Someone who comes from New Brunswick, Canada. The term is derived from the stereotype that people living in he maritimes only eat fish, herring in particular.
Herring Chokers are not Bluenosers.
An individual of Scandinavian descent. Also applicable to landlocked enclaves of Scandinavian emigrants, such as the entire state of Minnesota, even though these communities no longer choke their herring in the traditional fashion but instead rely on commercial canneries to pre-choke and pickle their fish.
Torvald: Hey, this bar got any Tuborg?
Barkeep: Sorry, we don't serve herring chokers here.