Here we go, the other Stalk & Barrel blend, the Blue. So what’s going on here? Stalk & Barrel is retiring the 1+11 blend and instead offering the Blue & Red Blends as the entry and midrange bottles, respectively. We really enjoyed the 1+11 originally, but anecdotes suggest it may have changed over time – I’m not … Continue reading Stalk & Barrel Blue Blend with Dan
Stalk & Barrel Red Blend! Aged single malt, rye & corn whiskies blended by the lads in Concord. It’s been a while since we’ve had a new S&B, but since we did this one at Dan’s place for a party, the notes are… not great. Here goes: nose: vanilla, floral, wood, books, sharpness, lemon & … Continue reading Stalk & Barrel Red Blend At A Party
Can’t do a quick business tour of the GTA without stopping in at Still Waters Distillery in Concord/Vaughan. If you check our reviews of their Stalk & Barrel Cask 2 single malt and their 1+11 Special Blend, you’ll see why: these guys are doing it right. I have to admit that last time I visited … Continue reading Stalk & Barrel Cask 8 with Dan, Goran, Ryan & Matt
Christmas Stalk & Barrel! Thanks, Jono! I’m about to make two grandiose claims, and it won’t even cost you much to find out if I’m right: This is the BEST Canadian whisky, and this is the MOST Canadian whisky. The first part of that claim will be completely apparent the first time you taste it, … Continue reading Stalk & Barrel 1+11 Special Blend with Devin, Jono, Ryan, Dan & Goran
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 … Continue reading Stalk & Barrel Cask 2 with Dan & Goran
Stay tuned for our Stalk & Barrel review from the guys at Still Waters Distillery, and see more of my visit at stillwellgray.ca.