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New Imports from Roland + Russell

April 18th, 2007 Posted by Consignment & Private Orders No Comment yet

Import agents Roland + Russell have announced several new additions to their import portfolio:
Panil Birra Artigianale (Italy)
Brewers of the renowned sour ale Panil Barriquée as well as an assortment of other handcrafted artisanal beers.
Brunehaut (Belgium)
Microbrewery in the Walloon region specializing in traditional Abbey styles.
Isle of Skye Brewing (Scotland)
12-year-old microbrewery brewing traditional Scottish/UK ales.
These three breweries join R+R’s already impressive international line-up which includes O’Hanlon’s/Thomas Hardy’s (UK), Schloss-Eggenberg (Austria), Les Brasseurs de Gayant (France) and Southern Tier (US).
In addition, R+R is now representing Ashridge Cider, an artisanal cidery from Devon, UK. And for those who like the hard stuff, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal to their line-up of spirits from around the world.
For availability and price information, check the R+R website, call 416-801-9885 or 905-399-5885, or email

Rogue & Dogfish Head Arrive in Toronto

October 27th, 2004 Posted by Consignment & Private Orders No Comment yet

The renowned U.S. microbreweries Rogue and Dogfish Head have arrived in Toronto and are available at certain local establishments:
Caffe Volo – Dogfish 90 Minute IPA, Rogue Hazelnut Brown, Brutal Bitter, Dead Guy Ale.
Smokeless Joe – Dogfish Shelter Pale Ale, 60 Minute IPA, Aprihop, 90 Minute IPA, Rogue Hazelnut Brown, Mocha Porter, Shakespeare Stout, Brutal Bitter, Dead Guy Ale, Russian Imperial Stout, 2004 Old Crustacean.
Academy of Spherical Arts – Rogue Hazelnut Brown, Shakespeare Stout and St. Rogue Red.
Beerbistro – Dogfish 90 Minute IPA, Rogue Hazelnut Brown, Rogue Shakespeare Stout, Brutal Bitter and the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004 Old Crustacean.
Go check out these fine places and enjoy these fine brews.

New French and Belgian beers arrive

September 21st, 2003 Posted by Bar/Restaurant News, Consignment & Private Orders No Comment yet

A selection of new French and Belgian beers have arrived in select Toronto bars and restaurants courtesy Esprit Agencies. Remember that these are not available for purchase at the LCBO.
Smokeless Joe now offers from La Choulette: Ambree, Blonde, Peche, Framboise, Brune, Biere des Sans Culottes and Tour d’Ostrevant; from Achel: 8 and Bruin; from Floreffe: Double and La Meilleure; Newton Apple Beer and from the U.K., Samuel Smith’s Oatmeal Stout. Many of these beers are exclusive to Smokless Joe, so they won’t last long.
A number of other establishments in Toronto received some of these beers as well.