JP Wiser’s Double Still Rye. Again with the Wiser’s. We are pretty consistent non-fans of Wiser’s and their stable of whiskies, which is unfortunately both huge and cheap, so they end up in the rotation as simply the most accessible new bottle on the shelf. And while non of us like Wiser’s that much, the
This one’s just me. Back in September I got to spend another couple of weeks in Kincardine, Ontario, right on Lake Huron. Beautiful location, not the greatest in terms of liquor selection. I grabbed this bottle of Wiser’s Special Blend at the last LCBO before the cottage along with a case of Vernor’s ginger ale.
Wiser’s De Luxe is apparently not the most budget member of the Wiser’s family, which is kind of terrifying. We reviewed the Small Batch which is allegedly of higher quality than this, so I wasn’t expecting to like the De Luxe. And I didn’t. Sometimes life is a mystery and sometimes it’s just obvious. smell
Brief stop with Canadian Whiskey today. The designation “Canadian Whiskey” is pretty problematic. The manufacturers would like you to equate CW with Rye Whisk(e)y, but you shouldn’t. From Serious Eats: The rules guiding Canadian whisky, on the other hand, leave plenty of room for interpretation, as Wilson notes. “Unlike with bourbon, the base spirit is