Smoked whisky, whiskey

Against the grain: The resurgence of Canadian whisky

How some Canadian whisky makers are working to shake the spirit’s bland reputation—and follow in the bourbon boom’s footsteps
Panoramic view of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

How a scuttled U.S. trade deal helped lead to modern Canada

As trade with Canada falls under Trump’s angry, roving eye, a look back at a U.S. trade deal that helped lead to Confederation
Toothpicks. (Photograph by Maya Visnyei)

Care for a whisky-infused toothpick?

Milled from birch and aged in exotic flavours, they cost a mere 55 cents. Each.