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The Basics of Distilling: How Spirits Are Made

It is a common misconception that distilling alcohol and making spirits are the same process. The truth is they are not. In this article, we'll discuss the difference between how...

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From Farm to Bar: Ingredients that Make Vodka

Do you love vodka as much as we do? We've got an interesting read just for you. In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about vodka, from...

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Gin and Tonic Food Pairings You Will Love

Gin has made a significant comeback recently, inspiring an increasingly popular trend dubbed “ginstronomy,” which refers to the art of gin and tonic food pairings in order to create a...

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Best Whiskey Cocktail Recipes to Warm You Up this Winter

There are certain spirits, cocktails, and wines that are just better suited to suit certain seasons than others. Summer has sangria and white wine, whereas winter is whiskey drinking season....

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From Grain To Glass: Ron Brubacher of Brubacher Farms

From Grain To Glass is a series on Spirit of York that showcases some of the local partners we work with that provide the ingredients needed to help make our...

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From Grain To Glass: Bill and Diane Truax of Aquapur

From Grain To Glass is a series on Spirit of York that showcases some of the local partners we work with that provide the ingredients needed to help make our...

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Must-Try Cocktail Recipes To Celebrate The End Of Summer

August might be over, but doesn’t mean summer is on its way out just yet. Before we bring out the parkas for another six months, let’s relish the last few...

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Ingredients That Make Gin

As far as spirits go, gin has always been a long-time favourite for both cocktail enthusiasts and mixologists alike. From G&Ts, Negronis,to Vespers;some of the most popular cocktails call for...

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Aquavit: The History Behind This Flavourful Spirit

Gin, vodka, and whisky -- these are just some of the most commonly known spirits in the market today, but there’s a rising star that starting to get noticed. Aquavit...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Distillery District

Toronto’s Distillery District is recognized for its cobblestone streets, Victorian industrial architecture and being one of the city’s hubs for arts, culture and events. Today it’s home to a variety...

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Best Gin Cocktail Recipes To Kickoff Patio Season

Longer days and warmer temperatures can only mean one thing -- patio season! With the winter days long behind us, there’s nothing like celebrating the start of summer with gin...

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