Category: whisky

UBIQUE 150th Anniversary Whisky Released by Glenora Distillery

UBIQUE 150 Commemorative Whisky- 10 Year Old

Did you know that there are distillers in Canada producing single malt whisky?  One, the Glenora Distillery, in Nova Scotia has produced a special 10-year-old Single Malt Whisky to commemorate our Royal Canadian Artillery, plus a portion of each sale…

Alexander Keith’s 18 Year Old Single Malt Whisky Released By Glenora Distilleries

Alexander Keith’s 18 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Are you a beer drinker? And a whisky drinker?  Did you know that whisky starts off by fermenting grains (just like beer) to release sugars that yeasts will eventually convert into alcohol? The Nova Scotian Alexander Keith’s brewery is best…

BC Liquor Stores Celebrate 100 Years Anniversary

BC Liquor Stores The 100 Collection

To celebrate BC Liquor Stores’ 100th year anniversary, a collection of rare, premium, collectible wines and spirits will be released on March 13, 2021, at participating Stores.  The collection features many top-rated wines, along with a selection of classics from the…

Meet the Captains: J.P. Wiser’s latest release of the Alumni Whisky Series

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Are you a fan of Canadian whisky?  How about an NHL hockey fan?  You can celebrate both with the latest release of J.P. Wiser’s Alumni Whisky Series.  Below is the announcement that I received about the three newly released whiskies. …

August Wine and Spirits Events at BC Liquor Stores

Premium Sauvignon Blanc

Here is the latest announcement from BC Liquor Stores about what special events that you can participate in various Liquor Stores in August.  You will find wines from Uruguay and New Zealand, whisky from Scotland, gin and ciders from BC…

My 5 Recommendations of Things to Do in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh, Scotland is a place with two sides; old and new.  You can delve into either side, but I do enjoy history so my recommendations will lean toward the historical side of Edinburgh.  But before I do, I should mention…

A Special Johnnie Walker Whisky Master Class at Hopscotch

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I admit that I am still learning about Scotch Whisky, learning a bit through my WSET training. I was glad to be invited to attend a Johnnie Walker Whisky Master Class at Hopscotch.  Our “teacher” was Mr. Michael “Mike” Nicholson,…