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2019 Rum Howler Favourite 20 Canadian Whiskies: #15 – Forty Creek Copper Pot Reserve

Posted by Arctic Wolf on December 8, 2019

Forty Creek’s Copper Pot Reserve is a dandy whisky. It’s not one those dry rye whiskies Canada is famous for, it is instead more of a hybrid built upon a foundation of three separately distilled grains, barley, corn and rye, distilled and aged in oak separately. When each whisky is ready, the three finished whiskies are blended together and ‘married’ in oak once more allowing the three to become one.

The result is a wonderful spirit which I love to sip over ice.  As I sip and the ice melts, the whisky seems to change character bringing light chocolate flavours into focus as it is chilled and then as the water content increases it becomes sweeter again.

You may read the full review here:

Review: Forty Creek Copper Pot Reserve

“… The first sip of whisky is all spice and everything nice as the spirit heats the mouth with the alluring spiciness of oak, rye and orange peel zest. Embers of cloves and cinnamon stir in the background, and it takes me a moment or two to notice the dark caramel and chocolate flavours that lie beneath.… “



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