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Nørrebro Bryghus (Brewhouse) – Copenhagen, Denmark

October 6th, 2010 · No Comments

I had read about this place in the Wallpaper Guide for Copenhagen, and as I knew we were going to try Mikkeller Bar, I figured we should make sure that we also check out the competition at Nørrebro Bryghus. I have so far tried out their Pacific Summer Ale (very delicious), Stuykman Wit (delicious), and […]

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Tags: Beer · Copenhagen

Mikkeller Bar – Copenhagen, Denmark

October 1st, 2010 · No Comments

While the Danes aren’t as famous for their beers as the Belgians, Dutch, or Germans, they are off to a good start with Mikkel Borg Bjergsø’s ‘Mikkeller’ Brewery. Voted twice as the best Danish Brewery by the association of Danish Beer Enthusiasts, Mikkeller is obviously a place that you need to visit while you’re in […]

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Tags: Beer · Copenhagen

Stella's on Cambie – Vancouver, BC

November 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Ahhh – beer. For those evenings when you’ve just come in the door from work – and that first sip of beer touches your lips, the cold bubbles run over your tongue, and your brain just goes “it’s over – you’re home”. That’s my favourite part about beer. And Belgians make fabulous beer. There are […]

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Tags: Beer · Vancouver · Western Food

Kingston Taphouse & Grille – Vancouver, BC

November 8th, 2009 · No Comments

I was here a while ago but forgot to blog about it, so it will be short, but here goes. It was a rainy Friday night, and a bunch of old friends were getting together for a drink and to catch up. We headed to the Kingston as it was downtown and served beer, that […]

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Tags: Beer · Vancouver · Western Food

The Good Dog Bar – Philadelphia, PA

November 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Heading out with the guys before the big concert – we only had about an hour to get some food and have a pre-concert cocktail. I looked up the “50 best bars in Philadelphia” article on the Philadelphia Weekly website, and found the Good Dog at Number 3. Apparently, this place is more of a […]

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Tags: Beer · Philadelphia · Western Food

The Lower Deck Pub – Halifax, NS

June 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Yes, I realize that this is a food blog, but no review of restaurants in Halifax would be complete with out a trip to this most famous of the downtown bars and pubs in Halifax. Located on the waterfront in Halifax’s Historic Properties (restored old storehouses with plenty of character), this establishment had been open […]

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Tags: Beer · Halifax

Stella's Tap and Tapas Bar – Vancouver, BC

April 19th, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve been meaning to write about this place for a while. M was in town, and after having checked out the Cascade Room and The Five Point together, we had heard that Stella’s had a good selection of Belgian brews on tap, so off we went. Now M is a gent who knows his beer. […]

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Tags: Beer · Vancouver