All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Hop To It

      Like most beer drinkers, your intrepid liquor reporter spends very little time thinking about hops. Much like oxygen, or your regular late-night booty call, hops...

    • Lager Drivers Waltz Pleases Me Completely

      In the beginning, man invented beer, and it was good. Sure, there were a few kinks they had to work out. The first two ingredients...

    • Canadian Sparklers

      Your humble narrator attended a New Year’s Eve party recently, and made sure to bring plenty of sparkling wine to ring in the new year....

    • New Beer For The New Year

      Welcome, gentle reader, to the opening days of the year 2017. The past year has been a busy one for the Alberta beer industry, with...

    • Abruzzo For You-zo

      Few countries have as long and tangled history with wine as Italy, where the wine industry has been flourishing for close to four millennia. While...

    • Big On Burgundy

      When wine snobs get together to talk about wine, there are always a few regions that need no introduction. Places like Bordeaux, Côtes du Rhone,...

    • Seasonal Cheers and Beers

      Your intrepid liquor reporter loves this time of year. No, gentle reader, it’s not that I’m partial to the snow, treacherous roads, and cold weather....

    • Sour On Sweet

      If there is one thing that was repeated ad nauseum to novice wine drinkers, it is that a good wine will be dry. In the...

    • Fight For Your White To Party

      Your intrepid liquor reporter makes no secret of his love for the red Bordeaux blends, but we should not forget all the fine white wines...

    • The Blind(man) Leading the Blind

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter had to make a business trip to Deadmonton last week, home of our provincial capital, and the recently repatriated Wayne Gretzky....