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Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Xingu on tap... in Toronto!
Replies: 8
Views: 4495

I love the sarcasm! I had a Xingu aged three years the other day and it tasted great. So, I don't see why it would not last 5 to 10 years. Heck, I still have several bottles of Black Oak's 10 Bitter Years from the first year it was produced and a DIPA is likely not the best aging beer either. I had ...
Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Xingu on tap... in Toronto!
Replies: 8
Views: 4495

Xingu on tap... in Toronto!

I was at Sin and Redemption on Tuesday and they just kegged this Brazilian black lager. It's not even on their beer menu yet. As far as I know, this is the first appearance of Xingu in Canada. I don't understand why it's rated so low on RateBeer... I love this brew! I drink it in copious quantities ...
Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Bar Hop
Replies: 105
Views: 37140

Rob had a soft opening last night around 5pm. Nice looking place. Good tap lineup and bottle selection. Food was good too.

They finally managed to pry open the patio doors and setup tables for us.

All around, a good time.

Congrats Rob!
Sat Mar 31, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Hangover Cure
Replies: 41
Views: 7224

The best cure for me is to sweat it out and start drinking again (not necessarily in that order). I have the usual... Advil, loads of coffee, water, Gatorade, breakfast. I'm surprised no one mentioned tomato juice or V8... these hit the spot. Then, regardless of how rough you feel or how awful the t...
Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: Beer Trading
Topic: FT: Rogue XS Old Crustacean Barleywine
Replies: 0
Views: 1085

FT: Rogue XS Old Crustacean Barleywine

Details: - Bottled in 2004 (as printed on the bottle) - 12oz bottle - 11.2% alc/vol - These were purchased from Esprit Agencies years ago - None of them have been refrigerated I have a few of these so multiple trades can be accommodated. I'm looking for anything unique other than light lagers, pilsn...
Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Space brew!
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

Space brew!

Here's an article from the following website: First batch of astro-beer brewed and ready for testing By Simon Leo Brown Australian space beer ready for micro-gravity test An Australian brewery has completed the first batch of what might be t...
Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Nørrebro Bryghus brewery feature
Replies: 75
Views: 26579

Just picked up a bottle of the Var Triple and the Julebry at the Hwy 7 and Woodbine store yesterday. They still have a bunch of each left. Picked up a bottle of the other three at the AOB store on Thursday. I have the whole set... woohoo! 8) I'm still heart-broken for not winning a Utopias though.
Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Michelle's Brasserie (formerly La Brasserie)
Replies: 12
Views: 6918

When I was with F&M, Michelle called me and said she was lying in bed enjoying a keggy of StoneHammer Dark. I love calls like that. What a great business. 8) More importantly, what does she look like? Actually, Michelle is a very attractive women with a down to earth personality and a killer bo...
Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: 10th Anniversary Beer to be released in November
Replies: 51
Views: 11446

Incredible brew! Love that citrusy/grapefruity taste. Great job Ken!

BTW... Ten Bitter Years is currently the Beer of the moment at beerbistro.
Thu Oct 29, 2009 8:34 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Pumpkin Beers
Replies: 19
Views: 4889

I'm currently making my second loaf of pumpkin bread (in the breadmaker that is) and will be enjoying it as toast in the mornings with my pumpkin flavoured coffee. Then I'll enjoy a slice of pumpkin pie or pumpkin muffins my wife just made. Oh and later, I'll be sipping some Great Lakes Pumpkin Ale ...
Sat Sep 26, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Paulaner at Fionn Maccool's?
Replies: 2
Views: 2050

Even though their menu says they have a special lineup of Octoberfest inspired beer, the Paulaner they are serving is the Lager. And sad news... Once the current keg of Erdinger Dunkel is finished, they will no longer be serving it. They will continue serving the Erdinger Wheat, but not the Dunkel. ...
Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:09 am
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: The Griffin Gastropub - Bracebridge
Replies: 6
Views: 3978

I was at the Griffin Gastropub last Thursday with my wife. The food was excellent (had a buffalo burger) and the beer taps and bottles were all craft brews. I enjoyed Muskoka Wheat, Black Oak Nut Brown and Flying Monkeys Hoptical Illusion, all on tap! At 9pm, the owners Jed and Kurt, entertained the...
Fri Aug 28, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Beer Events
Topic: Upcoming BeerBistro Events
Replies: 8
Views: 3528

detritus wrote:Anybody heard anything else about the Allagash dinner?


Yes... tickets are on sale now.
Thu May 14, 2009 6:35 am
Forum: Beer Reviews
Topic: Amsterdam Big Wheel Deluxe Amber
Replies: 32
Views: 9393

It's on tap at the Corner Restaurant at the North East side of Jarvis and Front Street. You get a nice view of the St. Lawrence Market from their patio. This place has other craft brews on tap as well; nothing spectacular though. It's also on tap two doors down at a place called The Jason George (10...
Sun Feb 08, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Name one beer have you been saving for a special occasion
Replies: 84
Views: 18611

I'm planning on enjoying the McAuslan Vintage Millenium 2000 next year. I'm still loving the Douglas Scotch Ales I purchased from Esprit many years ago. As others, I have a bunch of barley wines I'm aging (Old Crustacean, Mill Street), and some stouts and porters (Tsarina Katarina, Black Oak Double ...

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