Brand Becomes First Canadian Whisky
to Earn Title in Jim Murray's Annual Whisky Bible, Showcases Brand's Prominence as Category Leader
may not get as much respect as its Irish, Scottish and American counterparts these days, but if whisky-buying was "American Idol," Canadian would definitely be competing in the finals.
In 1990, vodka held a commanding lead among spirits for market share (22%, or 35m cases), but Canadian whisky
, rum, cordials/liqueurs, scotch and straight whiskeys were all competing for second place.
The maple flavoured Canadian whisky
attracted even brand loyalists.
Kentucky Bourbon and Canadian whisky
come together in the latest offering from Phillips Distilling Company.
Among those brands are Sauza tequila, Courvoisier Cognac, Canadian Club Canadian whisky
, Laphroaig single malt Scotch whisky and Clos du Bois, Buena Vista, William Hill and Gary Farrell super-premium wines.
Total volumes increased thanks to double digit growth in North America for Crown Royal Canadian whisky
and Captain Morgan Original Spiced rum and global growth for Absolut vodka.
Canadian Club is the world's #1 standard Canadian whisky
During the days of Prohibition (1919-1933), Canadian Whisky
boomed in the United States, as whisky that had been legally distilled north of the border made its way to the millions of thirsty Americans hiding out in speakeasies across the country.
may not get as much respect as its Irish, Scottish and American counterparts these days, but if whisky-buying was 'American Idol," Canadian would definitely be competing in the finals.
Amid the amber-hued flood, however, the one segment of the category that has often shied away from the limelight is Canadian whisky
The Scotch Whisky Association has moved to stop a Canadian whisky
maker using the word "Glen" in its brand, according to press reports.