Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Weirder the Better tasting – August 25th, 2016

I thought for a while about the title that we gave to this tasting, before choosing the wines that I was going to pour. The Weirder the better… But what is weird when it comes to grape varieties? With over … Continue reading

Posted in Store, Tastings, Wine | Comments Off

Taming the wild yeast tasting – August 23, 2016

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I’m so extremely pleased at how much popularity sour beers have gained in the past 2-3 years. The number of wildly fermented and kettle soured beers on my shelf is always … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, Store, Tastings | Comments Off

New beers August 23rd, 2016

Hey everyone! Back again for a quick update on all the neat stuff coming in this week on the beer side! I want to give a quick note that both the Anchorage beers and the Pretty Things beers are flying … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, New arrivals, Store | Comments Off

Boutique Bourbon – August 18, 2016

On Thursday, August 18th we hosted a Boutique Bourbon session at Kensington Wine Market. Just for fun I decided to run the tasting blind. We tasted through the lineup once before taking a vote on everybody’s two favorites. After that … Continue reading

Posted in Bourbon, Store, Tastings | Comments Off

New beers August 17th, 2016

You know when I said we had a lot of stuff to talk about last week? Well that was nothing compared to what I have coming into the shop this week. So many new beers, I can’t even contain my … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, New arrivals | Comments Off

Maltbarn Whisky Agency tasting August 11, 2016

On the evening of August 11th we hosted a single malt tasting showcasing the new KWM exclusive bottles from The Whisky Agency. This independent bottler has only become available to us recently so this was an excellent chance for the … Continue reading

Posted in Store, Tastings, Whisky | Comments Off

New beers August 11th, 2016

Hey everyone, I’m back again with some new beers arriving in the store! This week we have some really special arrivals (especially for all you sour fiends) and I’m really excited to tell you about them. So I’m not even … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, New arrivals | Comments Off

Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada August 2016 Outturn

The August Outturn of Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada whiskies is out, and it is another great range. Some of the guests on Friday in Calgary felt it was one of our best Outturns of the year. Hard to disagree … Continue reading

Posted in Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Tastings, Whisky | Comments Off

New Beers August 3, 2016

Howdy folks! Long time no see! It’s been a little while since I’ve put one of these updates out, and I apologize for that.  Going forward I’ll be putting these out every week. Firstly, I have to get this out … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, New arrivals, Store | Comments Off