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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Drawing a Blanc

      Summer is coming to an end, and fall is just around the corner.  Darkness falls on our fair land earlier each day, and will soon...

    • Fahr Fahr Away

      Beer is a lot like tennis.  The rising stars first need to win the provincial competitions in order to qualify for the national competitions, with...

    • Oktoberfest Obliterated

      This pandemic just keeps getting worse.  First it took away all the toilet paper.  Then we had to endure the train wreck that was Tiger...

    • Better Red Than Dead

      This pandemic may be the death of me.  Not because of any worries of infection, as I have been safely ensconced at home since March,...

    • International Beer Day

      Well, this summer has been a bust.  Here we are staring down the barrel of the Labour Day weekend, back to school, and fall is...

    • Gargle The Garganega

      It seems like a lifetime ago, but in truth it was just a few months before these pandemic times we find ourselves enduring, with no...

    • Barbaresco To Go

      I have still not worked up the courage for indoor dining at restaurants, but I have been keeping the COVID-19 blues at bay with regular...

    • Put On The Red Light

      Sting & The Police crooned eloquently in 1978 about falling in love with Roxanne, a lady working in the red light district of Paris.  I...

    • Drawing a Blanc

      The hot weather last week had me switching from red wines to chilled whites, kept in an ice bucket next to my patio chair so...

    • T-Bagging

      Long time readers may recall me waxing poetic about the Reinheitsgebot, also known as the Bavarian Beer Purity Law of 1516, which decreed water, barley,...