Category Archives: Whisky

Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada October 2019 Outturn

by Evan Winter is coming. Or so they say. We have already seen snow on the ground, though most has since melted. In Calgary, and in many parts of Canada, that means it could be any month between January and … Continue reading

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Isle of Arran Distillery with Mariella Romano

by Evan For our recent tasting focused on the the Isle of Arran Distillers, we were lucky enough to have Mariella Romano – Arran’s Global Brand Ambassador – lead us through the lineup. The Isle of Arran has seen quite … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada September 2019 Outturn

by Evan September always feels like a turning point in the year for me, and I probably I am not alone. Fall has not officially started yet, but summer vacation is over for many of us and the kids are … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada August 2019 Outturn

by Evan Summer is in full force and August is here. Half-n-Half is this month’s theme – pairing whisky with beer. Matching suds with bottles of green glass Is it a Society lover’s dream, or will it just kick their … Continue reading

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Old Malt Cask 20th Anniversary Tasting

by Evan Old Malt Cask turned 20 this year. The brand, owned by Hunter Laing, has an interesting history because it is linked to the history of the Hunter Laing Company itself. In fact – the OMC brand actually predates … Continue reading

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Making Bourbon Great Again, Again, Again

by Evan We recently hosted another sold-out Bourbon/American Whiskey tasting here at KWM. Despite having to put up with me talking about the bottles at these Bourbon tastings, people still seem to be excited about tasting them. This is for … Continue reading

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Canadian Whisky Rising

by Evan The Canadian Whisky scene as a whole can be described as three or four Goliaths plus a few dozen or so (with more on the way) Davids. Many of these Davids are up and coming Craft Distilleries, a … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada July 2019 Outturn

by Evan July is here, the Calgary Stampede is underway, and it is raining outside as I type this. I am sure we could use the rain (as long as it doesn’t lead to flooding), and I personally prefer when … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada June 2019 Outturn

by Evan HEY SMWS CANADA MEMBERS: Have you been to the revamped SMWS.CA website yet? The website was just makeover, and it has a new option included for how you would like to receive the quarterly Unfiltered Magazine. All SMWS Canada … Continue reading

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Scotch Whisky Regions? Really?!

by Curt The whisky regions of Scotland. A subject bound to raise the hackles of whisky geeks. For those less inclined to delve down into the real nitty gritty of the whisky world, the regions become a simple way to … Continue reading

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