I was privileged enough to go to the Toronto Whisky Society’s recent tasting, in which we were able to serve five different high end malts, all of which are available at the Kensington Wine Market, where a member was able to pick it up and bring it back to us.
We were also lucky enough to have a well respected whisky person walk us through each whisky.
So to start, we of course started with an Irish whiskey. And I was quite interested in that, just came back from Ireland and won’t shut up about it.
The Teeling family put aside barrels that they deemed good. Makes more sense than putting away whiskies you didn’t like. Eventually some of these barrels showed up on the market, and the independent bottles came a calling.
As such, we don’t know the age, we don’t know where it’s from, and we don’t know…
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