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Mmmm ... beer.

“Montreal Style” Pizza at Ottawa’s Big Rig Brewery

By     |    Oct 24, 2012
Posted in: Bars, Booze, Beer, Etc., Canada, Food     |    4 Comments

After an afternoon at our local IKEA … in Ontario, Canada (Ottawa, to be exact), we were in need of a beer and a bite. Big Rig Brewery promised both. First: the beer. I got the sampler (Golden, Red, IPA, Stout). Lisa ordered a pint of the brown ale. All were tasty. Lisa even liked their red ale (Lisa typically hates red ales). The brown ale was superb. We ordered […]

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$9.95 for a six-pack of Busch. Yikes.

In Canada, ALL Booze is Expensive

By     |    Oct 23, 2012
Posted in: Bars, Booze, Beer, Etc., Canada     |    No Comments

When we were in London, we noticed UK booze was pricey, wine and liquor especially. Cider and beer was a bit more in line with our expectations. Then we visited Canada, Ottawa specifically. OMFG. Look at these pics from the state (province?) liquor store (note the current exchange rate is about 1:1): So I did some research. Canada is far from the worst. England ranks pricier (which we expected). Who’s the […]

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