A Canadian Whisky from Corby
Historical Overview of Wiser’s Canadian Whiskies Founder, John Philip (J.P.) Wiser, purchased a distillery in Prescott Ontario in 1857, and began to produce Wiser’s Whisky. In fact the J.P. Wiser distillery … see full wiki
I am going to admit right up front that this whisky has, for the last fifteen years or so, been one of my very favourites. This stretches well back in time before I was even considering a hobby as a spirits writer. My review, as a result, may at times be a little over zealous in its praise, but I guess I feel it is more honest that way, as I am truly passionate about the Wiser’s 18 Years Old Canadian Whisky. I have believed, ever since my first swallow fifteen years ago. that it is one of the very best whiskies that Canada has to offer.
In fact it was a bottle of the Wiser’s 18 Years Old which began my passion for collecting and writing about spirits. About five years ago, a bottle of this whisky which had been purchased in 1980, and then saved for about 25 years was opened for me when I was visiting my Brother-in Law. His sharing of a special whisky, led me to seek out a special whisky of my own that I could share with him. The whisky I found during that search was Wiser’s Red Letter Whisky. But it was during that search for a special whisky that I sampled and tasted my way into a passion for spirits that resulted in my blog. So it is really a pleasure to finally review the current version of the whisky which started it all, Wiser’s 18 Years Old Limited Release Canadian Whisky.
Here is an Excerpt from my review:
“…A rich mahogany and copper coloured whisky greeted my eyes when I poured a glass of Wiser’s 18 into my glass. I tilted the glass and slowly turned it to impart a nice thick oily sheen upon the sides. Then I sat back and watched fat droopy droplets of whisky slide slowly back …”
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