Wines For Winter Nov17

Wines For Winter

By darmyers Well winter seemed to arrive in a hurry. Last week we were seeing temperatures in the double digits and this past week we saw them dip to -17 with a windchill. My sister and I were heading to Moncton to watch her son play hockey, but she got …read more Source: Wine-In My...

A Star Is Born Nov10

A Star Is Born

By darmyers This past Wednesday evening saw a group of friends and myself head out on the town for dinner and a Movie. The movie was ‘A Star Is Born’ starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Bradley Cooper not only starred in the movie but directed it as well. …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Sussex Ale Works Opens For Business Nov09

Sussex Ale Works Opens For Business

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Sussex, NB) – Sussex long known for dairy, its balloon festival and the gateway to Fundy now has a brewery and taproom. Rick Lockhart long time resident of the town is the owner and operator of Sussex Ale Works Inc. Mr Lockhart used to work away …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Breton Brewing releasing Gingerbread Holiday Ale Nov09

Breton Brewing releasing Gingerbread Holiday Ale

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Sydney, NS) – Breton Brewing is getting into the holiday spirit by releasing Gingerbread Holiday Ale, a gingerbread inspired London ESB with hints of ginger and cinnamon. The ABV is 5.5% with an IBU of 35. They are very excited with the design on this can, as it …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Saint John Beer Lover Brews at Innis & Gunn Nov06

Saint John Beer Lover Brews at Innis & Gunn

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Saint John, NB) – Late last year, Innis & Gunn challenged Canadians to share their ideas for the brand’s newest limited-edition beer. Imaginations ran wild and thousands of flavour ideas poured in – but in the end, only one winning beer flavour would make it to store shelves. Don …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Hello November Nov03

Hello November

By darmyers I’m sitting here on this Saturday morning, drinking my Starbucks Christmas blend coffee, the blend I love the most that is only offered for two months out of the year! I now realize, as my wine blog this week is called Hello November, that once Halloween ends they …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Propeller Brewing Russian Imperial Stout Returns Nov02

Propeller Brewing Russian Imperial Stout Returns

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Photo from Propeller Brewing (Halifax, NS) – Propeller Brewing is bringing back their Russian Imperial Stout a bit earlier this year. This year it will be in cans starting November 2nd at both Propeller Shops and will be hitting the NSLC officially next week, but …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Spindrift Announces Bottle Series and Brand Oct31

Spindrift Announces Bottle Series and Brand

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Dartmouth, NS) – Out of the Hold is a new family of brands under the Spindrift Brewing corporate umbrella. The releases will always be bottle conditioned, often barrel aged/fermented with bottle sizes varying some between releases with the most common size being 500 ml. Each release will have it’s own …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Burger #62 – Le Nordique (Relish) Oct31

Burger #62 – Le Nordique (Relish)

By life-of-burgers It’s been fairly quiet here over at Life of Burgers, due largely in part to an extremely busy work schedule. Working 70 hour weeks for the last 9 months was great for the bank account, but it didn’t really allow much time to get my hands on some tasty burgs. Luckily, …read more Source: Life Of...

2018 Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards Results Oct29

2018 Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards Results

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Halifax,NS) – The fifth annual Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards were held on October 28th in Halifax with a Gala and Dinner at The Stubborn Goat Gastropub. The judging of 376 entries from 56 breweries and cideries had taken place the previous week end in Halifax. Atlantic breweries and cideries shared …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

A Little Pain, A Lot of Wine Oct27

A Little Pain, A Lot of Wine

By darmyers Here we are, at the starting line, to embark on my very first half-marathon. A lot of smiling nervous faces. I never would have guessed, my knee would give out at the 4K mark, and by the 16K mark, I had to hobble the remaining 5.1 kms. …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Oct26

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Photo from Garrison Brewing (Halifax, NS) – Garrison Brewing releases “Hipster Viking” Atlantic IPA tomorrow, October 26th. This collaboration is from four breweries spanning three nations featuring original label artwork by award-winning and internationally recognized comic book artist Ben Bishop. The breweries included <a target=_blank rel="nofollow" …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Run A Little, Wine A Lot Oct20

Run A Little, Wine A Lot

By darmyers Tomorrow, I am going to run my very first half marathon. These two ladies, my friends Beth and Kathy, are two of the 8 other ladies that will cross that finish line with me. 9 of us ladies from our running group are travelling to the province of …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Peter Dennis Wines Oct13

Peter Dennis Wines

By darmyers At the Festival of Wines, I got to meet legendary winemaker, Peter Dennis. He is such …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse Opens in Dartmouth Oct11

Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse Opens in Dartmouth

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Dartmouth, NS) – The exciting PEI brewer Upstreet Craft Brewing in partnership with Chef Bill Pratt, Founder and Director of the Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants, opened Upstreet BBQ Brewhouse at 612 Windmill Road. The restaurant will be a traditional Southern BBQ …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Saltbox Brewery Announces $25,000 Research Grant Oct10

Saltbox Brewery Announces $25,000 Research Grant

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) (Mahone Bay, NS) – Acadia University and Saltbox Brewery are continuing their partnership on a project to develop indigenous yeast strains suitable for making truly local beer. The amount of the research grant made by Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) is $25,000 to carry …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

The Festival of Wines Grand Tasting Oct06

The Festival of Wines Grand Tasting

By darmyers Last Saturday I attended one of the Grand Tastings for the annual Festival of Wines here in Halifax. The theme was celebrating the wines of North America, however, all the countries were represented. My mission while there was to only try wines I’ve never had before, and I …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Behind The Beer at Schoolhouse Brewery Oct02

Behind The Beer at Schoolhouse Brewery

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) NSLive.tv asked me if I would like to chat with a brewer, well I love talking and beer so Hell yes I said. The result is Behind The Beer at Schoolhouse Brewery http://nslive.tv/btb1-schoolhouse/ . Check it out and let me know what …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

Festival of Wines Sep29

Festival of Wines

By darmyers I’m heading to the annual Festival of Wines this evening, and the theme this year is ‘Discover the Wines of North America’. The Festival has been going on most of the week, but I’m attending tonight’s grand tasting. I’m embarking on a journey through the wines of Canada …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Que Syrah Syrah Sep22

Que Syrah Syrah

By darmyers Syrah is seductive, spicy, and just plain delicious. Genetically it’s the same grape as Shiraz, but Syrah tends to come out of the Old World, where as Shiraz is more New World. Which is why they tend to be done in very different styles. It is grown …read more Source: Wine-In My...