Search found 261 matches

Go to advanced search

by darmokandjalad
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Collective Arts
Replies: 138
Views: 43186

Re: Collective Arts

From the horse's mouth, they are not the same beer:

https://twitter.com/i/web/status/934577437958029312

That being said, having tasted them both within the last week (there is still Stash stock lingering in these parts), the difference isn't exactly huge
by darmokandjalad
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Winter Release 2017
Replies: 77
Views: 23114

Re: LCBO Winter Release 2017

Rocketsan22 wrote:What happened to Sam Smith’s Organic Chocolate Stout?


It has been available at the LCBO in Sarnia for about two weeks, so I have to assume it has made its way to most of the larger urban areas by now. It's still not in the database as far as I can tell.
by darmokandjalad
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: So, an idiot walks into LCBO...
Replies: 4
Views: 1528

Re: So, an idiot walks into LCBO...

Methinks someone has a rod of Asclepius wedged too far up their ass.
by darmokandjalad
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Stalwart Brewing beer removed by LCBO after one day on sale
Replies: 19
Views: 5529

Re: Stalwart Brewing beer removed by LCBO after one day on sale

GtownRandy wrote:could they slap a sticker over the "offensive" part?


A better solution would be to slap everyone involved in making this asinine decision
by darmokandjalad
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Winter Release 2017
Replies: 77
Views: 23114

Re: LCBO Winter Release 2017

Did I miss the Tripel Karmeliet release? I thought I was watching that pretty closely... I don't think it has showed up yet. I guess that's another one to add to the MIA list. I wouldn't be surprised if they just pushed it into the spring release, since that's roughly when it has showed up for the ...
by darmokandjalad
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Nickel Brook Brewing
Replies: 198
Views: 39887

Re: Nickel Brook Brewing

Finally finished off that mystery pack earlier tonight. For me the order was C (NE IPA) > B (session IPA) > D (dry-hop sour) > A (stout) It was tough choosing between C, B and D. I'd be fine with any of those three winning the vote. C and B were neck and neck, but ultimately I voted C, because in re...
by darmokandjalad
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Beer Cellars
Replies: 83
Views: 14422

Re: Beer Cellars

I had a 2013 fin du monde(750ml bottle)from the cellar probably 6-9 months ago and was completely underwhelmed. In my experience tripels don't age very well. A few might hold up fine for a year or two (Westmalle's come to mind) but usually they're just going to be worse for the wear. The longest I ...
by darmokandjalad
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Beer Cellars
Replies: 83
Views: 14422

Re: Beer Cellars

If you've been holding onto them for 5 years already then yes, you might as well open them up. They should still taste ok at this point, but they have nothing to gain from any more time in the cellar.
by darmokandjalad
Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Ontario brewed Tripels...
Replies: 41
Views: 11524

Re: Ontario brewed Tripels...

The New Limburg and Publican House tripels have been rolling out to stores across SW Ontario over the last few weeks. Saw both of them in Sarnia the other day (and if they're here, it's probably safe to assume they're nearly everywhere). Picked up a bottle of each but haven't cracked 'em open yet. I...
by darmokandjalad
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 4764
Views: 1031754

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

JeffPorter wrote:
Belgian wrote:
I always like to try before I buy, that's the main reason to hustle. There's no flies on this batch of CBS or Backwoods for that matter.


Which is exactly why you shotgun a bottle at the cash right after you buy and go back for more.


But how am I supposed to puncture a bottle with my car keys?
by darmokandjalad
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16566
Views: 2107788

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Still chipping away at a backlog of reviews: - Collingwood Whitney's Vintage Wet Hopped Ale - LCBO tallboy (6.9%). Presumably based upon the recipe of their annual Vintage Ale, I found this to be a solid strong pale ale. Floral hops, mint, honey and orchard fruit on the nose; the flavours are simila...
by darmokandjalad
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16566
Views: 2107788

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Most of these notes are from two months ago. I've really been slacking lately: - Founders PC Pils - 355 mL bottle from an LCBO six-pack. Pours nicely, with lots of lacing generated as the head recedes, with a thick, foamy collar left behind. Clean and grainy, with some crackery pale malt sweetness t...
by darmokandjalad
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Am I remembering correctly...?
Replies: 6
Views: 1728

Re: Am I remembering correctly...?

It's a perpetual game. The worker-focused LCBO doesn't like adding SKUs without subtracting other ones. It terrifies them, the very notion of expanding our selection into the kind of Byzantine options common to our USA neighbors, and being very consumer-focused. So, to keep the SKUs at a certain nu...
by darmokandjalad
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Autumn Import / Halloween / Ontario Release 2017
Replies: 76
Views: 22311

Re: LCBO Autumn Import / Halloween / Ontario Release 2017

The Paulaner Oktoberfest cans have finally cropped up in these parts. It says 'Oktoberfest Bier' on the label, rather than 'Wiesn'. Not sure which one it is (they're listed as separate things on the Paulaner website) but it's a goddamn fine strong lager either way. I'll be buying this one every time...
by darmokandjalad
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 3044
Views: 742786

Re: Coming Soon to the LCBO

that Breakfast Stout label seems a bit off... ... oh, yeah, its Ontario ... wouldn't want to advertise beer in baby's porridge instead of milk. Might upset the dairy board ... but its ok for Nickelbrook to objectify women to sell beer ... :roll: I don't think this has anything to do with Ontario. T...

Go to advanced search

cron