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The Booze and The Bees

Growing up in North Vancouver, Michael Cober recalls being fascinated by watching bees working in the hives his father kept. “My love of beekeeping is about not just getting outside and being in nature but participating…

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Posted by: on Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Robbie Burns Day: the Haggis

What’s Robbie Burns day without haggis? If you can’t have haggis, you at least need whisky. I’m a traditionalist, so I like to do both if I can and I wrote about the whisky yesterday. Robbie Burns Day is…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
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Robbie Burns Day: the Whisky

When I was young, Robbie Burns Day meant highland dancing in some sort of festival, but now that I know better, it has come to mean whisky. Robbie Burns day is the closest thing to a Scotch national holiday and while…

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Posted by: on Monday, February 1st, 2010
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Raise a Glass at HopScotch

Forget raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, a few of my favorite things are bourbon, single malt and beer. And by a stroke of hoppy, malty, genius, all three are on offer at Hopscotch, Vancouver’s beer and…

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Posted by: on Saturday, December 12th, 2009
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Scotch and Chocolate, Oh My

I have a confession to make. I don’t like chocolate all that much. I don’t hate it and I’ve certainly been known to have a square of cacao or two with my espresso, but the excitement of going to a…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
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Macallan Amber Liquer

I’m not a scotch drinker but this Macallan Maple Scotch is seriously delicious! It’s a sweet single malt scotch whiskey that is flavoured with maple and pecans. It’s a great after dinner drink and…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 31st, 2009
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