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by Coronaeus
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Ontario Beer Delivery Index
Replies: 20
Views: 2311

Re: Ontario Beer Delivery Index

Just got a call.

A skid was damaged by the shipper. I was one of the “lucky” ones. Re-packing now and sending off again. Great customer service with a phone call to apologize for the accident and delay.
by Coronaeus
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Ontario Beer Delivery Index
Replies: 20
Views: 2311

Re: Ontario Beer Delivery Index

Just got a call.

A skid was damaged by the shipper. I was one of the “lucky” ones. Re-packing now and sending off again. Great customer service with a phone call to apologize for the accident and delay.
by Coronaeus
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Random Talk
Topic: Ontario Beer Delivery Index
Replies: 20
Views: 2311

Re: Ontario Beer Delivery Index

Has anyone received their Motley Cru order yet? I ordered Saturday morning a few minutes after it went live. I got a message saying ‘it was on its way’ on Monday afternoon with an expected delivery of Tuesday. No updates since then and still showing expected delivery as Tuesday the 7th! I’m in no ru...
by Coronaeus
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 4865
Views: 1160680

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS.

Screw you guys, I'm very mature. I think you're being a little unfair to sean here. I didn't read his post as "why the heck is Bellwood charging these prices?!" but more like "How can I justify buying this at that price?" Of course Bellwoods will and should charge what the marke...
by Coronaeus
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 4865
Views: 1160680

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

In their email about Jutsu being available at the LCBO they did indicate that to ensure freshness, they will be making smaller batches and shipping smaller amounts more often, thereby increasing the cost of producing it to them. I’d like to see Bellweiser be next. That said, the nearest LCBO to me i...
by Coronaeus
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 843
Views: 203276

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Napalm Frog wrote:They regularly end up in my junk mail, so I find them a week or two late.


You’d think by 2020 I’d have learned to check my junk mail for things like this. But no, I haven’t. And, there it is! Thanks.
by Coronaeus
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 843
Views: 203276

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Am I the only one who seems to fall off the Bellwoods newsletter email list? I seem to get them for about 6 months then realize I haven’t received them for a couple months. I think I’ve requested to join the mailing list about 7 times since 2014/5
by Coronaeus
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 19/20
Replies: 41
Views: 8201

Re: LCBO Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 19/20

is it just me, or is the LCBO worse than ever at getting these seasonal beers released in a timely fashion (or even at all) you'd think after all this time the process would be streamlined to some extent As one of my teachers used to say, “you think there is a bottom below which things can’t sink, ...
by Coronaeus
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Online Exclusives
Replies: 620
Views: 185990

Re: LCBO Online Exclusives

It looks likely the Tilquin BlackBerry and Plum were in stock yesterday. Sold out again now. My contacts in the States say it is becoming more and more available there as well and even the Pinot variants seem to be all over the place. I’m hoping we get those soon too. Did Tilquin increase production...
by Coronaeus
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: LCBO Lucky Finds
Replies: 39
Views: 20790

Re: LCBO Lucky Finds

I’m pretty sure the same two Cascade beers were marked down at the Avenue and Lawrence location too when I was there before New Year’s. I passed on them as I only have a half jar of Tums at home right now...
by Coronaeus
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Online order problems...
Replies: 10
Views: 2744

Re: Online order problems...

So, I’ve done three online orders, one for home delivery and two for store delivery. The home delivery went off without a hitch. The first store delivery resulted in me getting a nice case of Spanish wine instead of the beer I ordered. Turns out they screwed up the paperwork, which we eventually so...
by Coronaeus
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Peppered beers
Replies: 15
Views: 3499

Re: Peppered beers

I think Skeleton Key is coming out at the end of the month. Perhaps a Pepper one again this year?
by Coronaeus
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 3106
Views: 832535

Re: Coming Soon to the LCBO

There really is no rhyme or reason to pricing here. The fact we get Utopias for the equivalent of US$85 when it is minimum US$190 down south is even more confounding. Sometimes companies use high pricing to position their brands as "super premium" in a market. This could be going on here,...
by Coronaeus
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Store and Grocery Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 3106
Views: 832535

Re: Coming Soon to the LCBO

$22.95 is way out of line with the LCBO's usually cheap pricing for US craft. Holy crap. It cost me less to trade for 2018 Prop and Reserve. It will only be slightly more per bottle for a pre-trade I have for Double Barrel and Caffe de Ola! The one bottle limit is rather annoying too. I think I’ll ...
by Coronaeus
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Ontario Brewers
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 843
Views: 203276

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

The new wild beer, Intermodal is quite good. A little funky on the nose, with some grape, stone fruit and oak aromas and flavours. Maybe a little lemon too. More American than Belgian I’d say, but really quite good. It will be nice to see how it develops over time.

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