Posts Tagged ‘alcohol’

Left Coast Hemp Vodka, by Victoria Spirits

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

My aunt just brought me a bottle of Left Coast Hemp Vodka which is produced here in British Columbia. There are several levels of excellent design and craft involved in it:  the vodka itself, the label, and also the distiller’s great logo, a stylized still. The maker is Victoria Spirits, a professional family-run distiller located on Vancouver Island just north of the city of Victoria.

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Canada and Australia chill glasses, 1966

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

I just found this thing in a box; it originally came from my grandfather’s house. It’s the Ikon Quick-Frost Glass Chiller and Sterilizer. It has competing “Made in Canada” and “Australian Made” labels (the Australian one is the round sticker inside the plastic unit, with the red boomerang; while the can reads Made in Canada).

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Happy New Year!

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Who she was, and whether she was led astray that night, are lost to history, but I hope she was celebrating New Year’s in the way she thought best. Happy New Year, everyone.

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