Odd Spirits: Pulque

The ancient ancestor of mezcal and tequila, pulque works in mysterious ways and is starting to regain some of its popularity. Pulque is a milky, slightly foamy and somewhat viscous beverage made by fermenting (not distilling) the fresh sap of certain types of agave, and pre-dates the arrival of the Spanish by something like 1,500…

Great Whisky for National Scotch Day

Don’t break the bank with these great whiskies!

That Crazy Vagina Beer Is Actually Real!

Back in 2016, we ran a post that featured the world’s first beer cultured from a woman’s vagina. Normally, we’d just let that post speak for itself, but there has been an insane amount of interest in that piece, so it’s time to check back in with this crazy news to find out just where…

The Best Summer Seasonal Craft Beer in BC

Summer in BC is fantastic; especially when it comes to craft beer releases. Craft breweries around the province are pushing the boundaries and creating some truly killer special releases for the summer season. We’re talking about fresh fruit, summer flavours and crushable releases. Here’s a small selection of some of the most releases currently available:…

The Longest Running Beer Festival in Canada Returns to Victoria

The 26th annual Great Canadian Beer Festival returns to Victoria on September 7 & 8, 2018.┬áTickets are on sale now.┬áThe GCBF is a non-profit society created for the purpose of introducing consumers to new beers and raising awareness of craft brewing in the local community and beyond. The GCBF is the longest-running beer festival in…

Toronto’s Mill Street Brewing Doubles Down on Organic Beer

Toronto’s Mill Street Brewing recently announced that they are upping their organic beer game, by certifying their entire core beer lineup as 100% organic. The company is no stranger to organic beer; they’ve been offering their core Mill Street Lager, and 100th Meridian as organic for some time now. But as one of a handful…

Get Social With These Summer Cocktails

Long summer nights are perfect for making some refreshing cocktails and kicking back on the patio. While there are a lot of options out there, the cocktails below find some interesting ways of bringing in summer flavours without being too complicated. Take these five for a spin, and I’m sure your guests will think you’ve…

Odd Spirits: Arkhi

It’s not every day you run across a traditional alcohol made out of fermented milk. But that’s exactly what the industrious Mongolian people have been doing for years. Arkhi is typically found in rural areas of Mongolia and is distilled on domestic stoves from fermented mare’s milk, known as kumis. It’s a bit of a…