Smoke Break #919: The Water/Whisky Trick (Or How To Entertain Yourself While Alone)

Smoke Break #919: The Water/Whisky Trick (Or How To Entertain Yourself While Alone)

Chances are if you're pouring yourself glasses of Jack that big, spilling a few drops is the least of your problems. Also, poor Susanna! TAKE ANOTHER BREAK

BOOZER: On Why The City’s Top Bartenders Aren’t All That Into Serving Us Vodka Drinks

BOOZER: On Why The City’s Top Bartenders Aren’t All That Into Serving Us Vodka Drinks

by David Greig | Chances are if you’ve stepped into a cocktail bar of real repute in the last couple of years, you’ve probably heard the bartender sound… more 

VANCOUVER SPECIALS: Robyn Gray Of The Hotel Georgia Makes Us “The Jazz Singer”

VANCOUVER SPECIALS: Robyn Gray Of The Hotel Georgia Makes Us “The Jazz Singer”

by David Greig | Welcome to the second sipper in the Scout series we call Vancouver Specials, wherein we take a close look at original cocktails of note that… more 

BOOZER: Shattering Pigeon Holes While Drinking Whisky And Gin At “The Shebeen”

BOOZER: Shattering Pigeon Holes While Drinking Whisky And Gin At “The Shebeen”

by David Greig | Every bartender has a favourite spirit. In the name of entertainment and at the risk of massive generalisation, their choice reflects their… more 

City’s Best Bartenders Sweep The Leg At Chinatown’s “Keefer”

City’s Best Bartenders Sweep The Leg At Chinatown’s “Keefer”

by David Greig | In a dark bar in Chinatown, flecked with some of the first rays of a long overdue summer, a hush fell over the gathered masses. Breaths were… more 

BOOZER: On Campari’s Little Sister “Aperol” And How To Make A Lovely Cocktail With It

BOOZER: On Campari’s Little Sister “Aperol” And How To Make A Lovely Cocktail With It

by David Greig | Aperol is an Italian aperitif, created in Padua in 1919 by the Barbieri company. Bright orange in colour, it is flavoured with bitter oranges,… more 

BOOZER: 16 Brave Competitors Named For “Bar-ate Kid Invitational” Bar Competition

BOOZER: 16 Brave Competitors Named For “Bar-ate Kid Invitational” Bar Competition

by David Greig | The final line up of bartenders for the Bar-ate Kid Invitational has now been confirmed. A total of 16 barkeeps will ready for battle at The… more 

BOOZER: “Bar-ate Kid” Barkeep Contest To Determine Our Ass-Kickingest Drinkslinger

BOOZER: “Bar-ate Kid” Barkeep Contest To Determine Our Ass-Kickingest Drinkslinger

by David Greig | On July 4th, a bartending contest will take place at The Keefer Bar in order to determine who rules the roost as the deadliest sensei of… more 

VANCOUVER SPECIALS: Shaun Layton Of L’Abattoir Makes Us A Mighty “Meat Hook”

VANCOUVER SPECIALS: Shaun Layton Of L’Abattoir Makes Us A Mighty “Meat Hook”

by David Greig | Welcome to the first sipper in a new Scout series called Vancouver Specials, wherein we take a close look at original cocktails of note that… more 

BOOZER: So What Is The Deal With Fernet Branca, Your Bartender’s Secret Sauce?

BOOZER: So What Is The Deal With Fernet Branca, Your Bartender’s Secret Sauce?

by David Greig | First produced by self-taught apothecary Bernandino Branca in 1845, Fernet Branca is an Italian amaro, specifically a fernet.  It is a type… more 

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