Tap Talk 15.06.2017

Acadian-Philadelphia (Beer Cocktail) – from the Distillerie Fils du Roy: Layer a nut-brown ale with a spruce ale. Sip, and remember, with great solemnity, le Grand Dérangement. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem, Évangéline, was published 170 years ago this week, in 1847. It tells the story of two lovers, Évangéline Bellefontaine and Gabriel Lajeunesse, who … Continue reading Tap Talk 15.06.2017

Sackville Refugee Response Coalition

I have been woefully remiss in my blog posting of late. There is good reason for this, though, I promise. Let me explain: in the fall of 2015, I became involved with the Sackville Refugee Response Coalition (SRRC): a voluntary alliance of organizations and individuals formed to engage Sackvillains in welcoming refugee families as new … Continue reading Sackville Refugee Response Coalition

Tap Talk 01.06.2017

Muskoka Moonlight Kettle Series: Cool As Cuke (Muskoka Brewery, Bracebridge, ON): 4.7%; 30 IBU - With Ontario-grown hops, and locally sourced natural ingredients, Cool As Cuke perfectly balances the unique, refreshing flavours of cucumber with the essence of a classic American Pale Ale. Picaroons Pivot #1 DIPA (Picaroons Traditional Ales, Fredericton, NB): 8%; 80 IBU … Continue reading Tap Talk 01.06.2017