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Glynnevan Double Barrelled Canadian Rye Whisky

Glynnevan Double Barrelled Canadian Rye Whisky

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tReview by @tfahey1298

11th Sep 2018


Glynnevan Double Barrelled Canadian Rye Whisky
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  • Brand: Glynnevan
  • ABV: 43%

The Glynnevan Double Barrelled Canadian Rye Whisky has been available in Ontario selected LCBO locations since August 2017, price C$48.75.

When using the colour guide from my One More Dram Whisky Journal, I get the colour of the whisky in my Glencairn as burnished to tawny orange.

On the nose, I detect sweet rye bread, honey & oak. Some vanilla, but it is faint.

The palate is sweet, spicy (nutmeg), with toffee/caramel. On the swallow, it is a little bitter. I find the whisky creamy/oily on the tongue, astringent at first, then my mouth waters.

Finish - medium.

ABV is 43%. This is a blended Canadian whisky, and while called a "rye whisky" it is not a 100% rye whisky. I believe it has a high rye content, but no details on what grains the blended whisky consists is available from the Glynnevan web site. The whiskies are sourced from the West - prairie grains distilled then aged at Guysborough, Nova Scotia.

For me, this was an okay sipping whisky. Would use it in cocktails, though. I'll probably make a batch of Boulevardier to age in my 1L oak cask for a few weeks.


Astroke commented

Ya, I picked up a bottle a few years ago in NS and although not bad I would not replace it. May have my sister mule me the 12 year version from NS or even the triple cask.

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