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by Bobsy
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Riverhead Brewing Co. - Kingston
Replies: 14
Views: 1764

Re: Riverhead Brewing Co. - Kingston

I echo Belgian's comments on Red House. Awesome vibe, okay taplist, plus a cask (Nickelbrook last weekend).

I also echo the previous poster's comments on KBC. The taplist would put in in the top 20 Toronto bars. I mean they had Bellwoods and Godspeed on amongst a host of interesting options.
by Bobsy
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16151
Views: 1658998

Re: not just all prisons anymore

At Stone City Ales in Kingston! SCA Hard to Say DIPA Imperial IPA SCA Folklore Weissbier / Hefeweizen, brewed with the newer Callista hop that imparts fruit nuances besides some pleasant grassy and minty qualities. SCA Yacht Rock Grodziskie/Gose/Lichtenhainer, with lime and Minneola zest, lemongras...
by Bobsy
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16151
Views: 1658998

Re: not just all prisons anymore

At Stone City Ales in Kingston! SCA Hard to Say DIPA Imperial IPA SCA Folklore Weissbier / Hefeweizen, brewed with the newer Callista hop that imparts some pleasant grassy and minty qualities. SCA Yacht Rock Grodziskie/Gose/Lichtenhainer, with lime and Minneola zest, lemongrass, coriander and pink ...
by Bobsy
Mon May 07, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16151
Views: 1658998

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Tried Straffe Hendrik (Brugs) Quad the other night and absolutely loved it. It might be an unpopular opinion but I would place it above St Bernardus and Rochefort 10 (some bottles I've found to be better than others). This is outstanding, I'm placing SH Brugs Quad right between Rochefort 10 and Wes...
by Bobsy
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16151
Views: 1658998

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I too am drinking a Cascade Apricot Ale. When I bought this beer, I was a little reluctant to part with over $20 for 750ml of beer. Well, let me tell you it was worth it. This beer is right up there with brews from my favourite brewery, Cantillon. The apricot has all the funky complexity of a good ...
by Bobsy
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16151
Views: 1658998

Re: What're you drinking right now?

At the moment I'm having the Grand Cru Val-Dieu. Moving on to a Straffe Hendrik Quad next. Curious about your thoughts on both of these. I have a Strafe Hedrik cooling its heels for later in the week, and plan on picking up the Val Dieu shortly. I quite enjoyed the Abbaye des Rocs, but felt that it...
by Bobsy
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Winter Release 2017
Replies: 77
Views: 11908

Re: LCBO Winter Release 2017

Have we seen even 50% of these beers yet?
by Bobsy
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16151
Views: 1658998

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Collective Arts IPA No 5, which I didn't realize until I got home is actually a DIPA. Anyway, beautiful, hazy golden yellow, a great looking beer. Wonderful nose and the unmistakable presence of citra, which I believe is my favorite hop. I am really growing to love this brewery. My only complaint, ...
by Bobsy
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 2806
Views: 561004

Re: Coming Soon to the LCBO

by Bobsy
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Collective Arts
Replies: 26
Views: 4752

Re: Collective Arts

I've never had them side by side, but I'd be shocked if they were the same beer. STASH didn't impress me all that much, but I find Lunch Money to be a pretty decent sessional quaff.
by Bobsy
Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Brunswick Bierworks
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Re: Brunswick Bierworks

So... anyone been?

I see talk of a 20 tap beer hall and a store...
by Bobsy
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Good Pub Reviews
Topic: Wvrst to open on King West in TO
Replies: 58
Views: 14540

Re: Wvrst to open on King West in TO

So, it WVRST King Street closing? It seems there was a tweet, since deleted, by WVRST that essentially said this, then some chatter about the King West pilot and business being down....Bar Hop jumped into the conversation. Anyone know what the deal is? I don't stop in that often....I like the place...
by Bobsy
Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16151
Views: 1658998

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Tonight I worked my way through a bunch of beers by Lake Wilcox - my local brewery since I moved north of Toronto. I had high hopes for Lake Wilcox when they opened, but after drinking a dozen or so offerings I was ready to throw in the towel. On a whim I popped by the brewery last week when taking ...
by Bobsy
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Common Good Beer Co.
Replies: 19
Views: 2782

Re: Common Good Beer Co.

The beer isn't over the moon... but by fuck if you can't buy 12 cans of Busch for $26. Common Good prices are turbo for quality beer. I don't work for them... just honest to goodness sturdy brew. Agreed! I don't see Overhop getting much mention here, but it seems like a damn fine addition to the sc...
by Bobsy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: So is $3.75 for a 355ml can the new norm in east Toronto?
Replies: 35
Views: 3066

Re: So is $3.75 for a 355ml can the new norm in east Toronto?

For those willing to venture a little further out, Scarborough's Common Good sells 500ml cans for around $2.50, and I find the quality to be quite decent. I believe their double IPA clocks in at around $2.95, and growler fills are ridiculously cheap. I expect rent is a huge factor for some of these...

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