Another Memorable Grey Cup in the Books

It was great seeing so many of my old Grey Cup drinking buddies (and making new ones)!  I’m already counting down the days until 105 in Ottawa.  I know the locals will be out in full force making sure we have one helluva time given this year’s upset.  They’re already talking about needing more space than…

The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 3: A Hoser’s Itinerary

Grey Cup weekend is only a few precious days long.  How are you going to maximize beer consumption and hit the most parties possible at peak hour? By following the Hoser’s Itinerary!  If done correctly you won’t remember a thing about the 104th Grey Cup. Required reading before you go further: The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 2:…

The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 2: Parties, Ranked

Team Parties Not all team parties were created equal.  A couple are dependable hits, others are sure misses.  Over the years I’ve been to them all but not all of them every year and they do evolve.  I’ve ranked them below out of five based on my own experiences, your mileage may vary.  Rant against me in the…

The Hoser’s 104th Guide Part 1: The Essentials

Getting around the Big Smoke A taxi from the airport to downtown will be about $55 and by law is a flat rate.  Make sure you get it.  Groups of three or less can save some money by taking the UP Express train that leaves Pearson and goes directly downtown.  Staff will help you purchase the…

The Hoser’s Guide to the 104th Grey Cup

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Canadian Christmas is back and with it, the 104th edition of the Hoser’s Guide to Grey Cup!  So grab a couple of beers ‘eh, we have lots to talk aboot! Introduction This guide will take you through every important watering hole the 104th Grey Cup in Toronto has…

Division Final Weekend Picks

Division Final Weekend There are only three games left this season, savour them! Edmonton @ Ottawa: Sunday, November 20 (1:00pm EDT) Pick: Edmonton Can Edmonton make history and successfully cross over to the Grey Cup?  Yes.  Does Ottawa deserve to be in the Grey Cup with a losing record?  No, but Canadian football isn’t fair. BC @ Calgary:…

Semi Final Weekend Picks

Semi Finals! Where did the season go?  One day you’re watching exhibition, the next you’re on the phone with the Argos moving your Grey Cup seats because they screwed you on pricing. Edmonton @ Hamilton: Sunday, November 13 (1:00pm EDT) Pick: Edmonton Way back before week 1 I picked Hamilton to finally win it this year.  Flash…

Week 20 Picks

Week 20 Picks Last four game week of the season!  I’m surprised at how undecided things are in the West at this late juncture. Winnipeg @ Ottawa: Friday, November 4 (7:00pm EDT) Pick: Winnipeg If they want to get to the Cup, they should throw this game.  However, the franchise needs the money from a potential home…