Imported from Canada, Iceberg Vodka proves that one need not drop $30 or $40 for good hooch. Iceberg (80 proof) retails for a mere $15 to $20 a bottle (750 ml), and it is straight forward—clean spirit that is a
A crowd we ran with decades ago used to call Southern Comfort “liquid panty remover.” We found this monicker a tad repugnant, but it comes to mind as we contemplate Black Velvet Toasted Caramel Canadian Whisky. This new spirit arrived
As David de Kergommeaux has persuasively demonstrated, there are many good things going on with Canadian whisky. The category of liquor is no longer just about thin, down-scales like Seagram’s 7. Flavored and spiced Canadian whiskies have recently further stirred
When the package arrived, we were intrigued. Beer from Nova Scotia—what could this mean? Would it be a bit like Moosehead and other big brand Canadian beers? Happily, that is not what “Nova Scotia style” means. We tried the Nova
For many serious whiskey drinkers, Canadian whisky is little loved. Among the types of whiskey, Scotch and Bourbon are most renown for their complexity and the breadth of the possible flavor profiles. (Try an Old Forester Bourbon then a Woodford
We seldom review Canadian whisky. It isn’t that we dislike Canada or Canadians; far from it. We post so few reviews because we rarely receive Canadian whisky samples, and what Canadian whiskies we find in the liquor stores are yawners.