Monthly Archives: September 2016

New beers – September 29th, 2016

Howdy folks! Here for yet another week of new beers and blog posts. Autumn is more or less in full swing now, complete with crunchy dead leaves that get absolutely everywhere, and the most beautiful sunny fall days. Of course … Continue reading

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New beers – September 22, 2016

Hey beer fans! It’s about 11pm on Wednesday and I am coming to you 1 Wild Rose AF23 and 1/2 a Jerkface deep to tell you about my sweet new beers this week. It’s been a bit of a busy … Continue reading

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Cabernet Franc tasting – September 15, 2016

First Cabernet Franc tasting at the Kensington Wine Market. And to be perfectly honest, I was little bit anxious… When preparing myself for a class, I always try to find that balance between what people expect to taste, and my … Continue reading

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New beers – September 14th, 2016

Hey everyone! Time for your weekly update on all my new stuff! I’ve got neat new bottles and cans, both light and dark, and a formal update on all the new kegs I’ve tapped (or will be tapping shortly). There … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile tasting – September 8, 2016

One of the biggest challenge for a wine retailer is to find wines under 25$ that overdeliver of the money. Of course, there are many options out there for cheap wines. 8$, 12$, 15$… The vast majority of them are … Continue reading

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SMWS Canada September 2016 Outturn

Andrew was away on a very important honeymoon for this month so the attendees to our Scotch Malt Whisky Society Outturn tastings were stuck listening to my ramble on about whisky which comes in fancy green bottles. We had three … Continue reading

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New beers – September 8, 2016

September is here! I’ve always loved September in Calgary. Mild weather, amazing fall evenings, and I can slowly start drinking darker and richer beers (who am I kidding… I’ll drink them even when it’s 30 degrees out). Don’t worry though, … Continue reading

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World Class Riesling tasting – August 30, 2016

Riesling is the world’s seventh most-planted white wine grape variety, and it is most definitely a personal favorite of many wine professionals all over the world. Appealing aromatics, finesse, minerality, highly acidic; it is known for its incredible ability to … Continue reading

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New beers – August 31, 2016

Hello once again fellow beer geeks! I have another quick update for you all on new beers hitting our shelves! Without much delaying, here they are! Lug Tread Ale by Beau’s Brewing: A light, but complex ale with the crispness … Continue reading

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