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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • International IPA Day

      There was a momentus occasion in beer culture last month, and your humble narrator certainly made the most of it. Yes gentle reader, August 1...

    • Pints and Half Pints

      What does Winnipeg mean to you? Yes, gentle reader, this week’s column comes with an embedded quiz. The geography majors in the audience are always...

    • Ontario Wines

      Your globetrotting liquor columnist has just returned from a weekend in Onterrible, and made time in his busy schedule to visit a dozen wineries to...

    • Barmy for Barbaresco

      Your intrepid liquor reporter was trying to impress a special lady of recent acquaintance, so a night on the town in was called for, culminating...

    • Crazy About Chianti

      Your humble narrator was out with friends last week, and we were looking for a nice meal out while sharing a few bottles of wine....

    • BBQ and Beer

      Your intrepid liquor reporter munched on a lot of BBQ beef buns and slow-roasted pulled pork sandwiches during the many Stampede lunches I attended in...

    • Going Dutch

      There is more to The Netherlands than windmills and little Dutch boys sticking their fingers into dikes. Yes, gentle reader, I am speaking of Dutch...

    • Think Globally & Drink Locally

      Canada Day was a more somber affair than usual this year. Rather than a day of Bob & Doug McKenzie jokes about hosers while swilling...

    • High Waters at Highwood

      Despite the dire warnings of my Sunday-school teacher, who warned me away from the licentious lifestyle of liquor and loose ladies, I do not believe...

    • Ginger Beers for Ginger Dears

      The world can be an unpredictable place for those who are red of of hair. Sometimes they get burned at the stake for witchcraft, and...