I’m a big fan of what Nicklebrook Brewery is doing with their Bastard series of stouts. It’s always exciting to see what they’ll come up with next. The Bolshevic is amazing, the Kentucky is unique and now this, the Cheeky. Cheeky Bastard is a big change for the series – the stouts are generally high… Read More


While I was sitting at the Cider House on Roncy recently I remarked at just how far Ontario has come in terms of great cider. While beer has generally been the main focus for years, we’ve gone from having very few craft ciders and no festivals to several festivals a year and hundreds of craft… Read More


Our good friends at Social Lite Vodka are back with a brand new unsweetened cocktail: Grapefruit Pomelo. We’ve always been fans of the brand, mainly because they are the first packaged cocktail to go beyond offering super sweet and syrupy mix drinks that seem to be designed for those who want alcohol without actually tasting… Read More


While Niagara and the surrounding areas generally get the most fanfare here in Toronto, there is something to be said for the quality of the wine that comes out of Prince Edward County. According to the press release I got from Drink Inc, it turns out that PEC is the worlds fastest growing wine region.… Read More