All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Yuletide Cheer

      It’s that time of year again. The Thanksgiving and Halloween holidays are long behind us, but Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, and Festivus are just around the...

    • Hopping Mad

      Your intrepid liquor report is hopping mad this week. No, gentle reader, not in the occupy city hall in a tent kind of hopping mad,...

    • Grape Escape

      In an odd twist of fate, one of the best-stocked beer merchants in Southern Alberta is the Calgary Co-Op liquor stores. These are usually a...

    • Picaroons Will Be My Ruin

      Faithful readers may recall that your globetrotting liquor reporter is travelling in Eastern Canada.  Since last week’s column, I have travelled from Halifax to Fredericton,...

    • Propeller Heads

      Electric Avenue. George Street. Charing Cross Road. Yonge Street. Spring Garden Road. Anyone who has ever set foot on any of the above streets will...

    • Zweigelicious

      Faithful readers may recall your intrepid liquor reporter’s long appreciation of both beer and the fairer sex. As you can imagine, last month’s Oktoberfest celebrations...

    • Halloween Home Brew

      It’s that time of year again. The leaves have fallen off the trees. The first snowfall of the season is just around the corner, and...

    • Bourbon

      Your humble narrator drank a lot of Bourbon last month. No, gentle reader, it wasn’t because I was listening to a lot of Lynyrd Skynyrd...

    • 15 Years of Wild Rose Beers

      Long-time readers may recall me writing about a young upstart of a local craft brewery way back in 2004, and extolling their virtues in print...

    • Oktoberfest in September

      Your intrepid liquor reporter has been in a rigorous training regimen to prepare himself for Oktoberfest for the last several weeks, which mainly consists of...