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Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:23 am

Hello Sean. I was surprised by the C Mist. The VO is not very pleasant.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby mikeymad » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:31 am

cheers Sean.....


B Velvet -

Very light yellow color.

light touch of hey and lemon followed by grain, interesting touch of leather oil.

Sugar and caramel with a touch of spice on the Palate.. not to my liking so far... it is almost like a Liqueur.

Almost no finish... just a touch of sugar sitting on the palate..

not as good as the C Mist... maybe okay as a mixer.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:34 am

Canadian Club

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soft, hints of caramel, wax, estery, grains
grainy, waxy, leather, cinnamon
moderate, cinnamon bread
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old straw
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby mikeymad » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:34 am

Following ganga into the - Canadian Club 6yo 40% - land
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:44 am

Crown Royal

Special Reserve
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woody, orange caramel, cocoa
orange cinnamon, chocolate, creamy, doughy
moderate, creamy chocolate
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mahogany
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby mikeymad » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:46 am

C Club 6yo --

Starts off with caramel and grain with an alcohol backing...

The caramel comes threw strong on the palate.. with cinnamon and light spice.

The finish on this is longer. But still all on the palate and lots of sugar.

Still would take C Mist over these last 2.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:48 am

Ok, we've run the gauntlet. I guess if I'm going to have more Canadian whiskies I'll need to run up the scale a little bit. Generally a fairly similar profile with only slight variations plus a difference in the way the grain alcohol presented itself.

There is some debate as to which is preferred but only when compared to each other. S'tan likes the Crown Royal; I think I would take the Canadian Club.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby mikeymad » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:50 am

The last of my Canadian selections is - crown royal - fine De Lux
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:54 am

De Luxe. :P
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby mikeymad » Sat Sep 05, 2009 5:39 am

C Royal -

Light Caramel and spice on the nose. the color is darker than the rest.

Caramel spice and cinnamon blended together on the palate. Little bit of shellac at the end.

Very soft... still just about caramel and light spice.

I think that this might over the Mist for me... not great, but drinkable.

Cheers,
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:05 am

Going to revisit all these Canadian whiskies tonight. Tonight they will be coming out of the freezer. :shock: :shock:

Up first the Seagrams VO....

Nose: frozen malt

Palate: caramel and old straw

As it warms, more caramel, vanilla, straw. Seems to be best with just a little warming from the freezer. Not that I'm saying that is necessarily...oh never mind.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:30 am

Onward and upward.

Canadian Mist.

Nose: cold air

Palate: coarse straw, vanilla, grain

Nose starts picking up the same notes as found on the palate. Much more enjoyable at room temp.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:48 am

Next!

Crown Royal Special Reserve.

Nose: cocoanut?, light vanilla

Palate: harsh straw, vanilla, cocoanut meat

Warmth better for this one.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby Ganga » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:03 am

Canadian Club 6 to round it out.

Nose: very light straw

Palate: Coarse thrashed straw (chaff)

Again, warmth is better for this whisky.
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby AdamMY » Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:31 pm

I know I'm rather late to the party, but now that I think I have my whiskey tasting nose back in order, I'd like to contribute.

Seagram's VO Gold

Seagram's
Gold
Mixed berries, bit of alcohol, butter, and toffee.
Mutligrain Cherrios, with a bit of berries possibly strawberry, and a little sweetness.
A sour berry, mixed with a dry wine like finish, but plenty of noticable alcohol.
The texture of this one is rather thin, and doesn't really cling to any part of your mouth.
Tan
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8 Years Old
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Canada
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Re: Canadian Whiskies Live Tasting Event - August 38-30

Postby AdamMY » Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:16 am

The other Canadian I have right now.

Seagram's VO

Seagram's
VO
Rubbing Alcohol, sawdust, bananas.
Slight creamyness, with a hint of vanilla, and banana.
Dry alcohol burn, that fades into a pineapple like finish.
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Straw
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0 Years Old
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Canada
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