TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - A bottle of Scotch is a gift to savour over the holidays and right through those cold winter months. Whether you're an affirmed Scotch-lover or new to whisky altogether, dare to compare with these miniature bottles of single malt. The Bowmore Distillers Collection (LCBO# 294019, 3x50mL for $24.95) offers a taste of the distiller's 12, 15 and 18-year-old expressions.
The LCBO Whisky Shop sees 45 per cent of its annual sales for premium and deluxe whiskies during the holiday period. By far the largest of the whisky categories with $400 million in annual sales, Canadian whisky offers a wide variety of gift products from favourite brands such as Wiser's, Crown Royal, Forty Creek and Canadian Club. Check availability online using the product search function on www.LCBO.com
"This is a great stocking stuffer for the whisky enthusiast from a classic Islay single malt producer," said Chris Robertson, LCBO Director of Spirits & Beer. "The trial size also allows someone new to Scotch to explore a range of age statements, from 12 to 15 to 18 years."
LCBO wants you to enjoy the holiday season safely. Responsible and generous hosts always have a variety of drinks to offer guests, including "0% Cocktails" on hand. For complementary food and alcohol-free cocktail recipes, visit www.deflatetheelephant.com.
Get ready for Day 7: Melt the cold with spiced rum
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