canadian whisky

Aged Canadian Whisky Is the Best Brown Spirit You’re Not Drinking

Aged Canadian Whisky Is the Best Brown Spirit You’re Not Drinking

Canadian whisky is the Rodney Dangerfield of brown spirits — it just doesn’t get the same respect as bourbon and single malts do in America. Here, the category is dominated by brands like Crown Royal and Canadian Club. (Canada omits the “e” like the Scots do.) These labels are perennially popular in the U.S.; according […]

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Is Canadian Rye One Big Lie?

Is Canadian Rye One Big Lie?

Canadian whisky has an image problem. It’s actually the result of vague governmental wording. By law, Canadian whisky, Canadian rye whisky and rye whisky can all be labeled as rye, even if the drink in your glass isn’t rye. Don’t blame the very pleasant, non-discriminatory Canadian people, though. Blame history. For the past two centuries, “rye whisky” […]

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8 Canadian Whiskies To Honor Our Neighbors To The North

8 Canadian Whiskies To Honor Our Neighbors To The North

Yeah, it’s Thanksgiving, but we figure there’s enough American-or-bust hype out there to go around. Time to celebrate a spirit from our friendly neighbors to the north, even if they do say “about” wrong. We’re talking about Canadian whisky, a spirit that America loves (we drink about 75% of its output) but also misunderstands. (It’s […]

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