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by dwt
Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 3011
Views: 733910

Nickel Brook Winey Bastard this was a $18.95 bottle at the brewery last I grabbed. Will be interesting to see how it does in the LCBO if it's at that price point Beaus B-Side La Formidable nice to have a Gigantic brewing beer in Ontario, had this on tap not generally a huge Beaus fan, but this was ...
by dwt
Mon May 27, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO 2013 Summer Craft Beer Release
Replies: 57
Views: 25190

GregClow wrote:If that $4.85/750 ml price for the Brooklyn Sorachi Ace isn't a typo, then it's an absolutely insane bargain!


seems to be half price from the States, also seem to remember it at about $25/bt at bars.
by dwt
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Locating single malts
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Via Allegro in Etobicoke is always the best bet. Octomore should be there for sure, if not, i do have the bruichladdich contact if you want.
by dwt
Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: The Bent Elbow (was: A Kitchener Christmas Present)
Replies: 43
Views: 17762

Kish84 wrote:According to their twitter, they're opening this Thursday!!


nice. guess I know what I'll be doing Thurs after work.
by dwt
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: The Beer Store Experiment
Replies: 24
Views: 6245

I think a better experiment is to go to as many Beer Stores as you can and ask 'what is the best beer you have?'. I'm sure some solid answers will be given by employees who actually like beer, but I also bet those Top Sellers would be mentioned too. Still a subjective question. Not everyone who wor...
by dwt
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: The Bent Elbow (was: A Kitchener Christmas Present)
Replies: 43
Views: 17762

Kish84 wrote:Looks like they're still doing renovations inside. The sign is up for the place, and on the window there is a paper sign the says "The Bent Elbow 2013".


Has anyone been by lately? Would love to see some new/renewed options in KW.
by dwt
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Black Oak to Release Seasonals in New 650ml Format!
Replies: 3
Views: 1718

great news. have always enjoyed this and wished for better avail. outside of the GTA.
by dwt
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: Local Beer Guides
Topic: Nashville, TN
Replies: 2
Views: 1181

Nashville, TN

Heading to Nashville shortly, last was down in '09. Ended up checking out Flying Saucer, Yazoo and a brew pub down the street from the saucer. Am I missing anything down there?
by dwt
Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: Beer Events
Topic: Cask Night at Imbibe Food/Drink
Replies: 2
Views: 1300

so anything coming up for holiday casks?
by dwt
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Westy 12 release: mid December
Replies: 741
Views: 156496

Zithal wrote:Thanks, though, to those of you in line that felt it nessesary to taunt us as we we left with calls of "$100 bucks a bottle? Anyone?"


That was low.
by dwt
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Westy 12 release: mid December
Replies: 741
Views: 156496

Guelph report - Got the Stone Rd LCBO at 6:10 am this morning. Was #13 in line, first one there at 3am. They rec'd 36, no breakage. line was full by about 7:30, about 20 extra people stuck around until 9:45 when the numbers were handed out, despite being told on numerous occasions by LCBO staffers t...
by dwt
Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Westy 12 release: mid December
Replies: 741
Views: 156496

Bill Pierce wrote:I don’t fault the person I spoke with, but this is clearly out of hand. If there are lines over the weekend, I fear it will require police presence.


Strange way they've handled the whole process. They should have treated this the same as the Bordeaux futures, which is incredibly smooth
by dwt
Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Westy 12 release: mid December
Replies: 741
Views: 156496

Cass wrote:Yesterday again topped the previous day for most traffic of the year. We should have frenzies more often. Who wants to buy a banner ad? :-)


Horizon should out of good will.
by dwt
Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Westy 12 release: mid December
Replies: 741
Views: 156496

9:40 am 12/12, I'm on a list at 3 stores, haven't got a call from any. Just called one of to ask if it's in and they said it was not in yet. Screw lists! It better be first come first serve! There's no lists - they were taking lists before and had to scrap them. Just everyone be nice to everyone el...
by dwt
Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Westy 12 release: mid December
Replies: 741
Views: 156496

9:40 am 12/12, I'm on a list at 3 stores, haven't got a call from any. Just called one of to ask if it's in and they said it was not in yet.

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