Gifts for the Home Bartender: 2018 Edition

Grab these great gifts for the amateur mixologist on your list

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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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2018 BC Liquor Rare Spirits Release List

This November 3rd is the event of the year avid collectors prepare for. That’s right, it’s time once again for the annual BC Liquor rare spirits release and this year looks like it’s going to be something special. While there are rare spirits released across the province, the main event is held at the 39 […]

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Odd Spirits: Pálinka

If you know what Pálinka is, chances are you’re probably Hungarian. Pálinka in it’s most general terms is a type of fruit brandy, distilled from a variety of fruits grown mainly on the Great Hungarian Plains. It’s not for the faint of heart, as it has often been described as Hungarian moonshine thanks to it […]

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Bacardi Looks to Expand with Premium Rum Offerings

Chances are if you’ve had a rum cocktail, you’ve had Bacardi. The spirits purveyor is well known across the continent, and used in many many bars. But the brand is branching out to something new, hoping to capitalize on the growing interest in premium spirits. The Bacardi premium collection hit the U.S. and Canadian markets […]

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A Guide to Cannabis Cocktails

Legal marijuana is just around the corner for Canadians which means not only will you be able to recreationally buy bud, but you’ll also be able to experiment with new kinds of use cases, including cannabis cocktails. Cannabis cocktails aren’t a new thing, they’ve been making the rounds in some US states for some time […]

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Try These Quality Rums for National Rum Day

Someone was smart enough to decide that in the dead center of the heat in August, there should be a day that celebrates rum, that beautiful liquid that is the basis for most all of your favourite tropical cocktails. This year, National Rum Day falls on August 16th. To celebrate, here’s a few rums worth […]

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