The Best Whisky For Beginners

World Whisky Day (May 18) is upon us, and if you haven’t had a chance to really get into the spirit, here’s a great start to finding out what types of whisky you’ll begin to appreciate. There isn’t just one “type” of whisky. Unlike vodka, where there isn’t a lot of variation to the final […]

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Classic Cocktails for World Cocktail Day

Today (May 13) is World Cocktail Day and with that in mind, there’s no better time to start learning how to make some of the most iconic drinks to ever fill a glass. The truth of the matter is, the absolute classic cocktails are about simplicity, good ingredients and practice. You don’t need speciality liquors, […]

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2019 Canadian Brewing Awards Results

The Annual Canadian Brewing Awards were held this past weekend in Toronto and we now have a full list of this year’s winners. The major trend for this year seemed to be Ontario breweries stepping up to the plate. Last year, BC breweries put the pressure on and nearly overtook Ontario in total medal count. […]

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Beer of the Month: Dageraad Burnabarian

In advance of this year’s Canadian Beer Awards, our beer of the month features a BC favourite that has consistently taken home some serious awards over the past few years. BC’s Dageraad Brewing is a brewery with a purpose. Dageraad Brewing is named after the Dageraadplaats, a neighbourhood square on the east side of Antwerp, […]

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Harvest Haus Returns to Vancouver Bigger than Ever

After a brief one year hiatus, Vancouver’s largest Oktoberfest celebration has returned bigger and better than before. Harvest Haus, hosted by the Social Concierge (the same organizer of events like Deighton Cup and Diner en Blanc) was absent from last year, as the organizers struggled to find an appropriate venue for the growing event. They’ve […]

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Tropical Cocktails Inspired by Beach Vacations

Not all of get to spend the spring or summer months on some exotic tropical beach drinking Mai-tai’s or sipping on prosecco. But that doesn’t mean you can’t recreate the experience at home, especially if you set the mood. Get creative and add one of these cocktails into the next long sunny evening and you’ll […]

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