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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Seasonal Cheers and Beers

      The festive drinking season is upon us, and I always make the most of the annual cornucopia of seasonal beers! It all begins in September,...

    • Barrel Aged Beer

      The wine snobs of the world are constantly rambling on about exactly how many months their favourite wine spent in oak barrels, usually while carefully...

    • Mad For Muscat

      The holiday season is now upon us, which brings many social events, complete with far too much eating of sweets, and countless celebratory glasses of...

    • Stout Season

      The first Thursday in November marked the 8th annual International Stout Day, a tribute to the darkest of the dark beers.  Apparently, the first Thursday...

    • Millenial Megabrews

      Never has a generation been so derided as the Millenials.  Not only are they the first generation in history to be worse off than their...

    • Z Is For Zweigelt

      I made my annual pilgrimage to the Okanagan Valley of BC a few weeks ago, bringing home a few cases of wine to restock the...

    • G & T for You and Me

      Always looking for a reason for a night out, I put on my finest duds to celebrate the tenth annual Gin & Tonic Day last...

    • Rock on Rosé

      October is a big month for indulging, with not one, but two separate holidays that revolve around eating and drinking with family and friends. Halloween...

    • Pumpkin Pints

      This is a strange month in the world of beer.  It started out with Oktoberfest, that Bavarian bacchanalia still going strong after more than two...

    • You Too Can U-Brew

      Alberta has finally joined the ranks of the u-brew provinces.  A few amendments were tacked onto Bill 6 at the end of last year, one...