Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wines. Corby’s premium portfolio includes many of the top-selling brands in Canada. The vast majority of Corby-owned brands are blended and bottled at the Hiram Walker facility in Windsor, Ontario, managed by Corby.
Pike Creek is a whisky crafted by the elements. Pike Creek is double distilled in column still and aged in a non-climate controlled warehouse with no electricity. Once in the barrel, Pike Creek whisky is subject to the dramatic northern climate and extreme seasonal swings in temperature. Exposed to the sub-zero winters and hot summers of Ontario, the barrels contract and expand releasing the rich tannins and vanilla notes hidden deep inside the oak staves. Understanding that the maturation of whisky is an art, as much as a science, wood is the most essential element in the production of Pike Creek. Pike Creek is aged 10 years, then finished in rum casks. With the surrounding environment playing such a pivotal role in its production, Pike Creek is redefining the category of Canadian whisky as we know it. Master Blender Dr. Don Livermore ensures that the high-quality standards of Pike Creek are achieved from grain to glass. An extraordinarily full and robust whisky with fragrant nose of dried fruits and underlying notes of spice and toffee. 42% ABV
- Best Canadian Whisky, Double Gold Medal | New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2018
- Gold Medal | World Whiskies Awards 2014
Inspired by a recipe that is seven generations old, Lot 40 is 100% rye whisky expertly distilled in small batches using only the finest locally sourced ingredients and then aged in virgin oak barrels. By distilling in a single copper pot still, the result is a complex rye whisky that starts off with notes of earth and wood, then finishes with a silky vanilla oak finish. Lot 40 Canadian rye is named for the original Lot 40, a patch of land on which local politician and whisky enthusiast Joshua Booth built and operated his first pot still. Today, Lot 40 is the personal obsession of Master Blender Don Livermore, who ensures it’s made the way rye whisky should be—one batch at a time. 43% ABV
- Gold Medal | New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2018
- 96 Points | Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018
- Best Canadian Rye Whisky | World Whiskies Awards 2018
Gooderham & Worts Four Grain whisky is an homage to the original Toronto distillery, founded in 1832, Gooderham & Worts. James Worts and his brother-in-law, William Gooderham became successful millers after their arrival to Canada from the UK. A distillery was later added as wheat production began to increase in Upper Canada. Distillation was an efficient way to preserve excess grain that was prone to spoilage, as well as dispose of the grain middlings left over from the milling process. After taking out a patent for a “Riley still”, Gooderham & Worts would fundamentally change distilling in Canada by double distilling whisky through 2 columns making a softer whisky than what was available at the time. By the late 1800’s Toronto’s Gooderham & Worts distillery was the largest in the world. Under the guidance of Doctor Don Livermore, a new Gooderham & Worts Four Grain whisky was launched as a tribute to the original recipe from 1832.
It is a premium blend of four diverse grains – corn, wheat, barley and rye. All four grains are distilled and aged separately before blended, comprised of pot and column distilled wheat, barley and rye, and double column distilled corn. 100% locally sourced grain from Ontario Canada, aged in a combination of new virgin oak casks and used Bourbon casks. Distilled true to the tradition started Gooderham & Worts started in 1832. 44.4% ABV
- Connoisseur Whisky of the Year (Domestic) | Canadian Whisky Awards 2017
- Gold Medal | San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017
- World's Best Canadian Blended | World Whiskies Awards 2017