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Stillin’ Gin’s Still In

by Shawn Cheese and gin and cocktails and meat and tonics are all among my favourite things (and commas are not!). Thankfully, a new tasting season means a new round of gins for us to mix up and taste! I’ve … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada May 2019 Outturn

by Evan May of 2019 brings us one hell of an Outturn (yes, I am biased). Here are some stats: Three of the seven bottles in the Outturn are cask finishes. Two hail from Speyside and just barely in the … Continue reading

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Tight Wad – Frugal Finds

by Dave I remember when I first started working at Kensington Wine Market, I had a couple of different reasons. First I wanted to earn some extra money to save enough to go travelling. Secondly, I wanted to still drink … Continue reading

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Bourbon and BBQ

by Evan Bourbon. Barbecue. Unless you are a vegan teetotaler, these are likely two of your favourite words in the English language. For good reason too. They are two great tastes that should hopefully taste great together, right? All of … Continue reading

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Asian Whisky Revival: A Rose By Any Other Name…

by Curt …would smell as sweet. Thus spake William Shakespeare. And if the sentiment is good enough for the Bard, it’s good enough for me. Of course, at the time Romeo was being talked off the ledge by our darling … Continue reading

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Espiritu de Mexico

by Shawn These agave tastings are becoming more frequent, and – if I do say so – more fun as of late. Though they nearly always sell out anyway, the surge in Mezcal popularity over the past three years has … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada April 2019 Outturn

by Evan March was a busy month, just flying by. We had the Outturn of course, at the beginning. The following day after running the tastings here at KWM, I became a father for the third time. I managed to … Continue reading

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Wine of the Andes

by Abi Malbec is most certainly the first wine that would pop into your head when you start to think about South American wines. Malbec has its place in the wine world and especially around the Andes, but there are … Continue reading

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What is Natural Wine?

by KWM Staff In the last few years, we have seen an astonishing resurgence of a certain contention in wine Doctrine. Feisty millennials and thirsty enthusiasts alike are ferociously curious with the moniker ”Natural Wine“. The “natural” approach to wine … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada March 2019 Outturn

by Evan In case you are a member have not read the recent SMWS email regarding the club’s quarterly magazine: You now can view the current issue of Unfiltered Magazine (and a decade of back issues!) online by logging in at smws.ca. As an … Continue reading

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