Video Review! Barnburner Ontario Whisky from Maverick Distillery. This was a sleeper – probably one of the best tasting budget Canadian whiskies I’ve had, and I’m super judgey of Canadian whiskies. Here’s more of what we thought: Nose Stephan – smells strong, nose tickler, smell the alcohol, not very subtle, coughing from smelling it, a […]
From just outside Prescott, here’s King’s Lock Craft Distillery‘s WhiskyJack Rye. 100% rye, same as their Prescott White Rye. “Aged on oak”, which doesn’t necessarily conjure images of barrels. If I spill moonshine on a hardwood floor and leave it for the weekend is that “aged on oak”? Possibly oak chips? Possibly some kind of […]
Christmas Washington Bourbon! Thanks Devin & Brenna! Oola Distillery hails from the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, what reads like a fairly gentrified area of the downtown, central to the culture of the city. The name Oola appears to be a village in Ireland, a link that might be alluded to by the spelling […]
This is a little weird, but according to my whiskiography I’m quickly approaching 100 bottles tried, and a glaring hole in my whisky experience was that I’ve never seen a distillery. While I’m still envisioning a whisky tour of Scotland, Ireland, Japan or Kentucky, I’ve crossed this milestone here in my home province at Still […]
Stay tuned for our Stalk & Barrel review from the guys at Still Waters Distillery, and see more of my visit at stillwellgray.ca.