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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Pink Boots & Beer

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

    • Side By Side

      I drove up the QE2 to Edmonton last weekend to visit some friends, and made sure to make a few stops on the so-called Alberta...

    • Dinosaur Beer

      I had out-of-town guests last week, so made the rounds of the usual tourist destinations.  One of our stops was the Royal Tyrell Museum in...

    • Albeerta Advantage

      Faithful readers may recall tales of me crying tears into my beer last year, with the announcement of the closure of Fort McMurray’s Wood Buffalo...

    • Up Your Alley

      Change is afoot in the Alberta beer scene.  Faithful readers may recall that Calgary-based Wild Rose Brewery was acquired by megabrewer Sleeman Brewing last summer,...

    • Big Leagues For Banded Peak

      Faithful readers may recall that Calgary-based Wild Rose Brewery was acquired by megabrewer Sleeman Brewing last summer, and that I had made a prediction that...

    • Kom-Brew-Cha

      Regular readers may recall me waxing poetic about Happy Belly Kombucha, a Chestermere-owned business that was one of the first entrants into the Kombucha market...

    • Chinese New Year

      Kung Hei Fat Choi to you all!  For non-Chinese speakers in the audience, a loose translation is “Congratulations and be prosperous”.  January 25 marked the...

    • Brazilian Wine

      When we think about wines from South America, Malbec from Argentina and Carménère from Chile are the ones that immediately come to mind, but there...

    • Whisky and Bagpipes

      Like many Canadians, I can claim some small portion of Scottish ancestry.  While I may not boast Groundskeeper Willie levels of Scottish-ness, I do regularly...