Mad Men, am I right? It’s a show about a guy who, if you knew him in real life, you’d probably avoid the ever-loving-fuck out of him. It’s from a time where women weren’t treated correctly and all the things that Tumblr purports about now we’re wild and on display.
Yet, for all that horribleness, there was a jump in sales of Canadian Club. Because that’s what they drink on the show.
Hiram Walker was created in Walkerville, Ontario, which has now been surrounded by Windsor, Ontario. Originally it was just known as a “Club Whisky”, sold exclusively in finer gentlemen’s clubs (the women have less tract marks and fatter bums). Eventually it outsold Bourbon, so it had to be properly named for where it was coming from.
When prohibition hit, Ontario took a stance that you couldn’t have booze in public or hotels, however you could still make it…
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