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Quiz: Is it B.C. wine or crude oil?

Alberta and B.C. are like oil and...wine? They just don't mix.
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Can't we all just get along? Apparently not.

Alberta has had it with British Columbia's pushback over the Trans Mountain pipeline - so much so, that Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has banned wine imports from B.C. 

Notley needs to get Alberta oil to the coast, but B.C. is fighting to limit the amount of bitumen that can be carried from Alberta pending further environmental assessments.   

The two NDP provincial governments seem to be mixing like oil and...wine. So, play along with our game of "Fill the Tank or have a Drank!"  See if you can guess which description is crude oil, and which is B.C. wine. 


1. The 'Borealis Blend' is a rich and heavy brew, lightly diluted.

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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2. The 'Switchback Organic' has grassy and dominant aromas caused by prolonged fermentation.

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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3. The 'Stemwinder' is a fat and unctuous blend with a rich texture.

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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4. The 'Smiley-Coleville' is a fusion of conventional and robust, with some underlying sour notes.

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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5. The 'Long Lake Heavy' is a heavy-bodied and acidic blend, with hidden artificial tones.

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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6. The 'Highland Bramble' is blackened and succulent, bursting with natural essence. 

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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7. 'Crushed Innocence' is a contrasting extract - virginally pure, yet heavily concentrated. 

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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8. The 'Moose Jaw Tops' is a moderately refined, bright fusion of impenetrable aromas. 

Crude oil or B.C. wine?

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