Tag Archives: Craft Beer

The Spitfire Arms – Windsor, NS

I can think of several examples of good Irish pubs in Nova Scotia.  There’s the Old Triangle in Halifax, Celtic Corner in Dartmouth and, of course, The Dock in New Glasgow.  However, fewer examples of authentic feeling English locals come to mind. Some people might wonder what’s the difference.  There are many similarities.  A good… Read More

Craft Beer Tour – Annapolis Valley

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It probably isn’t a surprise that we are craft beer fans, especially Nova Scotian craft beer.  We’re also big fans of the Annapolis Valley and the Port Pub.  So when Halifax photographer, beer aficionado and tweeter Andrew @monochromegod offered to join us on one of our tours to help us with our photos, we thought what… Read More

Big Day Downtown 2012 – Part Two

Awesome ab workouts and custom cocktails -  click here to read about the first part of our Big Day Downtown This year’s twist for the Big Day Downtown was that each blogger was randomly paired with another participant.  We were paired with @SteveDinn, an avid cyclist and kettelbell instructor (see: fit).  I met him at… Read More

Halifax Seaport Beerfest

It’s no secret that Drew and I are both craft beer lovers, so it was with great anticipation that we’ve been looking forward to this year’s Seaport Beerfest (@SeaportBeerfest). Beerfest takes place every summer in and in front of Pavillion 20 of the Halifax Seaport (now located in the Cunard Centre).  It brings together some of the… Read More

Paddy’s Pub – Wolfville, NS

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While in Wolfville, we stopped in for a bite to eat at Paddy’s Pub (@paddysbrew). Located a stones throw from  Acadia university, Paddy’s is a pub in the truest sense. Local brew, relaxed atmosphere, chill music and great classic pub fare. My sister, a former Acadia student, and soon to be Dal Pharmacy student, guided… Read More

Rudders Brew Pub – Yarmouth, NS

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This weekend, we traveled to Yarmouth to take in the local antique and art shops and sample some local fare and craft beer. Enter Rudders. Rudders is a popular Yarmouth Restaurant with an overwhelming selection of seafood dishes.  Several years ago, we had the swordfish, and have been wanting seconds ever since. Unfortunately, it was… Read More