Review Archive

Below is a complete list of reviews on this site. For a listing of top reviews, see my Highest Rated page.

Canadian Whisky

Alberta Premium

Alberta Premium 25 Year Old

Alberta Premium 30 Year Old

Alberta Premium Dark Horse

Alberta Springs 10 Years Old

Bar M (Rig Hand Distillery)

Barreling Annie

Black Velvet Deluxe

Bush Pilot's Private Reserve

Cadenhead's Potter's 24 Year Old

Calgary Stampede 25 Year Old

Calvert Canadian (1970s/1980s)

Calvert Canadian Black

Canada Gold

Canadian 83

Canadian Club 100% Rye

Canadian Club 20 Years Old

Canadian Club 40 Years Old

Canadian Club Premium

Canadian Club Reserve 9 Years Old

Canadian Club Small Batch Classic 12 Year Old

Canadian Club Small Batch Sherry Cask

Canadian Mist

Canadian Rockies 10 Year Old

Canadian Rockies 17 Year Old

Canadian Rockies 21 Year Old

Canadian Rockies 35 Year Old Cask Strength

Caribou Crossing Single Barrel

Centennial Limited Edition

Century Reserve 21 Year Old

Century Reserve Lot 15/25

Collingwood

Collingwood Double Oaked (The Town Collection)

Collingwood 21 Year Old Limited Edition

Crimson Rye

Crown Royal

Crown Royal Black

Crown Royal Blender's Select

Crown Royal Bourbon (Blender's) Mash

Crown Royal Cask No. 16

Crown Royal Cornerstone (Noble Collection)

Crown Royal Hand Selected Single Barrel

Crown Royal Limited Edition

Crown Royal Monarch

Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

Crown Royal Reserve

Crown Royal Wine Barrel Finish (Noble Collection)

Crown Royal XO

Crown Royal XR

Danfield's Private Reserve 10 Year Old

Danfield's 21 Year Old

Dillon's Rye (Cask Strength)

Dillon's Three Oaks Rye

Ensign Red

Entrapment 25 Year Old (Orphan Barrel)

Fils Du Roy

Forty Creek Barrel Select

Forty Creek Confederation Oak Reserve

Forty Creek Copper Pot Reserve

Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve

Forty Creek Evolution

Forty Creek Founder's Reserve

Forty Creek Heart of Gold

Forty Creek Heritage

Forty Creek Port Wood Reserve

Forty Creek Three Grain

Forty Creek Three Grain Harmony

Forty Creek Unity

Gibson's 12 Year Old

Gibson's 18 Year Old

Gibson's Bold 8 Year Old

Gibson's Bourbon Cask Reserve

Gibson's Olympic 16 Year Old (1976)

Gibson's New Oak Reserve

Gibson's Sterling

Gooderham & Worts

Gooderham & Worts 1832 Decanter (1946)

Gooderham & Worts Centenniel 15 Y.O. (1952)

Gooderham & Worts Eleven Souls

Gooderham & Worts Little Trinity 17 Years Old

Glen Breton Aged 10 Years

Glen Breton Ice Aged 17 Years

Glen Saanich Single Malt

Gretzky No. 99 Ice Cask

Gretzky No. 99 Red Cask

Gretzky 99 Proof

Harwood's (1946)

High River

Highwood Rye

Hiram Walker Special Old

Jack Daniel's Old No. 7

Jefferson's Straight Rye 10 Years Old

J.P. Wiser's 15 Year Old

J.P. Wiser's 18 Year Old

J.P. Wiser's 35 Year Old

J.P. Wiser's Canada 2018 Commemorative

J.P. Wiser's Deluxe

J.P. Wiser's Dissertation

J.P. Wiser's Double Still Rye

J.P. Wiser's Hopped

J.P. Wiser's Last Barrels

J.P. Wiser's Legacy

J.P. Wiser's One Fifty

J.P. Wiser's Red Letter

J.P. Wiser's Reserve

J.P. Wiser's Rye

J.P. Wiser's Seasoned Oak

J.P. Wiser's Small Batch

J.P. Wiser's Special Blend

J.P. Wiser's Triple Barrel (Australia)

J.P. Wiser's Triple Barrel (Canada)

J.P. Wiser's Union 52 (Not fully Canadian, I know..)

Last Mountain

Last Mountain 100% Wheat

Last Mountain 100% Rye

Last Mountain Private Reserve

Legacy Small Batch

Lock, Stock, and Barrel 13 Year Old

Lock, Stock, and Barrel 16 Year Old

Lock, Stock, and Barrel 18 Year Old

Lohin McKinnon Barley & Rye Lightly Peated (Canada's 150th Anniversary Lim. Ed.)

Lohin McKinnon Chocolate Malt

Lohin McKinnon Peated

Lohin McKinnon Single Malt

Lohin McKinnon Wine Barrel Finished (Black Sage)

Lot no. 40

Lot no. 40 Cask Strength

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Barley

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye (American Oak Finish)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye (French Oak Finish)

Masterson's 10 Year Old Straight Rye (Hungarian Oak Finish)

Masterson's 12 Year Old Straight Wheat

McLoughlin & Steele

Mt. Logan 5 Year Old

Mt. Logan 15 Year Old

Mt. Logan 20 Year Old

Ninety 5 Year Old

Ninety 20 Year Old

North of 7 Whisky

North of 7 Rye Whisky

Odd Society Single Malt

Pendleton

Pendleton 1910 12 Year Old

Pendleton Director's Reserve

Pendleton Midnight

Pike Creek (Port Finish; US Version; NAS)

Pike Creek 10 Year Old (Port Finish)

Pike Creek 10 Year Old (Rum Finish)

Pike Creek 21 Year Old (Speyside Malt Finish)

Pike Creek 21 Year Old (European Oak Finish)

Proof

Rich & Rare Reserve

Royal Canadian Small Batch

Royal Reserve

Schenley Golden Wedding

Schenley OFC

Schenley OFC (1980)

Seagram's VO

Shelter Point Inaugural Run

Shelter Point Distiller's Select Cask Strength

Shelter Point French Oak Double Barreled

Shelter Point Montfort DL 141 Single Malt

Silk Tassel

Stalk & Barrel #Canada150

Stalk & Barrel Blue Blend

Stalk & Barrel Red Blend

Stalk & Barrel Rye

Stalk & Barrel Rye (Cask Strength)

Stalk & Barrel Special 1+11 Blend

Stalk & Barrel Single Malt

Stalk & Barrel Single Malt (Cask Strength)

Two Brewers Classic Single Malt

Two Brewers Innovative Single Malt

Two Brewers Peated Single Malt

Two Brewers Special Finishes Single Malt

Twelve Barrels

Whistlepig 10 Years Old Straight Rye

Whistlepig 15 Years Old Straight Rye

Whistlepig The Boss Hog

White Owl

Wild Oak

Windsor

American Whiskey

1792 Full Proof

1792 Ridgemont Reserve

Angel's Envy

Baker's

Balcones Baby Blue

Balcones Blue Corn

Balcones True Blue

Barterhouse 20 Y.O. (Orphan Barrel)

Basil Hayden's

Basil Hayden's Dark Rye

Bernheim Straight Wheat

Bib & Tucker White

Bib & Tucker

Blanton's Gold

Blanton's Original Single Barrel

Blanton's Straight From the Barrel

Booker's

Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project (Barrels 25, 41, 57, 73, 89, 105, 121, 137, 153, 169, 185)

Bulleit 95 Rye

Bulleit Barrel Strength

Bulleit Bourbon

Colonel E.H. Taylor Kentucky Straight Rye

Dry Fly Straight Triticale

Eagle Rare 10 Years Old

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Barrel Proof

Elmer T. Lee

Evan Williams

Evan Williams Bottled-in-Bond

Evan Williams Vintage Single Barrel

Four Roses

Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch 125th Anniversary (2013)

Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch (2014)

Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel (OBSO)

Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel (OBSK)

Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel (OESF)

Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel (OESK)

Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel (OESQ)

Four Roses Private Selection Single Barrel (OESV)

Four Roses Single Barrel

Four Roses Small Batch

George Dickel Barrel Select

George Dickel No. 12

George Dickel Rye

George T. Stagg

High West American Prairie

High West Campfire

High West Double Rye

High West Rendezvous Rye

High West Yippee Ki-Yay

Hillrock Estate Solera Aged Bourbon

Ironroot Republic Harbinger

Ironroot Republic Hubris

Ironroot Republic Icarus

The Gifted Horse

Jim Beam

Jim Beam Black

Jim Beam Devil's Cut

John E. Fitzgerald Larceny

Knob Creek Rye

Knob Creek Single Barrel 9 Years Old

Knob Creek Small Batch 9 Years Old

Koval Millet

Maker's 46

Maker's Mark

Maker's Mark Cask Strength

Old Charter 10 Year Old

Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style

Old Gran-Dad 114

Old Weller Antique 107

Parker's Heritage Collection Promise of Hope

Parker's Heritage Collection Original Small Batch

Pikesville Straight Rye

Russell's Reserve Single Barrel

Sazerac Straight Rye

Smuggler's Notch Straight Bourbon

Stagg Jr.

Tin Cup

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye

Van Winkle "Lot B" 12 Years Old

Virginia Black

Westland Amaretto Cask Single Malt

Westland American Oak Single Malt

Westland Eureka Cask Single Malt

Westland Garryana Single Malt

Westland Garry Oak Single Cask

Westland Peat Week Single Malt

Westland Peated Single Malt

Westland Sherry Wood Single Malt

Wild Turkey 101 Straight Bourbon

Wild Turkey 81 Straight Bourbon

Wild Turkey 81 Straight Rye

Wild Turkey Rare Breed

Willet Family Estate Single Barrel Rye

William Heavenhill Bottled-in-Bond

William Larue Weller

Whistlepig Old World 12 Year Old

Whoop & Holler 28 Year Old (Orphan Barrel)

W.L. Weller 12 Year Old

W.L. Weller Special Reserve

Woodford Reserve

Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Scotch Whisky

Aberfeldy 12 Year Old

Aberlour 10 Year Old

Aberlour 12 Year Old

Aberlour 16 Year Old

Aberlour A'Bunadh

Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Ardbeg 23 Year Old 1991 (Master of Malt)

Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Ardbeg Perpetuum

Ardbeg Uigeadail

Ardmore Traditional Cask

Arran Machrie Moor Peated Cask Strength

Asyla (Compass Box)

Auchentoshan 12 Year Old

Aultmore 12 Year Old

Ballantine's 17 Year Old

Ballantine's Finest

Balvenie Doublewood 12 Years Old

Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Years Old

Balvenie Signature 12 Years Old

Balvenie Single Bourbon Barrel 12 Years Old

Balvenie Single Sherry Barrel 15 Years Old

Benriach Curiositas 10 Year Old

Benriach Heredotus Fumosis 12 Year Old

Benromach 10 Year Old

Big Peat

Big Peat Christmas Edition

Black Bottle

Black Grouse

Blue Hanger

Borders Single Grain

Bowmore 10 Years Old Tempest

Bowmore 12 Years Old

Bowmore 15 Years Old Darkest

Bowmore 15 Years Old Laimrig

Bowmore 18 Years Old

Brora 34 Year Old 1982 (2017 Special Release)

Brora 35 Year Old 1978 (2014 Special Release)

Bruichladdich 15 Years Old

Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2009

Bruichladdich The Laddie 10

Bruichladdich The Laddie Classic

Bruichladdich The Organic 2009

Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old

Bunnahabhain Cruach-Mhona

Caol Ila Distiller's Edition

Caol Ila 12 Y.O.

Caol Ila 17 Y.O. Unpeated

Caol Ila 19 Y.O. 1996 (Douglas Laing)

Caol Ila 31 Y.O. 1984 (Signatory Cask Strength)

Cardhu 15 Y.O.

Chivas Regal 12 Y.O.

Chivas Regal 18 Y.O.

Clynelish 14 Y.O.

Clynelish 18 Y.O. 1996 (Hunter Laing)

Clynelish 20 Y.O. 1995 (Gleann Mor)

Craigellachie 13 Y.O.

Craigellachie 17 Y.O.

Cragganmore 12 Y.O.

Dalmore 15 Y.O.

Dalwhinnie 15 Y.O.

Dalwhinnie Distiller's Edition

Deanston Virgin Oak

Elements of Islay Oc1

The Famous Grouse

Fettercairn Fior

Flaming Heart (Compass Box)

Glen Garioch 21 Y.O. 1965

Glen Grant 15 Y.O. 1997 (Cadenhead)

Glen Grant 48 Y.O. 1965 (Celebration of the Cask)

Glen Moray 16 Year Old

Glendronach Cask Strength

Glendronach Revival 15 Y.O.

Glendronach Single Cask 1994 (2012)

Glenkinchie 12 Y.O.

Glenfarclas 105

Glenfarclas 10 Y.O.

Glenfarclas 17 Y.O.

Glenfarclas 25 Y.O.

Glenfiddich 12 Y.O.

Glenfiddich 15 Y.O. Solera Reserve

Glenfiddich 15 Y.O. Distillery Edition

Glenfiddich 18 Y.O.

Glenlivet 12 Y.O.

Glenlivet 18 Y.O.

Glenrothes Vintage Reserve 1995 (Bott. 2014)

Glenmorangine 10 Y.O. Original

Glenmorangie Lasanta

Glenmorangie Nectar D'Or

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban

Grand Macnish

Grant's Family Reserve

Great King Street Artist's Blend (Compass Box)

Great King Street Glasgow Blend (Compass Box)

Hazleburn 10 Y.O.

Hedonism (Compass Box)

Highland Park 10 Years Old

Highland Park 12 Years Old

Highland Park 18 Years Old

Highland Park 24 Years Old (Master of Malt)

Highland Park 25 Years Old 1989 (Douglas Laing)

Highland Park 30 Years Old

Highland Park Cask Strength 2006 (Gordon & MacPhail)

Highland Park Dark Origins

Highland Park Valknut

Highland Park Valkyrie

The Hive 12 Y.O.

Infamous 22 Y.O.

Islay Mist 8 Y.O.

Isle of Jura Prophecy

Johnnie Walker Black Label

Johnnie Walker Green Label

Johnnie Walker Red Label

Kilchoman Coull Point

Kilchoman Machir Bay

Lagavulin 8 Year Old

Lagavulin 12 Year Old

Lagavulin 16 Year Old

Lagavulin Distiller's Edition

Laphroaig 10 Year Old

Laphroaig 10 Year Old Cask Strength

Laphroaig 18 Year Old

Laphroaig An Cuan Mor

Laphroaig Cairdeas 200th Anniversary

Laphroaig PX Cask

Laphroaig Quarter Cask

Laphroaig Triple Wood

Ledaig 10 Year Old

Ledaig 21 Year Old 1992 (Cadenhead)

Lord Elcho 15 Year Old

Longmorn 16 Year Old

Longmorn 25 Year Old 1989 (Douglas Laing)

Longrow

Longrow 18 Year Old

The Macallan Cask Strength

The Macallan Gold

The Macallan 12 Year Old

Macaloney's Twa Cask Benrinnes & Glenlossie

Macaloney's Twa Cask Blair Athol & Macduff

Macaloney's Twa Cask Caol Ila & Bunnahabhain

MacKinlay's Rare Old Highland Malt (The Discovery)

Macnamara

Miltonduff 18 Year Old 1995 (Signatory)

Miltonduff 20 Year Old 1994 (Cadenhead)

Monkey Shoulder

Mortlach Rare Old

Mortlach 23 Year Old 1991 (MacKillop's Choice)

North British 53 Year Old 1961 (Douglas Laing)

Oak Cross (Compass Box)

Oban 14 Y.O.

Oban Little Bay

Octomore (Various Versions)

Old Pulteney 12 Y.O.

Old Pulteney 17 Y.O.

The Peat Chimney 12 Y.O.

Peat Monster (Compass Box)

Poit Dhubh 8 Bliadna

Poit Dhuibh 12 Bliadna

Port Charlotte Scottish Barley

Port Ellen 37 Year Old 1979

Royal Brackla 12 Year Old

Scapa 22 Years Old 1991 (MacKillop's Choice)

Singleton of Glendullan 12 Years Old

Singleton of Glendullan 15 Years Old

Spice King 8 Y.O. (Wemyss)

Spice Tree (Compass Box)

Springbank 10 Y.O.

Springbank 12 Y.O. Cask Strength

Strathisla 21 Year Old 1992 (Douglas Laing)

Talisker 10 Year Old

Talisker 57 Degrees North

Talisker Dark Storm

Talisker Distiller's Edition

Talisker Port Rhuige

Talisker Storm

Tamdhu Batch Strength

Te Bheag

Teacher's

Teaninich 10 Year Old (Flora & Fauna)

This is Not a Luxury Whisky (Compass Box)

Tobermory 10 Year Old

Tomatin 12 Year Old

Tomintoul 10 Year Old

Tomintoul 16 Year Old

Tomintoul 25 Year Old

Tullibardine 500 Sherry Cask Finish

Whyte & MacKay Special

British Whisky

The One

French Whisky

Roof Rye

Indian Whisky

Amrut Fusion

Amrut Intermediate Sherry

Amrut Peated Cask Strength

Amrut Peated Port Pipe (Single Cask)

Amrut Portonova

Amrut Spectrum

Irish Whiskey

Bushmills

Bushmills Black Bush

Bushmills Red Bush

Bushmills Single Malt 10 Years Old

Connemara Original

Jameson

Jameson Caskmates

Green Spot

Powers Gold Label

Redbreast Lustau

Redbreast Pure Pot Still 12 Years Old

Redbreast Pure Pot Still 12 Years Old Cask Strength

Redbreast Pure Pot Still 15 Years Old

Redbreast Pure Pot Still 21 Years Old

Teeling Small Batch

Tullamore Dew

Tullamore Dew XO Caribbean Rum Finish

Tyrconnel Single Malt

Tyrconnel Single Malt 10 Years Old Madeira Cask

West Cork Bourbon Cask

Writer's Tears

Writer's Tears Red Head

Yellow Spot 12 Years Old

Japanese Whisky

Hakushu 12 Year Old

Hakushu Bourbon Barrel

Hibiki 12 Year Old

Hibiki Harmony

Miyagikyo 10 Year Old

Nikka Coffey Grain

Nikka Coffey Malt

Nikka From The Barrel

Suntory Toki

Taketsuru Pure Malt 12 Year Old

Taketsuru Pure Malt 21 Year Old

Yamazaki 12 Year Old

South African Whisky

Bain's Cape Mountain Single Grain

Three Ships 5 Year Old

Swedish Whisky

High Coast (BOX) Dalwe

High Coast (BOX) The Second Step Collection

Mackmyra Svensk Ek

Taiwanese Whisky

Kavalan Concertmaster Port Finish

Kavalan Podium

Kavalan Single Malt

Kavalan Sherry Oak

Kaval Solist Ex-Bourbon

Kavalan Solist Sherry

Kavalan Solist Fino Sherry

Welsh Whisky

Penderyn Legend

Other Posts

2016

Will the Canadian Whisky Bubble Pop?

How much is whisky worth: the value score

The value score (part 2)

The Canadian Whisky Awards 2017

My favourite drams of 2016 (part 1)

My favourite drams of 2016 (part 2)

2017

Whatever happened to Wiser's Legacy?

Best Canada 150th Anniversary Bottlings

Canadian Whiskies You Need to Taste

If I could only have 5 Canadian Whiskies....

J.P. Wiser's VIP Tour: A Day with Don

My favourite drams of 2017 (part 1)

My favourite drams of 2017 (part 2)

2018

2015 Canadian Whisky Awards - Runners Up

2017 Canadian Whisky Awards - Runners Up

2018 Canadian Whisky Awards - Runners Up

Whisky is Not Wine

Canadian Whisky Export Statistics

A guide to good, cheap whisky

On the base whiskies of the remarkable Crown Royal distillery

On whisky festivals, but, particularly, The Wonderful World of Whisky

A visit to Glen Saanich

A visit to the Midleton (Jameson) Distillery