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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Bock To The Future

      Faithful readers may recall that I have sequestered myself away in the wine cellar to wait out the third wave of the pandemic, surviving on...

    • Beware the Ales of March

      The month of March always gets me pining away for a Märzenbier.  For those in the audience that do not speak German, that translates directly...

    • Good Old Saint Paddy

      While I wait out the 3rd wave of the pandemic from the safety of my windowless basement, the annual St. Patrick’s Day bacchanalia last week...

    • Big Boots Brew Day

      Last weekend marked International Women’s Day, which I observed in years past by visiting a few of the dozen or so craft breweries in Calgary...

    • Canadian Whisky

      Canadian Whisky has come a long way since the days of Mad Men, Prohibition, and the Napoleonic Wars.  With the 11th annual Canadian Whisky Awards...

    • Big Beer Blues

      Troubling times are ahead for Canada’s oldest brewer.  After laying off 500 people across North America a few years ago, Molson Breweries have once again...

    • There’s No Place Like Rhône

      As I remain safely locked in my wine cellar while awaiting the inevitable third wave of the pandemic, I am reacquainting myself with many different...

    • International Scotch Day

      With the recent cold snap, I decided to continue with my pandemic response plan of hiding in the wine cellar until the world returns to...

    • Mourv-ing On Up

      As I continue with my pandemic response plan of hiding in my wine cellar until the world returns to normal, there have been many discoveries...

    • Ehren the Side of Caution

      I have decided not to participate in 2021, so will be retreating into the wine cellar until the world has returned to normal.  While digging...