Best US Bourbon/Rye Under $61 at LCBO

Given the popularity of our post on The Best Scotch $100 Can Buy (LCBO 2017) a number of TWS members discussed the best American bourbons and ryes you can find at the LCBO for a reasonable price. We settled on $61 as the cutoff point to allow Wild Turkey Rare Breed to qualify, as we wanted a barrels proof option included  in our list. While … Continue reading Best US Bourbon/Rye Under $61 at LCBO

Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100 At LCBO

The Best Scotch $100 Can Buy (LCBO 2017) After seeing a wonderful post by the Scotch Club YEG  a couple of the members of TWS started debating what the best scotch options were at the LCBO (the options available at $80 sadly could not justify a list here). With many releases at the LCBO having received price increases over the past few years, the number … Continue reading Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100 At LCBO

Holiday Gift Buying Guide for Toronto Whisk(e)y Lovers

Holiday Gift Guide for Toronto Whisk(e)y Lovers Got a whisky/whiskey lover on your holiday list? With the holidays fast approaching people have asked me for suggestions on what to get those who enjoy drinking whisky/whiskey this year. General Gifts: Do not get them whisky stones.  Almost every whiskey drinker I know has a pile of whisky stones that were well intention gifts over the years. … Continue reading Holiday Gift Buying Guide for Toronto Whisk(e)y Lovers

Lot No. 40 Cask Strength – Review

recently, Devoz visited the Hiram Walker/Corby/Pernod Ricard/Wiser’s facility (that’s a lot of names and I’m honestly not sure which one is correct!) in Windsor ,Ontario and got a private tour of the operations. He also was very kindly given a personalized 200ml Lot No. 40 Cask Strength edition bottle to his own enjoyment, and generously put samples out to members of the Toronto Whisky Society … Continue reading Lot No. 40 Cask Strength – Review