Drinking Guide 2011

December 2, 2011

We surveyed every booze haunt in town to bring you the best cocktails, insider tips, and finest B.C. brews (99 of them, to be precise) ever assembled. Cheers!

 

99 BOTTLES OF B.C. BEER*

 

B.C. brewers have made delicious progress since the days of lucky stubbies. By: The Editors

*or cans or casks

 

 

 

HOW TO: MAKE OUR HOUSE COCKTAIL

 

Simon Kaulback, our Bartender of the Year, creates a breezy riff on a Tom Collins. By: The Editors. Photos by: Greg Geipel

VIDEO:  Simon Kaulback show us how to make this signature House Cocktail

 

 

 

THE JOIE-O-METER

 

For the past few summers rosé has been all the rage, and no label has been more ubiquitous on local patios than Naramata’s Joie. By: Neal McLennan. 

 See our picks from the 2011 Wine Awards for Best Rosé Wine.

 

 

HOW TO: READ A WINE LIST

 

Lessons from La Quercia’s collection of reds, whites, and bubbles. By: Neal McLennan.
Photo by: Clinton Hussey

 

 

 

BARFLY: TOP 5 COCKTAILS

 

Our barfly columnist’s five go-to drinks that’ll test the mettle of any decent barkeep. Plus, five drinks that make you look like a douche. By: Neal McLennan. Photos by: Milos Tosic

 

 

 

Q&A: ASK A BARTENDER

 

Three of Vancouver's top bartenders offer their choice of liquid remedies for life's big moments. By: Neal McLennan. Illustration by: MCKIBILLO

 

 

 

PROFILE: THE DONNELLY GROUP

 

A look at the unstoppable rise of the Donnelly group. By: The Editors. Photos by: Mark Cohene

Coming soon!

 

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