About Forty Creek Distillery: Located in Grimsby, Ontario, Forty Creek Distillery is the largest independently Canadianowned craft distillery in Canada. Its portfolio of brands include; Forty Creek Whisky, Prince Igor Vodka, Canada Gold Whisky, Bolivar Liqueur, Small Cask Brandy and Alpenbitter No. 7. Who Makes the Best Whisky in the World? John Hall of Forty Creek Distillery accepts Lifetime Acheivement Award from from chairman of the judges, Davin de Kergommeaux.
It was at this tasting that he tried to dispel myths about Canadian whisky and explained its history and the philosophy behind it (Canadian whisky is Whisky Weekend is our annual celebration of all things Canadian and more importantly all things Forty Creek! Each September, we open the doors of our distillery in Grimsby to offer our Forty Creek fans unprecedented behindthescenes access.
With tours, tastings, seminars and more, Whisky Weekend is a fully immersive experience. Hello, and welcome to Forty Creek! The Canadian whisky tradition got its start during the 1800s, when over 200 individual whisky makers distilled their own, homegrown products. These first whiskies were typically made with a high percentage of corn as a base, mixed with rye and barley. On March 12, 2014 spirits conglomerate Campari reached an agreement to acquire 100 of Forty Creek Distillery Ltd.the producer of the premium branded Forty Creek Canadian Whiskies, the fastest growing brand in the Canadian whisky category.
John Hall was the mastermind behind Forty Creek Whisky. Forty Creek Distillery was founded by John K. Hall in 1992. John was a firstgeneration distiller, and he founded the company as a subsidiary of his Kittling Ridge Wine and Spirits company. The facility is located in Grimsby, Ontario which lays between Niagara Falls and the town of Hamilton, Ontario.
Thanks for the review Nathan. Always happy to see more Canadian whisky content here (even if it is the entrylevel brands). By the way, Forty Creek Barrel Select is actually cheaper than regular Crown Royal everywhere in Canada.
Forty Creek Whiskey Distillery, Grimsby, Ontario. 65 likes 429 were here. Local Business # WhiskyWeekend2018 goes down next week! Featuring tastings, seminars, music, food, and the launch of our Unity limited release. Forty Creek uses three stills: a column still for the corn whisky, a very small pot still with a capacity of 500 litres for smallbatch spirit with intense aromas, and their main still, a 5, 000 litre pot still with a rectifier on top.