Toronto Whisky Society’s Inaugural Feather’s Night

last night was the inaugural Toronto Whisky Society meet-up (not that we called ourselves that back then… more of a /r/canadawhisky subreddit meetup), and we had a big crowd out at the Feathers Pub in Toronto! had a great group come out around 8 and i think we stayed till 12:30ish. everyone had a bunch of drams and from what i could tell, a really good time! … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society’s Inaugural Feather’s Night

Longrow Triple Review [CV, Peated, 7 Gaja Barolo]

Campbeltown. The region that’s only sometimes included in the regions list. At one time Cambeltown had more whisky makers in it’s city than any other region in Scotland. And then… I assume the 80s happened, because let’s be honest, even if it wasn’t, I feel fine blaming the 80s for something else. Anyway, in the last few years, the region has been slowly coming back… Continue reading Longrow Triple Review [CV, Peated, 7 Gaja Barolo]

Greenore 8

And back to the Irish marathon that everyone loves and hates, all at the same time. So grab a potato, sit back, and generally enjoy a distinct culture. Fun. Up next, c/o Flaviar to me, is Greenore 8. This is 100% Single Grain whiskey, which was aged in ex-Bourbon casks. Produced by the Cooley distillery. Also, in contrast to other Irish whiskies, this whiskey is… Continue reading Greenore 8

Balvenie 15 Single Barrel Sherry Cask

Oops, I’ve fallen behind on my pre-binge sample emptying list. Shame. Shame on me. Recently there was a post about Balvenie Fanboys. And while I wouldn’t call myself one (as I don’t require Tun 1401 in order to get an erection), I do enjoy them enough to venture out that I am an aficionado. So I’m happy to be reviewing the Balvenie 15 Single Barrel… Continue reading Balvenie 15 Single Barrel Sherry Cask