Darren’s Holiday Picks
Upstreet Blue Meanie Blueberry Double IPA
Employing both Mosaic and Lemondrop hop varieties, this strong beer (weighing in at a hefty 8% ABV) has tart berry flavours lifted by notes of pineapple and lemon. Flavoured with blueberry concentrate and teaming with hops tropical fruit this DIPA is not to be missed.
Add this Upstreet new arrival, along with other local favourites to an 8-pack carrier for the perfect gift for the craft beer lover on your list!
Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
Owned by MMA Champion Conor McGregor, this Irish Whiskey matches McGregor’s bombastic personality. A blend of golden grain and select single malts, Proper No.12 is beautifully smooth with hints of vanilla, honey and wood smoke. The name pays homage to McGregors’ neighbourhood of Crumlin, Dublin 12.
The perfect gift for the Irish whiskey lover on your list!
Old Tom’s Egg Nog
Don’t leave it to the heavy handed family member to mix up the ole Spiked egg nog this year. Old Tom’s Egg Nog is a delicious and perfectly balanced rum and eggnog combo that is rich with just the right amount of spiced rum.
Absolut Voices – Limited Edition Bottle 2021
Absolut Vodka is a staple for the holiday season. The clean, crisp spirit is perfect for Vodka martini’s or as a base spirit for your cocktail crafting. The “Voices” limited edition bottle celebrates diversity and artistry with this beautifully designed bottle (that is 80% recycled glass!). Don’t miss the chance to get a hold of this uniquely designed limited edition bottle.
Transmitter Coffee Stout
Intense dark coffee aromas mix with a malty caramel sweetness. This stout offers roasted malt flavours with a chocolatey dark coffee note. The addition of wheat to the brew elevates the creamy rich body. Really satisfying and perfect for winter a evening with a roaring fire.
Clar de Lune, Prosecco Rose DOC
Combining 87% Glera with 13% Pinot Noir. Soft raspberry and pomegranite notes are accompanying a fine and persistant mousse. On the palate the mousse is textural and envelopes the palate. Notes of mixed berry and violets on the finish. A perfect celebratory wine for the Holiday season!