Crown Royal Bourbon Mash discontinued bottle hard to find!A Crown Royal Mistake Turned Collector Item Bourbon MashFrom The Crown Royal Blenders Series, Bourbon Mash has been all the talk around town. This Blended Canadian Whiskey is aged in a combination of ex-Bourbon and new charred American Oak Barrels. The result? A richly layered, perfectly balanced whiskey with the complexity of a bourbon and the signature smoothness of Crown Royal.This bottle is a great gift for a Crown Royal Collector though. Why? Well if youre keeping up than you would know that technically, they cant call this a bourbon. Even though promotional materials clearly stated This is NOT a bourbon, the bottles label says Bourbon and thats an infringement.Crown Royal was forced to pull the bottle and re-label it; however, a couple states including California, were fortunate enough to receive a shipment of the Crown Royal Bourbon Mash with the original label! Meaning this bottle is a rarity.Bourbon is a distinctive product of the US and declared by US Congress in 1964 and signed by President Lyndon B Johnson. NAFTA contains a section where Canada agreed to recognize Bourbon Whiskey as a distinctive product of the US. The law states that the word bourbon shall not be used to describe any whiskey-based distilled spirits not produced in the United States.You might have spotted Crown Royal's Bourbon Mash in the news lately. The reason being: Canadian Whisky labeled as "Bourbon"! The sacred TTB rules state that the word bourbon should not be used to describe any whiskey based distilled spirit that is not produced in the United States. What we have here is exactly that. A whiskey imported from Canada and labeled as a bourbon product. We will see how the story unfolds in the upcoming months.The majority of Canadian whiskies are comprised of a mash bill of corn, rye, and malted barley. These grains are then mashed, fermented and distilled, at which point they are aged in new oak barrels. Crown Royal Bourbon Mash Canadian Whisky is a unique release from their blenders' series.The bourbon mash" whisky is comprised of five unique whiskies, blended by the masters at Crown Royal. The blend is aged in new charred American oak barrels before being aged in ex-bourbon casks. Expect pleasant, sweet, warming notes of oak and vanilla all throughout.