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Encyclopedia > Canadian whisky

Canadian whisky is whisky made in Canada; by law it must be aged there at least three years in a barrel. Most Canadian whiskies are blended multi-grain whiskies. These are often casually called "rye whisky" although they contain proprietary blends of corn (maize), barley, and rye. Whisky (or whiskey) is the name for a broad category of alcoholic beverages distilled from grains, that are subsequently aged in oak casks. ... A blended whisky (or whiskey) comes from one of many distilleries, but is drawn from whiskies of differing vintages and/or manufacturers. ... Whisky (or whiskey) is the name for a broad category of alcoholic beverages distilled from grains, that are subsequently aged in oak casks. ... Rye whisky describes two types of whiskies, theoretically distilled from rye. ... Binomial name Zea mays L. Maize (Zea mays ssp. ... Binomial name Hordeum vulgare L. Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is a major food and animal feed crop, a member of the grass family Poaceae. ... Binomial name Secale cereale M.Bieb. ...


Canadian whisky featured prominently in illegal imports (known as bootlegging) into the U.S. during Prohibition in the 1920s. Hiram Walker and Seagram's have distilleries in Windsor, Ontario across the Detroit River from Detroit, Michigan that easily served small, fast smuggling boats. The long mainly unpatrolled U.S.-Canadian border made smuggling fairly easy. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Prohibition agents destroying barrels of alcohol. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Social issues of the 1920s. ... Hiram Walker, from a painting that hangs in Willistead Manor, Windsor, Ontario Hiram Walker (4 July 1816 – 12 January 1899) was an American grocer and distiller, and the eponym of the famous distillery in Windsor, Ontario, Canada directly across from Detroit, Michigan. ... The Seagram Company Ltd. ... Flag Seal Motto: Location Coordinates , Government Country Province County Canada Ontario Essex* Founded 1854 (as village) 1892 (as city) City Mayor Governing Body Members of Parliament: Provincial Representatives: Eddie Francis Windsor City Council Joe Comartin (NDP) Brian Masse (NDP) Dwight Duncan (LIB) Sandra Pupatello (LIB) Geographical characteristics Area     City 120. ... Landsat satellite photo, showing Lake Saint Clair, as well as St. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... A skirmish with smugglers from Finland at the Russian border, 1853, by Vasily Hudiakov. ...

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Canadian single malt

Since 1991 Glenora, an independent distillery in Glenville, Nova Scotia, on Cape Breton Island, has been producing unblended malt whisky in the Scottish style. Their product, Glen Breton Rare, was as of 2003 the only single malt whisky produced in Canada, and the oldest of the few produced in the Americas. Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada Cape Breton Island (French: île du Cap-Breton, Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Cheap Breatuinn, Mikmaq: Unamakika, simply: Cape Breton) is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America. ... A bottle of an independent bottling of Royal Brackla Single Malt Scotch whisky is a whisky made in Scotland. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January events January 1 Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... Single malt whiskey, sometimes spelled whisky, is an alcoholic beverage which comes from a single distillery, in which all the grain used for the mash has been malted. ...


List of Canadian whiskies

Canadian single malt

  • Glenora Distillery, Glenville, Nova Scotia (independent)
    • Glen Breton Rare

Canadian blended whisky

  • Alberta Distillers, Calgary (independent)
    • Alberta Premium
    • Alberta Springs Rye Whisky 10 Years Old
    • Tangle Ridge Aged 10 Years
  • Barton
    • Barton's Canadian 36 Months Old
    • Canadian Host
    • Canadian Supreme
    • Corby's Canadian 36 Months Old
    • McMaster's
    • Northern Lights
  • Canadian Mist Distillers, Collingwood, Ontario (Brown-Forman)
    • Canadian Mist
  • Century Distilling, Vancouver
    • Century Reserve 8 Year Old
    • Century Reserve 13 Year Old
    • Century Reserve 15 Year Old
    • Century Reserve 21 Year Old
  • Corby Distilleries, Toronto (Allied)
    • Gooderham & Worts Ltd
    • Lot No. 40
    • Pike Creek
    • Royal Reserve
  • Highwood Distillery, High River, Alberta
    • Centennial 10 Year Old Rye Whisky
    • Highwood Canadian Rye Whisky
    • Saskatchewan Wheatland Rye Whisky
  • Hiram Walker (Allied)
    • Canadian Club Premium
    • Canadian Club Sherry Cask Aged Eight Years
    • Canadian Club Reserve 10 Years of Age
    • Canadian Club Premium Classic Aged 12 Years
    • Hiram Walker Special Old Rye Whisky
    • Wiser's De Luxe
    • Wiser's De Luxe 10 Years Old
    • Wiser's Very Old
    • Wiser's Special Blend
    • Rich & Rare
  • Kittling Ridge (independent)
    • Forty Creek Barrel Select
    • Forty Creek Three Grain
  • Maple Leaf Distillers, Winnipeg
    • Canadian Cellars Rye Whisky
  • Schenley (Barton)
    • Black Velvet DeLuxe
    • Gibson's Finest Aged 12 Years
    • Gibson's Finest Rare Aged 18 Years
    • Gibson's Finest Sterling Edition
    • Schenley Golden Wedding
    • Schenley OFC Aged 8 Years
  • Diageo
    • Crown Royal
    • Crown Royal Limited Edition
    • Crown Royal Special Reserve
    • Seagram's 83 Canadian Whisky
    • Seagram's Five Star Rye Whisky
    • Seagram's VO

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External links

  • Forty Creek Whisky
  • Glenora Distillery
  • Nova Scotia Whisky Society

See also


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Canadian whisky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (177 words)
Canadian whisky is whisky made in Canada; by law it must be aged there at least three years in a barrel.
These are often casually called "rye whisky" although they contain proprietary blends of corn (maize), barley, and rye.
Canadian whisky featured prominently in illegal imports (known as bootlegging) into the U.S. during Prohibition in the 1920s.
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