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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Beam Me Up Scotty

      There has been a great shakeup in our domestic booze industry this month. Alberta Distillers, which has been producing fine spirits such as Alberta Premium...

    • Pasties and Pastis

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter vacationed in Gay Paree this year, and made sure to imbibe all the local tipples. Speaking of tipples, the topless revue...

    • Lager Days Are Here Again

      Your intrepid liquor reporter keeps a special calendar on his desk just to keep track of the booze-related holidays each year. Things were simpler in...

    • B+ for Beer Class

      If you are reading this page, odds are good that you have at least a passing familiarity with beer. If you are a faithful reader,...

    • New Beer For A New Year

      Welcome, gentle reader, to the much-awaited first liquor column of the New Year. Let’s take a moment to reflect on the past year, and how...

    • Prohibition at 80

      This month marks the 80th year since that failed social experiment known as Prohibition was repealed for our southern neighbours in the USA. Yes, gentle...

    • Batty For Bourbon

      Your humble narrator has been noticing a lot of Bourbon commercials on TV recently, and so made a point of chatting up a cute little...

    • A Very Distilled Christmas

      No one in Alberta will soon forget the floods of this past June, the people of High River doubly so. It was an otherwise sunny...

    • You Don’t Know Jack (Daniels)

      Faithful readers may recall that your intrepid liquor reporter has traditionally liked his whiskey the way he likes his women; over 30 years old, straight,...

    • 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 cold weather. Rather, this time of...