Brown-Forman Tasting Event at JOEY

Back in June, TWS held a tasting event with Brown-Forman at JOEY in the Eaton Centre. This was a joint event with @MaltCollective on Instagram, and was a great evening, enjoyed greatly by the 20+ attendees who were there! The team at JOEY brought out some amazing food and the service was second to none! A huge thank you to the animated and knowledgeable John Breckon … Continue reading Brown-Forman Tasting Event at JOEY

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

Woodford Reserve VIP (Batch #5)

Thanks to /u/I_SAID_NO_GOLDFISH for this dram. Something odd has happened recently, and I feel like sharing this truly first world problem. People want to hear my thoughts on drams. Which is odd for me. I was a geeky kid who played a ton of Magic: The Gathering, answered too many questions for the teacher, and was the leader of the drama club. Someone once said of… Continue reading Woodford Reserve VIP (Batch #5)

Woodford Reserve Sonoma-Cutrer Pinot Noir

Thanks to /u/normallyimonimgur for a sample of this dram. We talk about Heaven Hills, Buffalo Trace, and Four Roses quite a bit. In positive terms, that is. We also talk about other distilleries that have become infamous, and I won’t mention. However Woodford Reserve is one of those distilleries that isn’t talked about too much. While I’m not in love with their offerings, I find that… Continue reading Woodford Reserve Sonoma-Cutrer Pinot Noir

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Quick thanks to /u/Devoz for this dram. I’ve been wanting to try some more Woodford Reserve, and well, this allowed me to do it. Woodford Reserve Double Oaked is the first ever line extension from the company. After being a one bourbon company for 16 years, they decided to branch out. This bourbon is the standard expression which is aged new charred white oak, then aged… Continue reading Woodford Reserve Double Oaked