16th July 2008

Best Pub Crawl ‘Spot’

The Top Cities For a Pub Crawl

According to Kevin Baruch, host of the Food Network’s “Thirsty Traveler” and a number of other “Cocktail Kings” the following are the world’s best cities for a Pub Crawl:

Place: Toronto, Canada

Reason: West Queen West is ideal for a bar crawl, because of its “funky mix of hotel bars and stand-alone establishments like Sweaty Betty’s and Reposado.” According to Baruch you should start the crawl at the bohemian chic Gladstone Hotel’s Melody Bar where the 1930s wooden bar is the perfect spot to down a Labatts — or two then head to the hipster Drake Hotel bar, which always sports the newest cocktail.
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16th July 2008

And The Winner Is…

First of all we would like to thank you for taking part in our FIRST monthly contest of many to come.  We received a lot of interesting drink submissions so before we go ahead and announce the winner I’m going to go through the WORST tasting combinations submitted to us (YES we did try them ALL, was one drunken weekend):

3 Worst

I call this one the “Rim Job” – Cheese Whiz around the rim of a can of beer… No Bueno. Sorry Gretchen, I’m sure some love it.

The “Michelada”Pour your beer into a glass filled with ice and add the juice of one small lemon. Add a dash of soy, Tabasco and Worcestershire. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. For some, a true Mexican Michelada is not complete without a shot of Tequila mixed in.  Do I need to explain why I did NOT like this drink???

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