Collective Arts Artisanal Dry Gin with Brenna & Gill

Another craft gin on our whisky blog – whatever. We’re gonna drink whatever we… chose to afford to drink. Collective Arts Artisanal Dry Gin. As much as we wish Collective Arts, the Hamilton local brewer and distiller well, well… maybe we’re not going to chose to afford their stuff in the future. We tried their […]

Collective Arts Artisanal Dry Gin with Brenna & Gill

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin with Mum & Brenna

It has been a year and two weeks since our last gin review. That’s crazy, gin is great. This is is not so much great as it is gin, but there you go. The “gunpowder” in the name Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin refers not to explosives but to a type of green tea that’s rolled […]

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin with Mum & Brenna

Kinsip Barrel Aged Maple Syrup with Brenna, Devin & Mum

Kinsip Barrel Aged Maple Syrup is right what it says on the bottle. Maple syrup aged in whisky barrels. From Kinsip. And it does to maple syrup pretty much what you’d expect, imparting oak cask & whisky flavours, not notes or hints. Great on pancakes, in coffee and on ice cream, perfect for holiday breakfasts. […]

Kinsip Barrel Aged Maple Syrup with Brenna, Devin & Mum

Aviation Gin with Mum, Brenna & Steph

Aviation Gin, The American Gin Owned By A Canadian. So says the video spot starring & voiced by the professionally handsome recent gin brand purchaser, Ryan Reynolds: It works because really, all any of us want is to be purchased by a celebrity.  Especially a Canadian celebrity who would send us on very polite maple […]

Aviation Gin with Mum, Brenna & Steph

Luck O’ The Irish: Innis & Gunn Kindred Spirits Tullamore DEW Barrel Aged Stout with Devin

  Quick little review with the family while I’m on the road in Vancouver. My sister bought a pre-St Paddy’s Day treat, Innis & Gunn Kindred Spirits Tullamore DEW Barrel Aged Stout for my brother in law and I to try (she did smell it and pronounced it “coffee I wouldn’t drink”). We’ve had Innis […]

Luck O’ The Irish: Innis & Gunn Kindred Spirits Tullamore DEW Barrel Aged Stout with Devin

The Pourhouse, Gastown, Vancouver with Brenna & Devin

On Wednesday I flew in to Vancouver for work, and last night I met up with my sister and brother-in-law who live out here. I haven’t had a chance to visit in two years, so a bit of a fest was in order. I had been to The Pourhouse my last visit to Vancouver, but […]

The Pourhouse, Gastown, Vancouver with Brenna & Devin

Ungava Gin with Nearly Everyone

I think I know what both my readers are thinking to themselves.  They’re thinking “pretty sure I’m at iSCOTCH, pretty sure I type that in/clicked that bookmark.  so what the hell, guy, why am I reading about gin?” We’ve reviewed a gin before, The Botanist, specifically because it is made by Bruichladdich, in Scotland.  We’ve […]

Ungava Gin with Nearly Everyone