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    Can’t Stop the Madness!!! – The Elite Eight

    by  • August 27, 2014 • 0 Comments

    As Vancouver basks in the sunny dog days of summer, Patio Madness continues to grip the population.  It’s going to be another beautiful evening tonight, so I think there’s no better time to set up the next set of match-ups in the 2014 VanCity Drink Specials Patio Madness Tournament.  After a fierce Round 2,...

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    Skokan crushing a few mini pints with the 'captain-in-training'.

    Vancouver Craft Brew Cruise in photos

    by  • August 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Last Saturday I missed an event I ‘d been looking forward to for several weeks, the inaugural Vancouver Craft Brew Cruise. Locally designed and brewed suds, served on a boat that cruises around our beautiful city, sounds like a pretty wicked idea. Disaster struck at the last minute (I had to work) and I...

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    Beers and Bars Abroad: Pubs, Pals, Pálinka – Boozing in Budapest

    by  • August 22, 2014 • 0 Comments

    TedandJen - Szimpla Kert 2

    “Bull’s blood, please.” “Eh?” Hungarian is not my strongpoint. Despite having majored in linguistics and being proficient in Russian and French, I am not at all comfortable even attempting to pronounce even the simplest Hungarian words. “S” becomes “sh”, “sz” means “s”, and their “g” doesn’t even have an English counterpart. Nevertheless, here I...

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