Cider House Rules

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In many parts of the world, including Canada, hard cider is the fastest growing segment of the beverage alcohol market. Its naturally refreshing character and typically restrained alcohol levels appeal to a consumer looking for an alternative to beer and those turning away from sweeter-edged coolers. Traditionally, cider lovers were almost exclusively middle-aged men. Now,…

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It’s Black & White: A Stout & Porter Retrospective

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Stout and porter are the beer world’s answer to coffee and chocolate. These bold flavours shared by both beer styles make them distinctly different compared to other ales, but with a shared history and so many variations within each type of beer, it can be hard to decipher the differences between the two. Arguably the…

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Beer Glasses

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We asked a couple local experts to tell us their opinion on the best all-purpose beer glass to have on hand for entertaining The Resourceful Choice As a sommelier, I enjoy wine, but my first love was beer. In my early 20s, I volunteered a day a week at a Toronto brewpub to learn more…

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