Pike Creek Canadian Whisky
The Pike Creek Canadian Whisky has a flavor similar to Crown Royal (CR) XO, but the Pike Creek doesn’t possess the smoothness of CR XO.
Instead, Pike Creek is very robust in aroma and sweetness. The initial nose of the whisky indicates a caramel-toffee smell.
You can detect spicy-peppery notes during the nosing period. After that, the taste starts smooth and slowly grows to a spicy-peppery taste around the edges of the tongue. Imagine the maturity process since the elements crafted Pike Creek whisky. The manufacturing process uses once vintage port barrels or casks.
The casks contract during the winter season and then expand during the hot summers. This process helps deliver the angel’s share drops to its heavenly recipients.
Once the barrels absorb whatever Mother Nature can throw at them, the cask hold on until the end of maturity. When the Master Blender, Don Livermore, reveals the treasure deep inside the port matured whisky known as Pike Creek Canadian Whiskey.
As you close your eyes, you can visualize the whisky sitting in its barrels within a warehouse near Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and withstanding the constant changes in temperature and elemental forces.
Through rain, snow, the heat of the summer, and the cold of the winter, the Pike Creek whiskey matures into an excellent and robust whisky.
Visualize a glass of Pike Creek whisky magically appearing in your hands as you open your eyes. You smile as you sip and take in the incredible Pike Creek Canadian Whisky flavor.
Pike Creek Tasting Notes
Nose: Rich, spicy-peppery but the sweet aroma of dried fruits; a slight caramel-toffee scent
Taste/Palate: Sweet with a peppery bite is revealed on the outer edges of the tongue; a mouthful of spiciness
Finish: Robust but slowly subsides to a gentle, smooth, and warming caress