Ahead By A Century

‘Twas the mighty Boppin who emailed to let us Canucks know that the Hip’s new wine, the Ahead By A Century chardonnay, was in stores last week. It has been released in honour of the 20th anniversary of the Trouble At The Henhouse LP.

I went looking for a bottle of it in our town’s shoppe on release day, and they’d only received one case (whut). I got the penultimate bottle, and the lady who rang it through for me told me I was super lucky to get one:

They’d also received the 2015 Fully Completely, so I snagged one of those, too. Here is my current collection, the Ahead By A Century chardonnay, flanked by the 2012* and 2015 Fully Completelys:



* All of you savvy KMA Readers will recall when I got this bottle of the 2012, and I’d posted to say I was waffling as to whether I should drink it or not. Most said I should drink it, but ultimately I did not. It’s still unopened today! I mentioned it to the head of the wine department in our shoppe and he said “ooooh that was the good year, nicely done!”



Posted on January 26, 2017, in posts by aaron and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. I like the chardonnay label! So…this means you can now enjoy the 2012?


  2. Those bottles look good, you’ll have a good party tonight!


  3. Really sweet! You have the most rock n roll wine cellar I know!


  4. I tried to get a bottle yesterday as a housewarming gift for a friend – the shopkeeper gave me an ‘are you kidding?’ look when I asked if they had any of the chardonnay left. Not a chance in Kingston, they were gone the morning of release, people lined up when the LCBO opened!


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