TWS Northern Border Collection Tasting

We’ve written a few times about Corby’s recently released Northern Border Collection here, and that’s for a couple of reasons: It’s damn good whisky that is a bit of a paradigm shift for Canadian whisky Corby has been really good about reaching out to whisky lovers and groups like ours, letting us taste it and tell its story. So since by now you’ve heard it … Continue reading TWS Northern Border Collection Tasting

Spirit of Toronto 2017

Yesterday marked the annual Spirit of Toronto tasting event at the Roy Thomson Hall. An absolute must for the whisky enthusiast, Spirit of Toronto offers an all-inclusive experience with a wide range vendors and expressions. This was the second consecutive year I attended, and once again I had an amazing evening. One of the best features about Spirit of Toronto are the Masterclasses offered each … Continue reading Spirit of Toronto 2017

Toronto Whisky Society – St. Patrick’s Day Reviews

It’s that time of year again. St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and from now through the weekend people will be donning green attire, chugging green beer and chasing leprechauns, or something like that. As enjoyable as that is allow me to suggest one change in these annual festivities: ditch the green beer and have a glass or two of an Irish whiskey instead. If you find yourself wondering which of … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society – St. Patrick’s Day Reviews

Toronto Whisky Society’s <10yr/NAS Social Event

Looks like them Toronto Whisky Society boys (and ladies) are up to no good again folks. Just kidding, we’re always up to great good. It was a slightly windy day in First Spring when the TWS (owners of this here website and such) had a good ol’ tastin’. We headed to Dupont, set out the nicest crackers, dark chocolates, and cheesey-poofs, and invited everyone. Entry? Well … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society’s <10yr/NAS Social Event

Toronto Whisky Society goes to#WhiskyHeelParty2016

Just got back from #WhiskyHeelParty2016 hosted by Mark Bylok of http://www.whsky.buzz fame (also, he wrote the Whisky Cabinet), and thought I’d post some pictures of the night. Basically, once a year he brings a bunch of whisky aficionados together for a massive party (I counted 25 people in the room at one point), who all bring their ‘heels’ or bottles with a bit left in … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society goes to#WhiskyHeelParty2016

Toronto Whisky Society November 2016 tasting meet-up

The Toronto Whisky Society had another meetup this weekend, and had a number of fantastic bottles to sample from. We had 9 people out, including many of our contributors from here: Devoz, TOModera, Boyd86, Throzen, Xile_, DistillAsian, Kyle Butler, and Bryan Vanderkruk with special guest CharlesDobson from Alberta. We had a line-up of 9 bottles and sampled, dissected and discussed each one. The reviews will be … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society November 2016 tasting meet-up

Toronto Whisky Society visits the Toronto Distillery Co

A group of us from the Toronto Whisky Society have been getting together for meetups at scotch bars or at each other’s homes for drinking nights for a couple years now, and we recently visited the Toronto Distillery Co, the same distillery that recently did an AMA here on Reddit’s World Whisky Sub. Charles and J.R. have been very friendly and engaging with the community on … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society visits the Toronto Distillery Co

Toronto Whisky Society High Proof Bourbon tasting night

The Toronto Whisky Society got together for a high proof bourbon tasting that’s been in the works for a few months. We finally found a day that worked for everyone and trekked up to Devoz‘s house for the event. right up front, big thank you to texacer of the Whisky network on Reddit for helping us pick out the bourbons to try. all of us sent lists of … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society High Proof Bourbon tasting night

Toronto Whisky Society meetup at Devoz’s house, Feb 2016

Toronto Whisky Society got together at Devoz’s house for a few drams…though the word ‘few’ is kind of a lie. boyd86 kinohead devoz and I were drinking all night and tomodera dropped by for some swaps too. here are the drams I tasted and some comments on each, verbatim from my hand-written notes that night, so you can probably tell which ones were later in the evening! Glenmorangie … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society meetup at Devoz’s house, Feb 2016

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

Toronto Whisky Society’s Inaugural Feather’s Night

last night was the inaugural Toronto Whisky Society meet-up (not that we called ourselves that back then… more of a /r/canadawhisky subreddit meetup), and we had a big crowd out at the Feathers Pub in Toronto! had a great group come out around 8 and i think we stayed till 12:30ish. everyone had a bunch of drams and from what i could tell, a really good time! … Continue reading Toronto Whisky Society’s Inaugural Feather’s Night