TUG MEMBERS: Joining TUG does not automatically register you as a user of the TUG Bulletin Board. You must register yourself.


*ads are disabled when logged in as a member*
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. The TUGBBS forums are completely free and open to the public and exist as the absolute best place for owners to get help and advice about their timeshares for more than 24 years!

    Join tens of thousands of other owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered!
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free! Join tens of thousands of other owners who get this every week! Latest resort reviews and the most important topics discussed by owners during the week!
    Dismiss Notice
  4. TUG is trying out a new program that will trade you a TUG membership for a Timeshare resort review if you are an expired member, or even just a guest here on the forums!

    Read more here
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Our official "end my sales presentation early" T-shirts are available again! Also come with the option for a free membership extension with purchase to offset the cost!

    Read more Here
    Dismiss Notice
  6. Follow the TUG Member Banner as it travels the world on vacation with Timeshare owners! Also sign up to get the banner sent to you so you can submit a photo of your vacation with the banner to share with TUG! Banner Thread
    Dismiss Notice
  7. A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!
    Dismiss Notice

Canadian Whisky's Long-Awaited Comeback

Discussion in 'Canada Timesharing' started by MULTIZ321, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. MULTIZ321

    MULTIZ321 TUG Member

    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2005
    Messages:
    13,360
    Likes Received:
    641
    Trophy Points:
    348
    Location:
    FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
    Resorts Owned:
    BLUEWATER BY SPINNAKER HHI
    ROYAL HOLIDAY CLUB RHC (POINTS)
    Canadian Whisky's Long-Awaited Comeback
    By Clay Risen/ Wine, Beer & Cocktails/ The New York Times/ nytimes.com

    "There was a time, in the decades after Prohibition, when Canadian whisky was all the rage in America, when a bottle of Crown Royal sat on the bar cart of any serious imbiber. But by the time the renaissance in whiskey making and drinking began in the early 2000s, the Canadian product had long ago been dismissed as bland and bottom-shelf.

    It’s a story that Davin de Kergommeaux, a whiskey writer in Ottawa, knows all too well. When he published his book “Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert” in 2012, it was the first serious guide to the category in decades — not that anyone noticed. He would give seminars at whiskey festivals and be lucky if a few dozen people showed up.

    “I was very much a voice in the wilderness,” he said during a recent visit to New York.

    That’s starting to change. Canadian whiskys are winning awards and fans as drinkers curious about the next development in whiskey turn their eyes north. In October, Mr. de Kergommeaux published a fully revised and greatly expanded edition of his book, and he is once again on the festival circuit, getting a much different reception.

    “At an event in Ottawa, 169 people bought tickets for one of my talks,” he said.

    The sudden popularity of all kinds of whiskey on both sides of the Canadian-American border is driving a rapid expansion among Canadian distillers. Mr. de Kergommeaux’s first edition covered just nine distilleries — eight large, traditional operations, and one craft start-up. The new edition includes 40 more, all of them newly opened, with many more on the way..."

    [​IMG]
    The writer Davin de Kergommeaux at the Highlander Pub in Ottawa. His 2012 book, “Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert,” was the first serious guide to the product in decades, and interest was scant. “I was very much a voice in the wilderness,” he said. Credit Renaud Philippe for The New York Times


    Richard
     
    bizaro86 likes this.
  2. bizaro86

    bizaro86 TUG Member

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2008
    Messages:
    1,228
    Likes Received:
    262
    Trophy Points:
    268
    Location:
    Calgary, AB, Canada
    If anyone is looking for a distinctive rye whiskey at an approachable price, I recommend Alberta Premium. It is very much a full flavoured whiskey, as it is 100% rye, which gives it a bold flavor. Might be hard to get outside Canada.
     

Share This Page