BC Breweries to Watch for in 2019

BC continues to be a hot bed of activity when it comes to the growth of craft beer, but things are starting to change. While there was a flurry of activity within the greater Vancouver area a few years back, the amount of breweries in Vancouver seems to have leveled off, at least for the […]

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Odd Spirits: Chicha

Ever had a beverage brewed using human spit? If you’ve been to Peru, then chances are you’ve run across Chicha in your travels. Chicha has vast cultural significance in the country, and yes it is truly made with human saliva. Let’s back up and talk about the history of chicha. Chicha doesn’t necessarily refer to […]

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Try These Cocktails that Evolve Over Time

Part of the fun of cocktail making is the experimentation. Some cocktail recipes are incredibly straight forward and need no alteration, while others you can get wildly interpretive and customize to your hearts content. That’s the thought behind evolving cocktails, a growing segment of cocktails that shift in flavour, texture and taste as you drink […]

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Vancouver Whisky Lovers Should Be At Hopscotch 2018

Imagine the PNE Forum, a 50,000 sq. ft. venue, filled with thousands of guests, all attending for the same reason: a great time based on the tasting and education on libations! That’s right folks, Hopscotch is returning and for 23 years, the Grand Tasting Hall has come alive with thousands of different Craft and Premium […]

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Meet the Masters: Grand Marnier’s Patrick Raguenaud

Grand Marnier’s Master Blender Patrick Raguenaud has a tremendous responsibility on his shoulders. Not only is he responsible for maintaining the quality of a brand that has been around since 1880, but he also has to find new ways to appeal to new generations of drinkers that aren’t familiar with the iconic brand. Fortunately, it […]

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Six Stouts For International Stout Day

Who doesn’t love a good stout? On a cold winter’s day, a stout can warm the bones and give that satisfying weight that many spring/summer beers just can’t duplicate. In Canada we make great stouts. There are so many to choose from it can be an overwhelming proposition to pick just one. That’s why for […]

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