Crown Royal XR Red

Crown Royal XR Red, 40% ABV, $175 CAD. This expression contains “the last remaining batch of rare whiskies saved from the legendary Waterloo Distillery before it was destroyed by fire”. Nose: Really nice apple, peach, and pear combo. Thick caramel, and a slight rye spiciness. Taste: Apple and under-ripe pear, more caramel but it’s thinner here. Finish: Medium length. Big vanilla hit, caramel and rye … Continue reading Crown Royal XR Red

Crown Royal Hand Selected Barrel [Review of a New Bottle]

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample. And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack And you may find yourself in another part of the world And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile And you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife And you may ask yourself Well…How did I get here? Oh… I got caught… Continue reading Crown Royal Hand Selected Barrel [Review of a New Bottle]

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

Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

Thanks to /u/jolarbear for this sample. So I originally told /u/Devoz , prior to puppy-cide threats and other things, that if this whisky showed up to the recent Canadian/Toronto reddit whisky meetup, I would review it. And I also said I’d make a sexual innuendo about Jim Murray. As a bonus I was told if I parodied this video  Then too many people made the joke and… Continue reading Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

Toronto Whisky Society Meetup at Bryan’s Condo, 2015

So a while ago I promised to have a bunch of the Toronto Whisky Society guys down for a few drams and finally followed through on that promise. This was our first meet-up as a group aside from when we hit up Feather’s Pub a few months back. We had 6 guys out including me and a buddy of mine from Hamilton, jolarbear devoz kinohead and tomodera. … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society Meetup at Bryan’s Condo, 2015