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Ardbeg Kelpie: A thoroughly Modern Malt

Here’s the latest limited release from Ardbeg a thoroughly modern Scotch for the New World Order. Firstly, no age statement. Judging by the pale colour of the whisky I assume it is between 6 and 10 years. Distilleries are increasingly … Continue reading

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Solons and Colons

“…Part of the problem is the hot wine phenomena, which lives on, particularly in the US. Malbec is a product of the high plateau sunshine, and can easily attain 15 degrees alcohol and a sugar content that would make Mrs. … Continue reading

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CTV Noon and Eggnog

The key ingredients to a good eggnog are Continue reading

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Wine Stain Removal

How do you take out red wine stains? This is a question that comes up all the time, and I like most people am just an amateur with experience. I decided to do the logical thing and ask a fabrics … Continue reading

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Sloe Gin Rickey & a Negroni

For those listening to John Gormley live on June 7th Here are the two drinks I served him. Haskap Gin Rickey 50 mls LB Distillery Haskap Gin 1/2 Lime, juiced Club Soda to taste Negroni 30 ml Sweet Vermouth 30 … Continue reading

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