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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Bye Bye Bacardi

      Bottles of Bacardi can be found across our great nation, from the hipster bars serving $17 craft cocktails, to the neighbourhood pub where everybody knows...

    • Bubbly Bevies

      Sparkling wines have long been associated with special occasions. Birthdays? Check. Weddings? Most definitely. Divorce parties? Even more so. Novice boozers will often use Champagne...

    • Niagara vs Okanagan

      The history of wine in Canada boasts hundreds of years of history. That may sound like a lot, until you compare it to the old-world...

    • Whiskey 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...

    • Chestermere Eats & Drinks

      Plato said it 2500 years ago. Another hundred years before Plato, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus said the same thing. Countless others have expressed the same,...

    • Airport Beer

      The holiday season has come to an end, and life has returned to a semblance of normalcy. The days of eating shortbread cookies and drinking...

    • New Beer For The New Year

      Well welcome folks, to the opening days of the year 2018. The past year has been a busy one for the Alberta beer industry, with...

    • Spirits of Alberta

      Longtime readers may recall that I have been waxing poetic about the endless stream of new craft breweries popping up in our fair province. For...

    • Seasonal Cheers and Beers

      The festive drinking season is upon us, and I always make the most of the annual cornucopia of seasonal beers! It all begins in September,...

    • Township 24

      Geography is a funny thing. It is all around us, but we rarely take notice, unless something new and extraordinary occurs, or something upsets our...