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Odd Society Spirits Prospector Rye (Batch 1, 2018)

46% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: Ladies and gentlemen, this is a rye whisky. Clove, cinnamon, baking spices… overall it is quite pleasant with ... [Read more]

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Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye

65.1% ABV - Alberta, Canada

Nose: Initially difficult to pull a lot of flavour but over time there was vanilla, honey, and light wood spices.... [Read more]

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Douglas Laing Big Peat Fèis ìle 2020 8-Year A846

48% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Heavily peated, diesel, peppermint or pine, citrus, and a really pleasing—rather sweet—background smoke.... [Read more]

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Douglas Laing Big Peat Christmas Edition 2020

53.1% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Dabbling into the rubbery-side of peat, lightly fruited, and yes—heavy smoke, but not overpowering… and this i... [Read more]

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Ardbeg 5-Year Wee Beastie

47.4% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Heavy peat smoke, lots of rubber, burning tires, butterscotch, and spent grain.... [Read more]

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Odd Society Spirits Prospector Rye (Batch 1, 2018)

46% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: Ladies and gentlemen, this is a rye whisky. Clove, cinnamon, baking spices… overall it is quite pleasant with some floral notes, vanilla, and wood spices in the background.

Taste: Brown sugar, baking spices, and tea leaves resting... [Read more]

Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye

65.1% ABV - Alberta, Canada

Nose: Initially difficult to pull a lot of flavour but over time there was vanilla, honey, and light wood spices.

Taste: Overall impressed how smooth it is. Drinking like ... [Read more]

Douglas Laing Big Peat Fèis ìle 2020 8-Year A846

48% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Heavily peated, diesel, peppermint or pine, citrus, and a really pleasing—rather sweet—background smoke.

Taste: Lots of upfront ..sweetness? Develops quickly into... [Read more]

Douglas Laing Big Peat Christmas Edition 2020

53.1% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Dabbling into the rubbery-side of peat, lightly fruited, and yes—heavy smoke, but not overpowering… and this is bottled at cask strength.

Taste: Burning tires. Peppercorns. And there is something... [Read more]

Ardbeg 5-Year Wee Beastie

47.4% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Heavy peat smoke, lots of rubber, burning tires, butterscotch, and spent grain.

Taste: It’s quite smoky, but, again, I am detecting some ... [Read more]

Ardbeg An Oa

46.6% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Charred wood, peat smoke, a modest level of ex-Sherry fruits, with some vanilla and musty wood undertones. Very, very light fruit-nut chocolate bars.

Taste: Wonderfully rich. High amounts of wood smoke, ligh... [Read more]

Ardbeg Kelpie

46% ABV - Islay, Scotland

Nose: Very light tropical and citrus notes with a strong backbone of peat smoke and ash. There is a distinct woodiness and a saline character.

Taste: Ash smoke, fruits—peaches and melons, with a sweet... [Read more]

Stagg Jr. Batch 07 (Fall 2016)

65% ABV - Kentucky, United States

Nose: Cinnamon dusted cherries sitting in a musty cedar box. Oh, and watch out, there can be quite a lot of heat, but it fades with time.

Taste: An absolute avalanche of flavour. Lots of wood-for... [Read more]

Goldstream Rye

40% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: The rye and clove spice are first out of the glass followed by caramel, tree bark, and a wood varnish character.

Taste: We are dealing with a rye whisky here—that’s confi... [Read more]

Stillhead Single Malt Hungarian Oak Finish

45% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: Loads of spice: baking spices, clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, wood spices. Faintly astringent with caramel malt flavours.

Taste: Overall the taste is packed with spices, sweet mal... [Read more]

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