A Starter’s Guide to Sake

Sake has been a staple of Japanese culture for well over 1,000 years, but how much do you know about the beverage. Better yet, do you know how to properly order it? Let’s discuss. What Exactly is Sake? When you think “Sake” you’re likely thinking about about the beverage itself, but did you know the […]

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Vancouver Craft Beer Week Celebrates 10 Years

Vancouver’s premier craft beer festival is celebrating a significant milestone this year, reaching a full decade of operations. It’s not hard to remember the very humble beginnings of the VCBW. The very first event had only 15 breweries and no more than 100 or so participants. As it grew, the venues changed and the festival […]

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Breweries Worth Visiting in Victoria, B.C.

Victoria is one of the early pioneers of craft beer in BC, and due to that longstanding tradition there are some excellent breweries to visit. Craft beer has been a staple of the Victoria community longer than anywhere else in British Columbia, dating back to 1858 when Victoria Brewing was founded by William Steinberger, who […]

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Bourbon for Every Budget

Bourbon has seen a massive upswing in interest lately. Maybe it’s due to the high price and scarcity of good whisky, or maybe drinkers are finally realizing the uniqueness of bourbon, but whatever the case it means that bourbon prices are starting to rise. But, that doesn’t mean that bourbon has to be expensive. In […]

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