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  • All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Mad About Marselan

      As the third wave of the pandemic becomes increasingly apocalyptic, I have remained isolated like a crazed hermit, emerging wild-eyed and unshaven from my cave-like...

    • Malbec Marathon

      I have spent the early days of the third wave of the pandemic cloistered in my wine cellar like a medieval monk, surviving on fermented...

    • International Whisk(e)y Day

      I have remained sequestered in my wine cellar while the third wave of the pandemic rocks Alberta, emerging only to accept the grocery and booze...

    • Bock To The Future

      Faithful readers may recall that I have sequestered myself away in the wine cellar to wait out the third wave of the pandemic, surviving on...

    • Beware the Ales of March

      The month of March always gets me pining away for a Märzenbier.  For those in the audience that do not speak German, that translates directly...

    • Good Old Saint Paddy

      While I wait out the 3rd wave of the pandemic from the safety of my windowless basement, the annual St. Patrick’s Day bacchanalia last week...

    • Big Boots Brew Day

      Last weekend marked International Women’s Day, which I observed in years past by visiting a few of the dozen or so craft breweries in Calgary...

    • Canadian Whisky

      Canadian Whisky has come a long way since the days of Mad Men, Prohibition, and the Napoleonic Wars.  With the 11th annual Canadian Whisky Awards...

    • Big Beer Blues

      Troubling times are ahead for Canada’s oldest brewer.  After laying off 500 people across North America a few years ago, Molson Breweries have once again...

    • There’s No Place Like Rhône

      As I remain safely locked in my wine cellar while awaiting the inevitable third wave of the pandemic, I am reacquainting myself with many different...