Tag: Canadian Whisky

A Rush of Canadian Whiskey


Nova Scotia looks right smack dab into the expanse of the northern Atlantic Ocean. It’s bucolic on the best of days and darn right nasty when a sea fueled squall (or worse) rushes in to darken, dampen and chill its door. Hearty souls are created in these extreme […]

Whisky Review – Crown Royal Deluxe


According to the official Crown Royal website, their Fine Deluxe Blended Canadian Whisky goes all the way back to 1939. Here’s the official story in its entirety… In 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth made history when they became the first reigning monarchs to visit Canada, arriving by […]

Whisky Review – Crown Royal XO


We’ve already reviewed the Crown Royal XR and Crown Royal Maple. Now it’s time to review their newest whisky, Crown Royal XO. Here’s what Crown Royal has to say about their latest expression: This is no ordinary reserve quality whisky. Crafted by the Crown Royal Master Blender, XO […]

Whisky Review – Crown Royal Maple


Once again, G-LO was out on the interwebz and his efforts produced several samples of Crown Royal Maple. The bottle tells me that this is Crown Royal’s fine deluxe maple flavored whisky.  From the description at their website, the Crown Royal Maple is “a master blend of premium whisky finished with […]

Whisky Review – Crown Royal XR


In mid May, I received a press release from a PR firm regarding a a new Crown Royal whisky expression called XR (Extra Rare). After a very brief email exchange, the PR firm agreed to send me a sample of this whisky for an upcoming review. Last Wednesday, […]