Beer, Beer Lists

Bitter Badass Beers: IPAs 

Of all the quirky concoctions and bold brews I have ever tried, one type of beer stands above the rest as my all-time favourite style—and that is the India Pale Ale (IPA). A variant of a standard pale ale, marked by its implementation of pale…

Whisky

What’s a ‘Whiskey’? 

One of my most frequently asked questions is, essentially, ‘what’s a whiskey?’ Is bourbon a whiskey? What’s the difference between Scotch and Irish Whiskey? Why do we call it rye in Canada? What the hell is sour-mash? With minimized technical jargon, let me set the…

Beer, Beer Lists

Palate Pleasing Pumpkin Beers 

Ah, fall. With the change of the leaves comes an exciting change in beer menus and liquor-store inventory alike. While many get excited for pumpkin-spiced lattes, it’s another pumpkin beverage that my tickles my fancy. I am, of course, referring to beer. Pumpkin beer is…