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Happy Hour + Good Cheer Here

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Happy Hour + Good Cheer Here

We've teamed up with Bohemian Spirits in Kimberley to create some yummy Kootenay-themed cocktails and a couple of awesome giveaways. Kootz Rootz is The Original Happy Hour Brand so we felt it only natural to sample from the company that tags themselves as Good Cheer Here! We're entering into the season where celebratory libations are more frequent so we decided to kick November off with the caesar, it was invented in Canada after all!    The caesar is definitely a year-round drink for team Kootz Rootz, most often enjoyed at the campfire, or during a game of redneck golf. We would also highly recommend a hearty caesar for fishing....

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Day Trippin' - Kootenay National Park Edition

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Day Trippin' - Kootenay National Park Edition

The Mountains Were Calling: There's a chill in the air and the white stuff has touched down in the Kootenays. Here's to hiking peaks to the snow line, prepping our gear for the hills, and chillin' in wool socks. We recently celebrated the seasonal change with the launch of new apparel and an awesome day spent in Kootenay National Park.     We shot our latest collection of shirts at Vermillion Crossing/Verdant Creek with our talented photographer Justine Maguire. We spent the day taking in Rocky mountain views, admiring nature's mix of snow and Autumn foliage, drinking all the coffee to stay warm, and having a blast with our...

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Kootz Rootz Booze Cruise

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Kootz Rootz Booze Cruise

OK, it's not exactly what you think! We were not on a booze cruise per se. Kootz Rootz recently met up with two local Kootenay businesses to talk collaboration - our favourite word! We had the pleasure of meeting Wade and Dave, two fellow entrepreneurs who are rocking the alcoholic beverage world in the Kootenays. Wade is the owner of Bohemian Spirits. His distillery focuses on gin (they currently offer 3 varieties), as well as a vodka and a fine coffee liquer. Their limited gin features botanicals right from their own backyard in beautiful Kimberley. Bohemian Spirits uses the tagline Good Cheer...

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East Shore to North Shore Road Trip

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East Shore to North Shore Road Trip

This past weekend Kootz Rootz played tourist and did a Kootenay Lake, East Shore to North Shore, road trip with an extended stay in Nelson for MarketFest. Keep reading to check out all the stops we made along the way!    We left Kuskanook in the afternoon and wove our way down the lake road to Crawford Bay to visit the local artisans. Our first stop was Red's Bakery and a stroll through the charming Kokanee Chalets. The smell of fresh baked goods coming from Red's is a reward in itself. We enjoyed hot coffee and a scrumptious egg and bacon scone on their mini...

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What's in Store / August Edition

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What's in Store / August Edition

Hey Kootenay adventure lovers! We have a couple of new Kootz Rootz items in the shop that we think you'll be stoked about. Backpacks have arrived and they're pretty awesome. Army green with the Kootz Rootz icon on the top flat. Super vintage looking with harvest embroidery and metal hardware. They fit everything - even a laptop, and wear comfortably! These are very limited in quantity so snap one up now.  Also, we know its only August, but ski, board and sled season will be here before we know it! In celebration, we've cooked up a second decal option. We have our full...

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