Canadian Whisky

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2016 Shocks World. Again.

Whisky Bible 2016

How Murray’s Tome Became More About Courting Controversy Than Highlighting Worthy Whiskeys By Richard Thomas Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2016 has been released, and the only thing more reliable for spawning strife in whiskey circles and splaying it onto mainstream headlines is the annual announcement from Buffalo Trace that they are short on stock and continuing to ration it. This ...

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Whisky Bible 2016 Names Crown Royal Top Whisky

By Richard Thomas Whisky Bible author and noted expert Jim Murray named a Canadian whisky as the world’s best in the 2016 edition of his book. In awarding Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye a score of 97.5 and the 2016 World Whisky of the Year crown, he not only gave the title to a Canadian whisky for the first time, but ...

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Fall #AF Punch

Fall Punch

By Julia Ritz Toffoli A couple of weeks ago I was up in the Hudson Valley with a group of friends to celebrate a birthday and visit the Tuthilltown Distillery, where Hudson Whiskey, among others, is produced. Now, I’m from Massachusetts, so I’m well familiar with fall foliage, and the gorgeous explosions of color that graces New England during autumn. ...

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The Five Scariest Whiskeys

Whiskey’s Top Halloween Horrors By Richard Thomas As a rule whiskey experts avoid, to quote H.P. Lovecraft, “ye liveliest awfulness” in their writings. The tendency to put the most spotlight on the best stuff is natural enough, but at The Whiskey Reviewer we take pride in spending time in telling readers what they should not drink as well as what they should. ...

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Pendleton Midnight Canadian Whisky Review

Pendleton Midnight Whisky

By Father John Rayls Rating: B Hood River Distillers describes itself as the largest and oldest importer, producer, bottler, and marketer of spirits in the Pacific Northwest. Established in 1934 in Hood River, Oregon, Hood River Distillers began by making fruit wines and brandies from the apples and pears that were going to waste as excess production from the valley’s abundant ...

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