Regal Royal Salute 100 Cask – 05 December 2014

Produced at: Strathisla Distillery (Speyside) owned by Chivas Brothers. Description: In 1953, in honour of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Chivas Brothers created Royal Salute. The first flagons were specially produced on the 2nd June 1953, the day of … Continue reading

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The Tyrconnell – 03 November 2014

Produced at: Cooley Whiskey Distillery.   Description: Cooley’s resurrected the Tyrconnell brand after the distillery had shut down many years prior. I was eager to try the port finish after hearing it was one of the better Irish single malts. … Continue reading

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Jura Superstition – 06 October 2014

Produced at: Jura distillery, on the island of Jura. Description: The distillery didn’t open until 1810, the people of Jura were entitled to distill whisky for personal consumption, until a ban was introduced in 1781.The Isle of Jura is a … Continue reading

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The Macallan Sienna – 15 September 2014

Produced at: Macallan Distillery, Speyside. Description: The third darkest and third most expensive bottling in the no age statement, sherry matured 1824 Series from The Macallan. Sienna is a naturally occuring pigment, referring not only to the hue of this … Continue reading

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Kavalan – 25 August 2014

Produced at: King Car Whisky Distillery, Taiwanese. Description: By utilising Taiwan’s unique natural resources and remarkable technological skills, aiming for the first whisky distillery in Taiwan, Kavalan distillery of King Car Group was founded. Kavalan group holds their initial hopes … Continue reading

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High West American Prairie – 28 July 2014

Produced at: LDI & 4 Roses blended by High West. Description: Founded in 2007 High West has gone the route of many small distilleries and created a line of unaged spirits and, most notably, blending and bottling whiskey from other distillers … Continue reading

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Masterson’s 10 Yrs – 23 June 2014

Produced at: Alberta Distillery. Description: Bat Masterson was born in Canada, but made his fame in the US as a frontier lawman in the American Old West. Masterson’s 10 Year Old was born in Canada, but got it’s name (and bottling, … Continue reading

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