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by SteelbackGuy
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 4730
Views: 1000437

So, the obvious next question arising from the past page or so: who exactly is buying these overpriced beers? The same yuppies that buy overpriced Beau`s and Muskoka beers. Paying for the bottle because it is nice to have a centerpiece on the table. Personally, I`ve always enjoyed paying for what i...
by SteelbackGuy
Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Beer Reviews
Topic: Red on Red Collaboration
Replies: 2
Views: 1114

Lisa just showed me a bottle of this. It looks like a beast. I don`t know where she got them but she was in orillia the last couple days so maybe up there. I look forward to when she opens it.
by SteelbackGuy
Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: THB (The Hamilton Brewery) pitch
Replies: 7
Views: 2384

How did I not know about this?
by SteelbackGuy
Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Single Bottle Codes
Replies: 55
Views: 17279

is there a single code for Collective Arts Rhyme And Reason? just buy the 6, it's awesome! Exactly. Sheesh, I haven't been here for months and you guys are still going on about your singles. Single single single......buy the damn 6 pack. If you're pretty sure you won't like a beer anyway, why even ...
by SteelbackGuy
Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Rib Eye Jack's Ale House: Streetsville
Replies: 10
Views: 5847

This is a different location than the one already posted?
by SteelbackGuy
Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Any fresh RPA out there?
Replies: 15
Views: 4441

Lots of current RPA at my liquor store in Hamilton. We don`t sell a lot of craft but I have tripled the section and it now includes Tempest, Holy Smoke, RPA, Boneshaker to name a few. I am telling folks about the RPA and they are coming back for it every time.
by SteelbackGuy
Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Rib Eye Jack's: Burlington ON
Replies: 6
Views: 3492

I spend a lot of time birding the lakefront in Burlington, so this may be a place for me and the missus to check out. Thanks for the tip!
by SteelbackGuy
Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What music is playing at your LCBO?
Replies: 17
Views: 4983

Any openings at LCBO corporate for playlist manager? You can phone the infoline and give them requests. Believe it not, they do take them into consideration as that is how some of the songs have shown up. Proving, again that people in all walks of life have too much time. Though what am I saying, I...
by SteelbackGuy
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What music is playing at your LCBO?
Replies: 17
Views: 4983

sprague11 wrote:Any openings at LCBO corporate for playlist manager?



You can phone the infoline and give them requests. Believe it not, they do take them into consideration as that is how some of the songs have shown up.
by SteelbackGuy
Wed Jun 26, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What music is playing at your LCBO?
Replies: 17
Views: 4983

It is against CRTC laws for the LCBO(and any government organization) to play any public radio stations in their stores or buildings. We aren`t even allowed to have radios on in the back room unless it if privately owned cds or something similar playing. None of things rings true to me. Sounds quee...
by SteelbackGuy
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What music is playing at your LCBO?
Replies: 17
Views: 4983

Thanks Len, for the info and the recommendation. I had no idea. Glad there is stuff on there you like but the repetition must drive some people nuts by the end of the month? (edit spelling) You are most welcome. If the songs are good overall for the month, they are spaced far enough apart, and ther...
by SteelbackGuy
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What music is playing at your LCBO?
Replies: 17
Views: 4983

It`s a corporate choice. It is against CRTC laws for the LCBO(and any government organization) to play any public radio stations in their stores or buildings. We aren`t even allowed to have radios on in the back room unless it if privately owned cds or something similar playing. So every month, the ...
by SteelbackGuy
Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Chester's Beers of the World
Replies: 1
Views: 2412

I believe Michael has just consolidated his business model and downsized, as he already owned that space, but I believe it was called Fingers Bar and Grill or some such thing. I haven't been in that side of the building, but that is where the food came from if you were eating while in Chester's prop...
by SteelbackGuy
Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Tavern on George, Hamilton
Replies: 1
Views: 1937

This is good to know. Lisa likes to go for a beer from time to time, and she chooses to go to The Ship or The Judge, I simply cannot deal with it.

Perhaps this can be an alternative provided tyhe food is good. Thanks for the info.
by SteelbackGuy
Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Good pubs in Stratford
Replies: 13
Views: 6568

Given that Stratford is seen as the cultural and culinary epicenter of Ontario (at least that is what I gather), I was always surprised that the craft beer scene there never really "took off", so to speak. Back when I was a beer drinker,I recall a time when I tried, in vein, to visit the S...

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