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Matt Hodgson

Retail Supervisor

Matt is a Red Seal Chef, Certified Beer Server – First Level Cicerone, and was awarded the Edinburgh Whisky Academy – Certificate in Scotch Whisky, and Certificate in Gin. After many years working in kitchens throughout the Atlantic provinces, Matt joined Bishop’s Cellar in 2020. An avid beer drinker, Matt has recently grown an interest in all things Scotch whisky.

Favourite grape or wine region?

Cabernet Franc (Belgian beers and IPAs).

What song would you pick for karaoke?

Kiss from a Rose by Seal.

Are you a dog or cat person? Or maybe neither. Maybe you have birds or turtles or an ant farm?

Dog person who has owned a turtle.

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This write up includes a recipe for a loaf of bread, so feel free to skip the following paragraph.

Stop your searching. This is it. The perfect night in with your loved one. A 6 pack of delicious malty lager. But wait, it gets better. By saving one can you can make an easy and delicious loaf of bread to complete the perfect night curled up on the couch. 


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¼ cups oats
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1 Tsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Heart of Gold (355ml)
  • ¼ cup butter, melted

Mix all dry ingredients, add (room temp) beer. Place in a greased loaf pan. Drizzle butter. Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes.

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