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by nickw
Sat May 23, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: red tape in New Brunswick
Replies: 21
Views: 4020

Re: red tape in New Brunswick

Here is a good news story on Canadian Beer News about red tape being peeled off, albeit in a pilot program. This would be great in Ontario. New Brunswick Craft Alcohol Makers Now Allowed to Sell Each Other’s Products this in ontario would be huge How is it that some Ontario breweries seem to be sel...
by nickw
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Rorschach Brewing
Replies: 17
Views: 5006

Re: Rorschach Brewing

After picking up a couple of cans from an eastern Ontario brewery labeled as a "Juicy" IPA in May a couple years ago only to realise after I'd started drinking that the cans they gave me from the fridge in their bottle shop were canned in the *September* I realised that not all breweries o...
by nickw
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario
Replies: 153
Views: 51894

Re: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario

Anyone who thought the Naughty Neighbour or Immodest labels were sexist is the softest millennial do-gooder there is. Nickel Brook wimped out big time on that one and the new cans are try-hard and look horrendous as fuck. I haven't seen or heard any women complain. Just dudes that are trying so har...
by nickw
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario
Replies: 153
Views: 51894

Re: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario

Shit, you paint women as so fucking weak. It's not a rape scene being played out on a beer can. No wonder 'feminists' and lefties are starting to eat themselves alive. It's the insanity. Women who make their own decisions and choices with what they do/how they show their body or their sexuality sho...
by nickw
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario
Replies: 153
Views: 51894

Re: Nickel Brook Brewing

Given the historic (and current) imbalances of power that often exist, on a societal level, between men and women, there's a difference and while it's easy to make the comparison as has been done, it's not particularly accurate nor equal. I don't mean to be rude but you're basically attempting to j...
by nickw
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario
Replies: 153
Views: 51894

Re: Nickel Brook Brewing

Here’s what I wrote last May (so more than a few months, lol). Everything I wrote still stands. Not to purposefully change the subject (go ahead and continue to bash the Naughty Neighbour can) but what do people think of the GLB Dad Body can? At first I thought it was funny and the antidote to the ...
by nickw
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario
Replies: 153
Views: 51894

Re: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario

Blasphomet wrote:
sprague11 wrote:I'm only a Soros reference away from a right wing talking points bingo.


Yeah, the Over My Dad Body/Naughty Neighbour and Immodest comparison made to much sense.


Nah, it was a dumb comparison.
by nickw
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario
Replies: 153
Views: 51894

Re: Sexism in beer labels in Ontario

Perhaps all those who wanted the scantily clad women removed from the labels will support them now... Maybe they will! Or maybe just go off to protest something else? I don't think Leftist SJWs necessarily put their money where their mouth is. . They don't, because they don't have any, because they...
by nickw
Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Local Beer Guides
Topic: Picton and Prince Edward Co.
Replies: 3
Views: 5354

Re: Picton and Prince Edward Co.

In general, beer isn't the focus of the County, but it's slowly starting to find a toehold there. There might not be a nicer area at an Ontario brewery than Parsons Brewing Company, which is just east of Picton along Highway 49. A quick bike ride, if you're so inclined, but also not the worst walk f...
by nickw
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Bar Hop 2 (Peter St)
Replies: 57
Views: 29274

Re: Bar Hop 2 (Peter St)

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by nickw
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Who's selling 355ml cans?
Replies: 9
Views: 2839

Re: Who's selling 355ml cans?

Eastbound Brewing on Queen East sells exclusively 355s, and Rainhard sells a couple of its beers (Armed and Citra and their pilsner, maybe more?) in that size (though none currently available). If you've got a bit of time before leaving and are willing to pay a bit more, would certainly recommend pu...
by nickw
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 3105
Views: 831653

Re: Coming Soon to the LCBO

I presume that there's still going to be a wider rollout of the Founders Breakfast Stout and Backwoods Bastard in Toronto stores?
by nickw
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 843
Views: 203053

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Anyone know if/when the Ossington brewpub will be pouring this year's BOYD? Always fun to compare keg and bottle variants. They were pouring it last night. At Ossington? I don't see it listed as pouring at Ossington on their website. I know Hafis has it pouring, but I'm a downtown dweller and defin...
by nickw
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 843
Views: 203053

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Provost Drunk wrote:Anyone know if/when the Ossington brewpub will be pouring this year's BOYD? Always fun to compare keg and bottle variants.


They were pouring it last night.
by nickw
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 843
Views: 203053

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

It's this Saturday:

Saturday: Bring Out Your Dead. 11% Imperial Stout aged 1 year in Cognac barrels. $14/; over 3300 bottles; max 12/person

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