Gin and Tonic Day With Bombay Sapphire East

Gin and Tonic With Bombay Sapphire East What’s in your glass today? April 9th is national gin and tonic day, so why not mix one up, hit the patio and catch some of the sunshine we are currently experiencing, and quickly before it disappears! The army of the British East India Company is credited with the creation…

Hand Crafted Spirits on TSN1410 – Cafe Medina and The Fez

Marc Slingsby-Jones Mixes Up The ‘Fez’ Cocktail at Cafe Medina Joe Leary and I have been testing out those cocktails again and stumbled upon a rather tasty one (pardon the overused pun) at Cafe Medina for the latest Hand Crafted Spirits Show on TSN1410. Known for their brunch, Cafe Medina serves up a lot more than…

Raise A Glass of Jameson for St. Patrick’s Day

Jameson 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Limited Edition Pick up a bottle of the Limited Edition Jameson Irish Whisky and you’ll find it contains the same premium, internationally-adored classic Jameson Irish whiskey, but with a truly original label with a very cool story behind it. The label design illustrates the traditional Jameson family motto, Sine Metu; to…

Hand Crafted Spirits on Talk 1410 – Healthy Cocktails at The Keefer

Amber Bruce Mixes Up Some Magic In Chinatown at The Keefer If you been following the Hand Crafted Spirits Show, you may have caught a few segments where Joe Leary and I search for tasty cocktails on TSN1410.  Since it was the New Year, and health is usually one of the resolutions many make, this week I…

Holiday Sips From Near and Far

What to Sip this Holiday Season? Some Bubble, Grenache, Syrah or Nero D’Avola perhaps? We lined up and tasted a few more wines over the last little while and thought we’d share a few of our thoughts on these beauties because we are so very generous and you should have these on your to taste…

Hand Crafted Spirits On TSN1410 – The Emerald And A Brandy Alexander

Rachel Zottenberg’s Brandy Alexander at The Emerald Supper Club If you been following the Hand Crafted Spirits Show, you may have caught a few segments where Joe Leary and I search for tasty cocktails on TSN1410.  This week we were off for some house-made Kahlua as we catch up with Rachel Zottenberg at The Emerald Super Club….

Mission – Hand Crafted Spirits TSN1410 with Joe Leary

Hand Crafted Spirits Radio Show Checks Out Barteneder Marc Smolenski at Mission in Kitsilano We’re doing some radio again thanks to Joe Leary and TSN1410 on a new show called Hand Crafted Spirits. My segment will involve checking in with a local craft-spirit using bartender along with Joe to find out what’s been shaken and poured…