Category Archives: Beer

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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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Jeff Rogstad, Pre Labour Day Banjo Bowl Edition

Here’s the lineup from today’s (Aug. 30/13) CTV Noon show with Jeff and Trish. I brought on the Paddockwood summer brews, their Weiss beer and the Yakima dry hopped IPA. I am an IPA guy as I said on the … Continue reading

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Rogstad Valentine’s Day Drinks

If you’re looking for a great idea for sipping while nibbling on chocolate or other naughty bits, here’s three that should satisfy everyone. Firstly, as always open a bottle of bubbly! What can be more romantic than toasting your love … Continue reading

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Hopping Right Along

For those of you who spend more time drinking and less time wondering about why, hops is the ingredient that gives beer it’s astringent taste. It is also a preservative that keeps beer from going bad. Prior to hops various … Continue reading

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Wine and Asian food

Asian food in general, and Thai in particular is murderously difficult to pair with wine. My fave with spicy food is Amontillado sherry served ice cold, but I’ve never yet found that on a menu. Jammy Australian wine works well. … Continue reading

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