J.P. Wiser's Alumni Whisky Series Darryl Sittler

Canadian

J.P. Wiser's // Ontario, Canada

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    88
  • Avg. Rating

    3.88
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 2 )

J.P. Wiser's and the NHL Alumni Association (NHLAA) have partnered to create a lineup of new whiskies. Each one is a unique blend designed to pair with the playing styles of each hockey player honored with a bottle. Darryl Sittler’s 10-year old four grain whisky is an homage to his record breaking 10-point game. The blend contains 6 percent rye for his six goals and four percent wheat whisky for his four assists. Part of the proceeds from sales will be donated to NHLAA to support their philanthropic ambitions. Exclusive to Canada.

  • age
    10 Year
  • abv
    40.0
  • Canadian
    DISTILLED IN CANADA AND AGED IN BARRELS FOR AT LEAST THREE YEARS; OFTEN (BUT NOT ALWAYS) CANADIAN WHISKIES ARE BLENDS OF CORN, BARLEY, AND RYE WHISKIES WHICH WERE DISTILLED AND MATURED SEPARATELY. TRADITIONALLY, CANADIAN WHISKEY IS CALLED “RYE”, ALTHOUGH NO MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF RYE-GRAIN WHISKY IS REQUIRED IN A BLEND.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon and ex-Canadian

Tasting Notes

"A versatile and tight blend of peppery floral spices and rich dried fruits on the nose with vanilla, citrus peel and toffee. The milky palate burst early into a fireball of rye and earthy hot pepper spice quickly zigzagging into woven grain cereals. The nose’s dark fruits and black pepper skate through a long spicy finish accentuated by bittersweet chocolate."

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