Category Archives: Canadian Maritimes

NOVA.SCOTIA.NOW.: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #7

Our flight from Halifax nears. My wife and I have tried Jost’s decent wines and toured Keith’s beer theme park. They tasted fine and fit expectations. But the city beckons our search on. Where hides its future? Its tradition breakers? … Continue reading

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HALIFAX.BEER.BEGINNINGS.: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #6

In my last post, Nova Scotia’s burgeoning wines got a respectful nod. But we cannot ignore beer. Halifax hosts more pubs per capita than anywhere else in Canada. High time we pay homage to its most hallowed ground: Alexander Keith’s … Continue reading

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NEW.SCOTS.AND.WINE?: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #5

The coastal calm of Charlottetown sinks in. My wife and I forget time or place. We have touristed its top sites: from Province House, to the olive oil chain, to Gahan’s very respectable microbrewery, to the Dirt Shirt company. Now … Continue reading

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