week of August 10, 2012

Bailey’s Biscotti (Ireland) – “New recipe which blends the premium ingredients of Baileys Original – fresh irish cream with triple distilled Irish whiskey – with a delicious and smooth Biscotti flavour, inspired by the traditional, double-baked Italian biscuit.”  -tasting notes Cream alcohol infused vanilla whip Smoking Loon Cabernet Sauvignon (USA)

week of July 6 2012

Quidi Vidi Iceberg beer (Newfoundland) – “This refreshingly light lager is brewed with 25,000 year old iceberg water harvested from Newfoundland’s awe-inspiring icebergs.  The appearance is clear and golden, a gently hopped, light-bodied brew offering a clean, sparkling finish, crisp with no aftertaste.”  -website St Hubertus Goddess white wine (BC) – sweetness of 2.   […]

week of April 27, 2012

Dirty Laundry WooWoo Gewurztraminer (BC, Canada) (03) – “…is the bold expression of the Gewurztraminer grape. Bursting with aromas of rose petal, logan fruit and lychee. Finishes balanced with a nice sweet ripe peach and apple flavour, with a hint of spice.  Awards2011 NW Wine Summit – Silver.  Food Pairing Notes – Excellent with spicy […]

week of April 6, 2012

St. Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale (Quebec) – “Apricot  Wheat Ale blends various barley malts with malted wheat and natural  apricot essence to create an original-tasting beer with a clean, fruit  nose.” website Granville Island Brewing Robson St. Hefeweizen (BC) – “Vaguely tart with light clove and banana flavours and aromas. Finishes crisp and dry.  FOOD […]

week of January 20, 2012

Pinnacle Gummy vodka (France) – tastes like cherry gummy fish.  And there are recipes!! George Street Spiced rum (Newfoundland) – “Hints of spicy cinnamon and cloves arrive as if on cue, and some roasted pecans lies underneath providing a hint of nutty bitterness – 87 points – Excellent for sipping or for mixing!”  (The Rum Howler Blog) […]

week of January 13, 2012

Bowmore 25 year old scotch whisky (Scotland) – “Acclaimed and copiously awarded worldwide, this whisky has matured for 25 years in a marriage of American bourbon and Spanish sherry casks.  Writing in his spirits journal, Paul Pacult dubbed it “doubtless one of the finest single malts to be found in the marketplace.”  Deep mahogany in […]