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Pemberton Distillery: Finding Spirited Uses for Potatoes in B.C.

In the early Oughts, brothers Tyler and Jonathan Schramm were figuring out what to do with excess potatoes from British Columbia’s “Spud Valley” that didn’t fit supermarket criteria and it hit them: potato vodka....
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Interview: Pemberton distiller Tyler Schramm

Vancouver native Tyler Schramm was working at the top of Whistler Mountain when he had an epiphany. He decided to change careers, delving into distillation in nearby Pemberton, a hotbed for potatoes that inspired...

The Most Played Out Dishes and Ingredients (Part 1)

Considering how much we spend at restaurants and bars, there’s no excuse for chefs and bartenders who resort to hackneyed dishes and ingredients. Here are some played out options that should be stricken from...
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Joe Keeper Reviews Square One Botanical

In preparation for the “Sporting Life”, the Los Angeles Bartender’s Guild one-year anniversary party, I have been receiving bottles of liquor from various distributors. I have tasted “Eden in a Bottle”. I have had...