A few years back we found ourselves in Alliston, Ontario. We were on our way camping but while driving through the town we noticed something peculiar: signs proclaiming some kind of potato festival. This got our attention. We had never heard of and certainly never attended such an event, and had to see what it
You may remember we had a bit of a love affair with Toronto Distillery Co. I say “had” because they no longer exist, at least, not the way they used to. Due to many reasons (including the silly AGCO laws) they were forced to shut down operations of their distillery. Enter Nickel 9 Distillery. They
Shawna and I have been enjoying the appearance of mix drinks that are both locally made and NOT syrupy sugar filled awfullness. The new contender in this category is Dixon’s with their Gin Fusion. Easy drinking, light, refreshing and tailored made for the summer, I’ve been grabbing cans of this since I first discovered it.
Tucked away in a small corner of a industrial unit of a strip mall in Toronto (well technically in Vaughan) sits a small distiller. It looks like this: That little guy is able to produce a huge variety of unique products from moonshine to one of my favourite gins in the city. The proud owner is
On a rainy day on our way to Blood Brothers we made a stop at a tiny little distillery called Yongehurst. They are just getting started but already they have a wide range of products. We decided to give the Lost River Triple Sec a try. The name is a reference to Toronto’s lost rivers.