Distillery Spotlight: North of 7 Distillery

Have you ever gone indoor rock climbing, and in between free climbs of the big wall, wished you could take a break and sip a few drams? Well lucky for you, the team at North of 7 Distillery has you covered! Greg Lipin and Jody Miall started the Coyote Rock Gym in 1992 with great success, often celebrated with their spirit of choice – Bourbon. In … Continue reading Distillery Spotlight: North of 7 Distillery

2018 Great Canadian Whisky Tasting: Under-aged Whiskies

Last year, one of the highlights of the Great Canadian Whisky Tasting was the opportunity to try some under-aged spirits from Canadian distilleries across the country. We decided to continue this category so our followers could follow the progress of young distilleries as their barrels age! The bottles are listed in the order we tasted them. We tasted them all blind, and our notes and … Continue reading 2018 Great Canadian Whisky Tasting: Under-aged Whiskies

North of 7 Single Barrel Whiskies – Barrel #1 & #2

Thanks to /u/devoz for sharing these. North of 7 is Ottawa’s first ever micro distillery. For some of you, you understand that starting a distillery is difficult. For others, you know starting one in Ontario is very difficult. That said, new laws have been put in place to help new distilleries here, so here’s hoping we go down to the normal “kinda hard” level of the rest… Continue reading North of 7 Single Barrel Whiskies – Barrel #1 & #2