…..Just a Little Update

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It has been far too long since I have posted anything I know!  I had taken on a new role as the manager of a liquor store here in Nanaimo BC and have been working hard to build a reputation as a Craft Beer destination store.  There was a lot …

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I have loved many alcoholics in my life already, coming from a long line of them, but none as beautiful, wonderful or tragic as Melinda Lee. I had been bartending and selling booze for over half my life by the time that I decided to focus on BC craft beer …

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White Sails Brewing Co. turns One !

I have been so broke lately, I am missing all the good stuff!!  Vancouver Island has opened four new breweries in the past few weeks and I have missed it all! One thing I decided not to miss however, is the first birthday party over at White Sails Brewing Company …

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Nanaimo’s Longwoodstock the highlight of Nanaimo events for summer 2016

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As I sit here listening to the rain outside I am painfully aware that the summer of 2016 is almost over.  The kids are heading back to school tomorrow and the Great Canadian Beer Fest is next weekend already.  Since 1993 it is THE beer event of the fall in …

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Lucky’s Liquor hosts Brew Master’s Dinner with Longwood Brewery

Longwood Brewery is running like a well oiled machine.  The brewery located on Boxwood road here in Nanaimo BC opened in the spring of 2012 and has since began to produce some of the finest brews that Vancouver Island has to offer.  They have doubled their capacity since their first batch of …

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Who knew the Kinsmen were so cool?

I have to admit, I had a preconceived idea that a beer fest hosted by the Nanaimo Kinsmen/Kinette group would be something my parents might enjoy more than me.  I expected a handful of breweries with sales pitches and a laid back atmosphere….  boy, was I wrong!  I had a …

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