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Review: Not Your Fathers Bourbon

Not Your Fathers Bourbon is the first in a new line of spirits made by Small Town Craft Spirits in Monroe Wisconsin.  This is Pabst Brewing Companies first foray in the spirits business.  Constellations Brands, AB-Inbev, and Rogue Ales and Spirits have already produced both brewed and distilled products.  Not Your Fathers Bourbon is distilled at the Minhas Distillery in Monroe Wisconsin.  Madagascar vanilla and natural flavors are blended before bottling at 86 proof.  Tim Kovacs the founder of Small Town Brewery, the company behind Not Your Fathers Root Beer was not involved in the creation on this bourbon.  Not Your Fathers Bourbon is currently available in Illinois and Wisconsin.  National distribution will follow this spring. Read more »


Review: Crown Royal Vanilla

Crown Royal Vanilla - CopyCrown Royal Vanilla Whisky was just released.  It is their fourth flavor infused whisky and comes just 3 months after the launch of Crown Royal Honey.  Wouldn’t it be great if we could count on a new Crown Royal flavor every quarter?  Crown Royal Vanilla is crafted with corn, rye, and barley with pure water naturally filtered through limestone.  After distilling, the whisky is aged in oak barrels and then infused with the rich flavor of Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla.  The trademark velvet bag included in the box is not white like the Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla flower or the ice cream flavor, but rather brown like the bean itself. Read more »


Review: Vanilla Mist Canadian Whisky

vanilla mist - CopyVanilla Mist Canadian whisky is one of four flavored whiskies introduced in 13 states the summer of 2013 by Brown-Foreman, the parent of Canadian Mist.  The other flavors include, Peach, Cinnamon, and Maple.  It is made with their Canadian Mist Whisky and vanilla liqueur.  Canadian Mist is a blend of grain and rye whisky with a touch of sherry and pure water from the Georgian Bay in Canada.  It is triple distilled in six column copper stills and aged in used white oak barrels.  Vanilla liqueur is blended before bottling at 70 proof in Collingwood Ontario. Read more »