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Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:32 am
by Ceecee
LCBO 634501 Insel Kreide - 750 ml - Germany
LCBO 629493 Loch Lomond Silkie Stout - 330 ml - United Kingdom
LCBO 426700 Mein Aventinus Barrique - 750 ml - Germany
LCBO 633784 Traquair Jacobite Ale - 330 ml - United Kingdom
LCBO 633792 Oskar Blues Hot Box Coffee Porter - 1420 ml - United States
LCBO 633800 Spencer Monk's Reserve Ale - 330 ml - United States
LCBO 633818 Stone Xocoveza Imperial Stout - 650 ml - United States
LCBO 402370 Trappist Westmalle Dubbel - 330 ml - Belgium
LCBO 97469 Eggenberg Brewery's Samichlaus - 330 ml - Austria
LCBO 633826 Grand Cru des Rocs - 750 ml - Belgium
LCBO 530436 Canadian Breakfast Stout - 355 ml - United States
LCBO 634097 Gulden Draak Brewmaster Whisky Barrel Edition - 750 ml - Belgium
LCBO 523662 Forked River Flanders Red - 500 ml - Canada
LCBO 498691 Monty's Aged Ryed Ale - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 638858 Railway City Honey Elixir - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 445577 Great Lakes Brewery Lake Effect IPA - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 643015 Boshkung Brewing Co. Campfire Rye - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 543389 Nickel Brook Kentucky Bastard Imperial Stout - 500 ml - Canada
LCBO 543074 Nickel Brook Winey Bastard Imperial Stout - 500 ml - Canada
LCBO 555474 Nickel Brook Cuvee Barrel Aged Reserve Ale - 500 ml - Canada
LCBO 543082 Nickel Brook Cafe del Bastardo Imperial Stout - 500 ml - Canada
LCBO 488163 Great Lakes Brewery Winter Ale - 650 ml - Canada
LCBO 644336 Beau's Mix Winter 2018 - 2400 ml - Canada
LCBO 540765 Beau's Lambs Wool Gruit - 600 ml - Canada
LCBO 448621 Beau's New Lang Syne 2018 - 750 ml - Canada
LCBO 553768 WINTER - 2130 ml - Canada
LCBO 643106 Peanut Butter Shake - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 549907 Walkerville Kremlin Russian Imperial Stout - 750 ml - Canada
LCBO 488072 Russian Gun Imperial Stout - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 365627 Beau's The Tom Green Beer Milk Stout - 600 ml - Canada
LCBO 638874 Maclean's Armchair Scotch Ale - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 329144 Beau's Strong Patrick - 600 ml - Canada
LCBO 644344 Beau's Paper Chase - 600 ml - Canada
LCBO 644351 Left Field Brewery Go-Ahead Goose - 355 ml - Canada
LCBO 643122 Winter Stout - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 638882 Hops - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 643130 Ace Hill Winter Radler - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 544015 Omnipollo Prodromus - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 643155 On Blueberry Hill Blueberry Stout - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 635375 Lake of Bays Brewing Starboard New England IP - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 474072 Big Rig Midnight Kissed my Cow Choco Milk - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 642876 Moosehead Small Batch London Stout - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 637157 Great Lakes Brewery Audrey Hopburn Belgian IP - 1420 ml - Canada
LCBO 410779 Sawdust City Long Dark Voyage to Uranus - 473 ml - Canada
LCBO 70359 Barrel Aged Barley Wine - 500 ml - Canada

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:37 am
by beerstodiscover
Nice list, looking forward to Traquair Jacobite Ale and Oskar Blues Hot Box Coffee Porter.

Insel Kreide could be a good one for the holidays. From the north German brewer: "A seductive beer for festive occasions: brewed with chalky water and fermented with Bière Brut yeast. Delicate fruity bouquet of white grapes and pear. Fine-bubbled, subtly effervescent with a discreet acidity and a dry finish. The sophisticated refresher from the Baltic sea’s white bathing resorts." I can't say I've heard of a beer brewed with "chalky water" before. Maybe this is a bad translation?

I'll probably be getting most of the first dozen items listed there. I also love that much of this is smaller format.

Intrigued by some of the listings with limited details: Peanut Butter Shake, Winter Stout, Hops, Barrel Aged Barley Wine — all good things in my book!

How dare you post this before Nov 11! :roll:

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:55 am
by dale cannon
beerstodiscover wrote:Nice list, looking forward to Traquair Jacobite Ale and Oskar Blues Hot Box Coffee Porter.

Insel Kreide could be a good one for the holidays. From the north German brewer: "A seductive beer for festive occasions: brewed with chalky water and fermented with Bière Brut yeast. Delicate fruity bouquet of white grapes and pear. Fine-bubbled, subtly effervescent with a discreet acidity and a dry finish. The sophisticated refresher from the Baltic sea’s white bathing resorts." I can't say I've heard of a beer brewed with "chalky water" before. Maybe this is a bad translation?

I'll probably be getting most of the first dozen items listed there. I also love that much of this is smaller format.

Intrigued by some of the listings with limited details: Peanut Butter Shake, Winter Stout, Hops, Barrel Aged Barley Wine — all good things in my book!

How dare you post this before Nov 11! :roll:


They probably just mean water with a high calcium content.

Exciting list.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:58 am
by Craig
beerstodiscover wrote:Nice list, looking forward to Traquair Jacobite Ale and Oskar Blues Hot Box Coffee Porter.

Insel Kreide could be a good one for the holidays. From the north German brewer: "A seductive beer for festive occasions: brewed with chalky water and fermented with Bière Brut yeast. Delicate fruity bouquet of white grapes and pear. Fine-bubbled, subtly effervescent with a discreet acidity and a dry finish. The sophisticated refresher from the Baltic sea’s white bathing resorts." I can't say I've heard of a beer brewed with "chalky water" before. Maybe this is a bad translation?

I'll probably be getting most of the first dozen items listed there. I also love that much of this is smaller format.

Intrigued by some of the listings with limited details: Peanut Butter Shake, Winter Stout, Hops, Barrel Aged Barley Wine — all good things in my book!

How dare you post this before Nov 11! :roll:


I'm dying to try WINTER.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:07 am
by Ceecee
Craig wrote:I'm dying to try WINTER.


It's probably a bunch of shelfies that the BO puts in a box and sells for 50 cents less than if you bought them individually.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:03 pm
by El Pinguino
Thats a big list of many beers I'd like to try.
So happy it's safe to go back into LCBOs now that pumpkin beer season is over.... :-? :o

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:04 pm
by bradb
Dang, another winter release without Westmalle Tripel making a return. The Dubbel is nice but I covet the Tripel.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:15 pm
by El Pinguino
bradb wrote:Dang, another winter release without Westmalle Tripel making a return. The Dubbel is nice but I covet the Tripel.


I miss the Westmalle gift packs....at least we have the Chimay one this year...but I believe I need another Westmalle glass to have a set of 4, haha.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:16 am
by Jonah Hex
beerstodiscover wrote:Nice list, looking forward to Traquair Jacobite Ale and Oskar Blues Hot Box Coffee Porter.

Insel Kreide could be a good one for the holidays. From the north German brewer: "A seductive beer for festive occasions: brewed with chalky water and fermented with Bière Brut yeast. Delicate fruity bouquet of white grapes and pear. Fine-bubbled, subtly effervescent with a discreet acidity and a dry finish. The sophisticated refresher from the Baltic sea’s white bathing resorts." I can't say I've heard of a beer brewed with "chalky water" before. Maybe this is a bad translation?

I'll probably be getting most of the first dozen items listed there. I also love that much of this is smaller format.

Intrigued by some of the listings with limited details: Peanut Butter Shake, Winter Stout, Hops, Barrel Aged Barley Wine — all good things in my book!

How dare you post this before Nov 11! :roll:


That list -- with links to each brews' LCBO listing -- is at https://hellolcbo.com/app/answers/detai ... 62/kw/beer
Some items are already showing stock early. The "Barrel Aged Barley Wine" is just the usual Mill Street offering.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:55 pm
by JaseWescott
is it just me or has Mill St. scaled back LCBO releases this year compared to previous years?

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:59 pm
by Jonah Hex
About the "Peanut Butter Shake" beer ... from Whitewater Brewing at http://whitewaterbeer.ca/2018/11/02/issue-no-21/
a New Seasonal in the LCBO

As of the first week of December, we will be adding another seasonal to our LCBO lineup. Peanut Butter Shake is a Stout with strong notes of peanut and a background of chocolate, caramel, and sweet cream. This easy drinking, medium bodied sweet stout has a well rounded malt finish that’s sure to cure your peanut butter cravings.

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Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:01 am
by JaseWescott
just a PSA there will be no Holiday Advent Calendars this year by the LCBO

Regrettably, we won't be offering advent calendars this holiday season. That being said, customer feedback plays a vital role in our purchasing process and it would be our pleasure to log your interest in our system for future consideration.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:16 am
by Coronaeus
My wife’s cousin works at the LCBO. I know from him that there were many of the German calendars leftover after Christmas last year. I got one on Feb 1 for about 40% original price if I remember correctly. His store couldn’t wait to get rid of them. Not surprised they aren’t back.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:55 pm
by seangm
Coronaeus wrote:My wife’s cousin works at the LCBO. I know from him that there were many of the German calendars leftover after Christmas last year. I got one on Feb 1 for about 40% original price if I remember correctly. His store couldn’t wait to get rid of them. Not surprised they aren’t back.


Yet from my recollection anytime a craft beer calendar has been listed it's limited quantities and sells out quickly. Maybe they should actually listen to the consumers and source some local options. I got the German calendar last year, and while it was fun to try beers I've never had before, most of them were unremarkable, safe options. I'm willing to bet a craft beer advent would sell much better.

Re: Winter Seasonal Craft Beer Release 2018/19

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:46 pm
by JaseWescott
if you still want an Advent Calendar...

https://craftbeerimports.ca/landing/Cra ... Ontario/12