Category Archives: Whisky

Single Barrel and Very Small Batch Bourbon

by Evan Even though I seem to write a lot of these blog posts and do a lot of tastings here at Kensington Wine Market, the tastings themselves usually only fall into three categories. Scotch Malt Whisky Society Outturns each … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada February 2020 Outturn

by Evan February’s time is momentarily here ’cause is the shortest month of the year Even with that day extra tacked on The leap will still be come and gone Time is fluid and perpetually flowing Often I look back … Continue reading

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The Top 25 Selling Spirits of 2019 – KWM’s Whisky Year in Review

by Evan If you have visited our shop before, you can probably assume our best selling whiskies and Single Malt Scotch for the year are going to be a LOT different than your typical shop. We don’t pallet loads of … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada January 2020 Outturn

by Evan Happy New Year! January is a time of new beginnings, a brief moment to recollect at days past but also dream of what the future holds. The new year means seven new cask strength bottles to discuss and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! – Day 25 of the 2019 KWM Whisky Advent Calendar – SMWS

by Evan We made it! Twenty-four days straight of whisky in small bottles to make that difficult trudge to Christmas Day all the more pleasant and fulfilling. Did it work? Did you find some new favourites? I know I did. … Continue reading

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Day 24 of the 2019 KWM Whisky Advent Calendar – Kilchoman Alberta Single Cask Madeira Finish

by Evan We have made it to the penultimate door of the 2019 KWM Whisky Calendar! Looking back at the recent few years’ calendars, tradition seems to dictate that this will be something bold and peaty, and possibly from Kilchoman… … Continue reading

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Day 23 of the 2019 KWM Whisky Advent Calendar – Glenfarclas 21 Year Old

by Evan Here were are, it is finally Christmas Eve… Eve! The end is nigh! Only two more doors to open before we get to that special 100ml bottle! Oh, and Christmas Day. I guess. My kids seem to believe … Continue reading

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Day 22 of the 2019 KWM Whisky Advent Calendar – Glen Scotia Victoriana

by Evan Day twenty-two has arrived, and we are looking at very few doors left to open on the 2019 KWM Whisky Calendar. December has been a blur, and doing all of this whisky tasting (in the name of SCIENCE!) … Continue reading

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Day 21 of the 2019 KWM Whisky Advent Calendar – Timorous Beastie Blended Malt Scotch

by Evan Holy moley! These Douglas Laing bottles are coming in fast and furious! Break down door number twenty one on your 2019 KWM Whisky Calendar and you will reveal the Timorous Beastie Blended Malt Scotch. Just two days ago, … Continue reading

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Day 20 of the 2019 KWM Whisky Advent Calendar – Ballachin 10 year Old

by Evan Day twenty is here! If you are keeping up in real-time with our 2019 KWM Whisky Calendar, that means Christmas is only five doors days away now. Perhaps you are now slowly becoming more content, as work is … Continue reading

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