Quote Originally Posted by cowdery View Post
I don't think there is any mystery to why Canadian whiskey is not more available in Europe. There simply is too little demand for it. Similarly, there isn't much akavit sold in North America.
Maybe Scandinavia is an exception to the rule, then? Lord Calvert (not to be confused with the North American version) is the biggest selling whisky in Sweden and we have many other brands that are very popular.

I suspect that the trends towards premium whisky is slowly weeding out the Canadians,though. Nowadays, at my local liquor store, it is mostly older men who opt for the cheaper Canadian (and Scotch) blends.