Omar 4 2013 Cask Strength

Thanks to /u/throzen for sharing a sample of this bottle. Omar means Amber in Gaelic. Nantou, though, is in Taiwan. And that’s where we begin. Nantou located it in an area suitable for whisky. In the 1980s they sent men to Scotland to learn whisky making. So when discussing Taiwanese whisky, why does Nantou or Omar not […]

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Perth Canadian Whisky

Thanks to /u/devoz, who pointed out this whisky and said I had to try it. Top Shelf Distillers is a small distillery. They currently are making moonshine, gin, vodka, Perth Canadian Whisky, and hand sanitizer (if you’re reading this after the pandemic is over, wash your hands, hug your friends and family, and appreciate the little things in […]

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Alberta Premium Cask Strength

Thanks to /u/devoz for sharing this dram with me. Alberta is currently a hot topic in Canada. There’s some history there which I won’t be getting into. I won’t be opening that particular can of worms here. That said, it is the origin and part of the name of the whisky I’ll be reviewing today, Alberta Premium Cask […]

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Shelter Point Single Malt Kensington Wine Market Pick / Shelter Point Single Cask Rye

I’m always looking for a “next distillery”. Something that makes a whisky that I’ll enjoy. And while I typically enjoy Scotch, I do want other countries to make cool stuff too. Enter Canada, get cold, go home, realize home is a little crazy (unless you’re part of Germany or a country that’s less crazy), come […]

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