" Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye is a unique whisky blend crafted from 90 rye mash whisky. Our Canadian rye grain is planted in the fall, sprouting until it is covered by a blanket of snow. When the snow melts the rye completes its growth over spring and summer. This distinctive growth cycle creates a perfect grain for a deliciously balanced whisky, extra ordinarily smooth with hints of fruit, cloves and spice. " ~ Distillery notes
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The reigning monarch King George VI, and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, visited Canada in 1939. Crown Royal was introduced that year by Samuel Bronfman, president of Seagram, as a tribute to the royal visit. It was available only in Canada until 1964.