Drinking Games That Aren’t Beer Pong

While beer pong may be the ubiquitous drinking game that everyone basically knows how to play, it does require a few key ingredients that some may not have (long table, ping pong balls, a million solo cups). So in that case, there are some other drinking games that can be played that are just as […]

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The Best “Cheap” Craft Beer in Canada

When it comes to craft beer, price points can be an obvious barrier to newly introduced drinkers. Those used to paying $10-$12 for a six pack of Molson are going to have sticker shock when looking at purchasing a craft beer bomber upwards of $8 for a single bottle. Obviously there’s an argument to be made […]

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A Complete Guide to Understanding Rum

Rum, for all intensive purposes, is one of the most underrated spirits out there. That may seem like a bold statement, but take a moment to think about the last time you really considered rum as a drink of choice. Most people will reach for a good whisky for a straight-up sipping drink; gin tends […]

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Why You Need to Try Nicaragua’s National Drink- The Macua

When it comes to national cocktails, some countries are clearly more recognizable than the rest. Canada has the Caesar, Cuba the Mojito and Spain the Sangria. But what do you do when you’re a country without a cocktail to call your own? That was the dilemma facing Nicaragua, who despite being a prolific rum producer, […]

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VCBW 2018 Events List

The Annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week festival is nearly upon us, and this year there’s a little something for everyone. Beginning May 25th, VCBW is kicking things off in East Vancouver’s brewery district, and continues throughout the week with dozens of citywide events taking place at venues across Metro Vancouver. The festivities culminate at the […]

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Celebrate National Caesar Day With These Six Recipes

Is there anything better, or more Canadian, than a Caesar? At first glace the concept seems bizarre, but this creative concoction easy trumps the Bloody Mary, a poor excuse from our neighbours to the south. The Caesar comes from humble origins.  In 1969, a bartender named Walter Chell was working at the Calgary Inn when he was asked […]

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Ride on Down to Vancouver’s Latest Brewery: Electric Bicycle Brewing

The long anticipated opening of Electric Bicycle brewing has finally happened. The brewery officially opened its doors as of May 4th, and it’s about damn time. Electric Bicycle is conveniently located on East 4th ave, quite literally a few doors down from R&B Brewing. If you thought the area was already crowded enough and doesn’t […]

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