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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • International Whisky Day

      A very special day has just slipped by on the calendar. No, gentle reader, it’s not my two-week anniversary with that young lady with Pinot-soluble...

    • You Don’t Have The Stones

      Readers in the audience with an archeological bent may wonder how beer was made before the availability of metal brewing vessels. Students of history will...

    • How Merlot Can You Go?

      When wandering the aisles of a well-stocked wine merchant, the vast diversity of choices can leave even the most seasoned of wine drinkers in a...

    • Ohmygosh for Ommegang

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter is penning this week’s column from a hip and happening boutique hotel in midtown Manhattan. After flying into NYC for a...

    • Spring into Spring

      Your intrepid liquor reporter is hopeful that the warmer days of spring have finally arrived, and that Mother Nature is not planning to cruelly unleash...

    • Alexander Keith Hops To It

      Faithful readers of this column may recall that North America is experiencing a decade-long surge in the popularity of craft beer, as the unwashed masses...

    • English Spirits

      The Right Honourable Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady herself, shuffled off this mortal coil last week. Readers in the audience that were of school...

    • California Dreamin’

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter took a quick trip to California last month, and naturally, my thoughts turned quickly to booze. Flying into San Francisco, I...

    • Vats In The Vatican

      The eyes of the world were on Vatican City last month, as the big muckety-mucks of the Catholic Church elected a new pope. Your intrepid...

    • Beware the Ales of March

      The month of March always gets your humble narrator pining away for a Märzenbier. For those in the audience that do not speak German, that...