The process of making the finest, smoothest Canadian Whisky starts with the finest Canadian ingredients. Roughly 80% of our grain (rye, corn and barley) is sourced from Manitoba and surrounding provinces. Lake Winnipeg gives us pure water naturally filtered through the limestone beneath. Twelve distillation columns produce the fifty whiskies that comprise our signature blend a result of five different recipes aged for varying periods of time in either new or re-use charred oak barrels. Once the whiskies have been aged to our blenders' satisfaction, they are meticulously blended to create the signature rich, smooth, award-winning flavor of Crown Royal.