Canadian Club Sherry Cask – Review

*Thanks to the good folks at Shift Communications and Canadian Club for the sample. The "cask-finished" thing is mostly a Scotch modus operandi. There has been a great deal of experimentation over the last 20 years, transferring whisky that's been aging in one type of barrel into another type for a usually shorter period of … Continue reading Canadian Club Sherry Cask – Review

Canadian Club Classic 12 Year Old – Review

*Thanks to the good folks at Shift Communications and Canadian Club for the sample. Just off the top of my head, here's a quick list of Canadians I'd like to see perform in a smaller club: Glenn Gould, Gil Evans, Voivod, Gordon Lightfoot, SNFU, Oscar Peterson, Neil Young, Rush, and of course, Aldo Nova. Now that I think of it, I … Continue reading Canadian Club Classic 12 Year Old – Review

Canadian Club Reserve 10 Years Old – Review

*Thanks to the good folks at Shift Communications and Canadian Club for the sample. Hiram Walker, the founder of Canadian Club opened his first distillery, not in Canada, but in Detroit in 1858. However, before we get into why and how Canadian Club became Canadian, we need to figure where the hell the name Hiram … Continue reading Canadian Club Reserve 10 Years Old – Review