The Jim Murray Whiskey Bible released his list of the best Whiskey’s in the world and his top pick was a Canadian Whiskey.
Crown Royal’s Northern Harvest Rye which retails in the $30 range was named the best Whiskey in the world!
— Jer (@BoozeDonkey) November 19, 2015
Warning! Be prepared for massive fallout, Canada beat Scotland for Worlds best Whisky 2016, there could be violence here.
— Fred O’Neill (@oneill_f) November 20, 2015
I’ll have to stop at the liquor store on the way home today and find a bottle.
Jim Murray tasted over 1,000 whiskey’s this year to find his favourite. Here are the top 5 as reported in the Telegraph.
Jim Murray’s 2016 World Whiskies of the Year
- Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye (Canada)
- Pikesville Straight Rye (USA)
- Midleton Dair Ghaelach (Ireland) e
- William Larue Weller Bourbon (Bot.2014) (USA)
- Suntory Yamazaki Mizunara (Bot.2014) (Japan)
Finally, we’ll need a cocktail to enjoy our Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye so I texted my friend Simon Ogden at The Veneto Lounge in Victoria and he pointed me toward the Toronto Cocktail
— Comrade Andy Papa (@pedalpapa) November 2, 2015