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Spirits, brandy, cognac, gin, rum whiskey – Scotch, Irish and Canadian. How and when to drink them and which ones are best.
Christmas Passion Eggnog
I call this drink Christmas Passion, having witnessed its efficacy first hand. This is a traditional recipe, the richest recipe I know, a surefire crowd pleaser. This is about enough for four servings. 3 egg yolks ½ cup sugar 125 mls 2/3 cup dark rum 150 mls (I like Gosling’s but other people use amber rum,… Continue reading Christmas Passion Eggnog
Wine Selling in Saskatchewan
The Minister wants to make the SLGA more user friendly. This is a good goal, but truthfully I don’t have any trouble with the SLGA retail side. The staff is very helpful, and I’ve worked out how to get what I want.
Bordeaux & Gin
So I’m writing a column on under $25 Bordeaux (appearing June 9 in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix if you’re curious) and this required drinking a dozen of them. Left Bank, right bank (Cabernet/Merlot respectively) young, old… send me your poor, your tannic, your wines yearning to be drunk! Of course this was a wildly different set… Continue reading Bordeaux & Gin