Monthly Archives: October 2016

Colouring Outside the Lines – Off the wall brews – October 27th, 2016

In the vein of keeping beer exciting, pushing the envelope, discovering new styles, challenging tastes and trying to keep up with the ever-changing palates of beer lovers, brewers often stretch their creative muscles to come up with some new and … Continue reading

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New beers – October 27, 2016

Hello and welcome to yet another week of beer updates! I’m writing this in the midst of a chilly, misty day and I’m really missing the sunny picturesque weather we’ve been having lately. The week started out so lovely and … Continue reading

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En Francais (Rhone) – October 20, 2016

En Français, Édition Vallée du Rhône: 14 Octobre, 2016 C’est toujours un extrême plaisir pour moi que de diriger une dégustation dans ma langue maternelle, mais détrompez-vous si vous pensez que cela allège mon niveau de stress! C’est tout à … Continue reading

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New beers – October 20, 2016

Greetings! It’s my favourite time of the week (order day) and hopefully yours (new beer blog post day)! Once again I’m going to tempt and tantalize you with all the stuff I’m bringing in. I’ve got a number of wonderful … Continue reading

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Canadian Harvest tasting – October 14, 2016

As Albertans, we have the privilege to live at a driving distance from –in my humble opinion- the most diverse and interesting wine region of the country: the Okanagan Valley. Mission Hill, Quail’s Gate, Jackson Triggs, Summerhill, for many people, … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile tasting – October 11, 2016

Yes, I love Italian wines. Chianti, Barolo, Brunello de Montalcino, Super-Tuscans, there is greatness in Italy. But to be perfectly honest, I never considered Italy as one of my go-to countries to find value wines… But maybe I need to … Continue reading

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New beers – October 13th, 2016

Howdy beer geeks! Another week goes by and another batch of sweet, sweet new beers. We got something from nearly all walks of life this week! From sour to fruity, to dark, to farmhousey! Before I spill the beans, just … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Canada October 2016 Outturn

October 2016 is an exciting month as far as the Scotch Malt Whisky Society is concerned, the club was launched in Canada at the Kensington Wine Market five years ago in October. Since then we’ve launched more than 425 different … Continue reading

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New beers – October 5th, 2016

Hey folks! Time again for your weekly update! I got a good amount of new stuff coming here and most of it local! So come check out 2 of the newest Alberta brewers, and grab a few fall favourites while … Continue reading

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Albeerta Frontier tasting – Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Well we’re back into the thick of the tasting season! We’re up on the 2nd anniversary of two of Alberta’s new breweries (namely Blindman and Dandy) and I figured it was a good time to take a bit of a … Continue reading

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