Forty Creek Confederation Oak
Added on Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 at 12:28 PM
  Bottler: Kittling Ridge
  Age: N/A Type: Canadian
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Blend
  ABV: 40.00 % Region: Canada
  Price: $65 Availability: Specialty Stores
A special edition released originally in 2010, finished in Canadian oak barrels. It is now being made in subsequent batches on a limited basis.
Member Ratings and Notes
Light gold color. Very clean flavors of toasted oak, maple syrup, brown sugar. A little musty. Initially a bitter sweet burst on my tongue with vanilla and sugar. Very rich. Over time this whisky has grown on me, so I think a little bit of oxygen does it well. I tasted Lot 1867-B. B+/A-. [3/13/2013, retaste 7/7/13] 

Nose:  Sweet and peppery, cola 

Palate:  Sweet with vanilla, a touch soapy, floral with honey 

Finish:  Somewhat spicy with those floral and honey notes 

This is what I think of as very typical Canadian Whisky.  It's fine but not anything I'd reach for.  

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