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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

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      This month marks the 80th year since that failed social experiment known as Prohibition was repealed for our southern neighbours in the USA.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

    • Zwanze Day

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter vacationed in Europe this year, and I made certain to schedule visits to each city to coincide with important beer-related events....

    • Québécois Beer

      Boozing has always been just a little more civilized in la belle province. Back in the dark days of Prohibition, Quebec was the only province...

    • Viva Vancouver

      Your globetrotting liquor reporter jetted off to Vancouver for a few days last week for a bachelor party, and made sure to check out the...

    • Win at InterVin

      Faithful readers may recall that the Calgary-based Wine Access Magazine closed abruptly in February, taking with it their annual Canadian Wine Awards event. Your humble...