Caldera Hurricane #5

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I’d like to thank Caldera Distilling for sending this bottles to the Toronto Whisky Society.

Caldera Distilling is located in the historical shipbuilding community of River John, Nova Scotia. For those of you who aren’t up on the happenings of fishing in that area, it’s gone down in recent years, due to overfishing. Also the demand for clippers isn’t that high anymore, so they’ve gone looking for new businesses.

Thank goodness for whisky. The whisky ingredients are all grown on the River John distillery property. They also have a proprietary fermentation methodology, which is a first for me to see it. It ensures only the healthiest yeast strains are used. It’s suppose to prevent off tasting.

I’m fine with that. Sounds cool. The still design was customized to the right reflux for their recipe. They also mention a unique mix of aging oak barrels to accelerate, slow, mellow, and…

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