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Forty Creek Barrel Select
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Notes from John Hall, Whisky Maker

Forty Creek Barrel Select Whisky is a premium Canadian Whisky.  It has been rated the #1 tasting whisky in North America by discerning Whisky Judges and has taken home the most esteemed accolades possible for a whisky. 

The barrels chosen for Forty Creek Barrel Select are selected for their unique characteristics and the rich earthiness they provide to the spirit. 

The Result is a unique whisky that is smooth and mellow but also intense and complex with a character of its own.

Tasting Notes

This unique barrel selection process results in a whisky where aromas of honey, vanilla and apricot fuse with toasty oak, black walnut and spice.  The flavour is rich and bold on the palate and is completed in a smooth, long finish.

Awards & Accolades

Gold Medal, Beverage Testing Institute, 2014 - NEW
Gold Medal, Wizards of Whisky Awards 2014 - NEW
Silver Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2013
Silver Medal - International Whisky Competition 2013, Chicago
Best Young Cdn Whisky, Silver- International Whisky Competition 2013, Chicago
Gold Medal, Beverage Testing Institute, 2013
Gold Medal, Beverage Testing Institute, 2012
Gold Medal, Beverage Testing Institute, 2011
Gold Medal, Beverage Testing Institute, 2010
Gold Medal, International Whisky Competition, 2010
Double Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition, USA
Best Canadian Whisky, New England Whisky Festival, USA
Highest Award, International Spirits Challenge, England
Gold Medal, The World Selection, Belgium
Editor’s Gold Award, Whisky Magazine


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"The richest tasting whisky I have tasted. Wins points for luxury."
          Michael Jackson, Whisky Expert

"Aromas of banana crème brulee, mocha gelato and roasted nuts with a round, silky, dry yet fruity, medium body and a long, seamless dried fruit and grain husk accented finish. Excellent"
          Rated 90 points (Exceptional), International Review of Spirits, 2011

"Creamy, sweet corn whisky with dusty, earthy rye, ripe red fruits, sherry, sweet-and-sour sauce, floral perfume, ginger, cinnamon, hot pepper, and hints of citric peels. Fruity & Spicy."
          Davin de Kergommeaux, CanadianWhisky.org

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