Spread a little holiday beer!

The consumption of beer should not be confined to hot summer days and frolicking in the spring. There are whole hosts of hearty and delicious seasonal brews available in Alberta that are designed to warm your chest and kick father frost squarely in the jewels. Here is a brief rundown of some of the craft […] Continue reading

Wine and the Super Bowl?

I have been sitting here, in my kitchen, for twenty-five minutes.  The majority of that time has been spent contemplating which type of wine I can recommend for a Super Bowl party.  The rest of that time has been spent being attacked by my perpetually lonely, and incessantly needy cat.  As I sit here, blood […] Continue reading

Sanjay, Samuel, Ferris and the Ship

I love this city.  I truly do.  Young, vibrant and entrepreneurial, it is a place that I am proud to call home.  At times, however, Calgary has had the reputation of being a touch trite and is oft accused (usually by those who spend little to no time in here) of being “unoriginal” or “vapid”. […] Continue reading

Fall-ing for Pumpkin

Whether we like it or not, the seasons have changed once again and fall is upon us. Forget about frosty mornings and naked trees, I choose to look at the bright side of things…the return of Pumpkin Ale! That’s right, some delicious seasonal beers are back on the shelves and one of my favourites is […] Continue reading

Real Men Drink Fruit Beer

I’ll admit it…I am a sucker for fruit beers. Occasionally I get odd looks when I admit this fact, looks that say something to the tune of “when did your testicles retract into your stomach” or “don’t spill any on your frilly skirt”. A swift kick to the shin or a menacing glare are generally […] Continue reading

December…already?

Holy crap, can you believe it’s December already? Christmas is a mere 17 days away and in my books that’s about as scary as Chuck Norris wielding a chain saw. In an attempt to make your life a tad less stressful I would like to offer up my top five booze-related Christmas ideas. Anchor Brewing […] Continue reading