After years of perfecting their craft, the master distillers at Alberta Distillers wanted to deny to push the rye envelope and come up with not just another rye whisky, but a better rye whisky. And so, Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye Whisky was born. A true expression of the skilled craftsmen who have made rye whisky their passion for nearly 70 years. Nose : Aroma of rye toast, firewood and dark coffee. Palate: Notes of vanilla, bitter grapefruit, gingerbread and dark fruits.