Monthly Archives: May 2018

New Beers for the Rest of May!

Alright, so we’re at the end of the month now. The sunny days are finally lasting until 9ish, and the heat has started pumping! I’m excited about summer, and all the tasty light, sour and fruity beers that come along with … Continue reading

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Weirdo Wines

By Abigail In this day an age, we pretty much stick to what we know; the average person drinks no more than 20 different varietals, that almost 0.001% of what varietals are grown in the world (not really, but just … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mezcal – Mexico’s True Spirit

by Comrade Hunter In previous years, we here at the Kensington Wine Market have celebrated Cinco de Mayo by hosting a class showcasing Mexico’s inextricable spirit: tequila. But, as those of insatiable mind and palate have hunted for new and … Continue reading

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New beers for the first half of May!

Hello thirsty people! I hope you all made it out to Beerfest this year. I had a blast seeing some friends, old and new. Tried some pretty tasty beers as well I might add! It’s a great opportunity for me … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada Spirits Release

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has been on our shelves and in Canada for over 6 years now. Earlier this month was the 79th monthly Outturn and the Canadian chapter of the SMWS has brought in around 500 single cask … Continue reading

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Classic Malts: Spring 2018 Edition

By Whisky Comrade Hunter Why is the term classic useful? Spoiler, it isn’t. As I have voiced in previous versions of this blog, each discussing the recurrent “Classic Malts” class we teach here at the Kensington Wine Market, I don’t … Continue reading

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society of Canada Outturn for May 2018

Well, it looks like we have finally shaken off the cold and snowy grasp of winter. Our brief respite of road construction and pollen and mould fueled allergies can now be enjoyed. May seems to a blockbuster month: A new … Continue reading

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Tight Wad: Budget Friendly Finds

By Dave Tyler On Friday the 13th of April I was lucky enough to do my first class after having been away for a while and it was one of my faves!  Finding something delicious and that doesn’t break the … Continue reading

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April Beer Highlights

Hey everyone! I hope the gradual and impermanent shift to warm weather has brought a certain thirst! I know it has for me, and you’ll see this reflected in all the beers I brought in throughout the month. I wanted to … Continue reading

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