Canadian Whisky

Jessica Jones: Soaked In Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Last month I finally got the opportunity to catch up with the Netflix and Marvel superhero show Jessica Jones, thereby feeding my superhero entertainment craving. Much to my surprise and amusement, I discovered the show is literally soaked in whiskey. Jessica Jones is the dark and stylish interpretation of the Marvel comic character, a minor superhero turned ...

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Crown Royal Workers Strike In Manitoba

By Richard Thomas Diageo’s Gimli, Manitoba plant, primary supplier for Crown Royal Canadian Whisky, was at least partially closed after 53 production workers voted unanimously to go on strike this past weekend. These workers are members of UFCW Local 832. According to Radio Canada International, the workers are demanding health and welfare benefits, wage increases and more vacation time from ...

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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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