Crown Royal Multi-Review: Deluxe, Reserve, Black, Northern Harvest Rye and Hand Selected Barrel

Given it’s the end of the year, I thought why not post some reviews of a brand that will be consumed to great excess come New Years’ Eve. I’ve had a number of Crown Royal expressions over the years and the 5 that follow are the ones I’ve had a chance to sit down and review. there’s a certain nostalgia to this brand for me, … Continue reading Crown Royal Multi-Review: Deluxe, Reserve, Black, Northern Harvest Rye and Hand Selected Barrel

Jim Beam Red Stag Hardcore Cider

Thank you to… damn, didn’t write it down. Sorry about that. Some guy gave me this. He didn’t want anything back. Said it was bad. I’ve said, multiple times, that if someone releases something and calls it a whiskey, I’ll review it. Recently I’ve had quite a few whiskies from different distilleries that most people have commented on as “rough” and “holy damn that wasn’t… Continue reading Jim Beam Red Stag Hardcore Cider

Last Straw Darker Side of the Moonshine

Thanks to /u/devoz for the sample. I think. North of me, in a magical place that grew out of grass fields, is a place called Vaughan. And much like the spelling of that, which all us white folks assume is an Ojibwa word, when it’s actually named after a British guy. And of course, being the fastest growing municipality in Canada (which is like being the… Continue reading Last Straw Darker Side of the Moonshine

Benrinnes SMWS 36.96 “Chocolate Cake Cookie”

Looked at my upcoming samples I was planning on reviewing. Came to a conclusion: I was about to review some whiskies that may lower my overall numbers, if you catch my drift. Suffice to say, I also had a first-fill 9 year old Benrinnes that was aching for it. Granted I sound like a Catholic priest talking about a young boy who likes chocolate bars… Continue reading Benrinnes SMWS 36.96 “Chocolate Cake Cookie”

Glen Garioch Multi-Review

This is an amalgam of a few different reviews I originally posted on Reddit. The Glen Garioch Founder’s Reserve was one of the early bottles that I bought, as it was reasonably priced at the LCBO and, in my opinion, was a much nicer Highland option than other entry level bottles. This caused me to seek out other bottlings from Glen Garioch (pronounced glen geery … Continue reading Glen Garioch Multi-Review