New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Belgian » Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:55 am

Craig wrote:I'd have no trouble at all going through 6 fresh grapefruit Sculpins. Very good beer.


'Fresh' maybe being operative. I'll reserve judgement. And I'll try to drink the remainders while working outside, this can amplify beer awesomeness in unexpected new ways,
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby spinrsx » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:56 pm

this looks interesting

Name: PLAID HABIT - CANADIAN WHISKEY IMPERIAL BROWN
Style: Brown Ale
Brewery: Boulevard Brewing Co.
Country: USA, Region Not Specified
Price: $14.95 per 750 mL bottle
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby ry_kinney » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:08 pm

spinrsx wrote:this looks interesting

Name: PLAID HABIT - CANADIAN WHISKEY IMPERIAL BROWN
Style: Brown Ale
Brewery: Boulevard Brewing Co.
Country: USA, Region Not Specified
Price: $14.95 per 750 mL bottle


That sounds awesome and has great reviews. Looking forward to this.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Ukie » Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:41 pm

Mother of Dragons (Game of Thrones Royal Reserve)
750 mL bottle | LCBO#: 639013
$14.00

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LCBO site says a combo of smoked porter and kriek.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby dale cannon » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:09 pm

ry_kinney wrote:
spinrsx wrote:this looks interesting

Name: PLAID HABIT - CANADIAN WHISKEY IMPERIAL BROWN
Style: Brown Ale
Brewery: Boulevard Brewing Co.
Country: USA, Region Not Specified
Price: $14.95 per 750 mL bottle


That sounds awesome and has great reviews. Looking forward to this.


It’s an excellent American strong ale. Get it while you can.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Orval_Al » Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:59 pm

Jesus...drinking an Exchange Brewery "New England" IPA that was just released at the LCBO in cans. $4.25 I should add.

It is absolutely horrendous. Looks like a west coast IPA and just tastes like alcohol. Hardly any discernible hops, and none of the qualities associated with the style. Almost a weird Belgian tripel taste. What a mess.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Blasphomet » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:05 am

Orval_Al wrote:Jesus...drinking an Exchange Brewery "New England" IPA that was just released at the LCBO in cans. $4.25 I should add.

It is absolutely horrendous. Looks like a west coast IPA and just tastes like alcohol. Hardly any discernible hops, and none of the qualities associated with the style. Almost a weird Belgian tripel taste. What a mess.


Completely agree regarding labelling it a New England IPA. Not sure what in the hell they were thinking. Not a worthy beer. Bought one and drank it while drunk so tried another. Will not buy again.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Orval_Al » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:40 am

Blasphomet wrote:
Orval_Al wrote:Jesus...drinking an Exchange Brewery "New England" IPA that was just released at the LCBO in cans. $4.25 I should add.

It is absolutely horrendous. Looks like a west coast IPA and just tastes like alcohol. Hardly any discernible hops, and none of the qualities associated with the style. Almost a weird Belgian tripel taste. What a mess.


Completely agree regarding labelling it a New England IPA. Not sure what in the hell they were thinking. Not a worthy beer. Bought one and drank it while drunk so tried another. Will not buy again.


In related news, picked up a couple of the new Sidelaunch Gateway IPA, also branded on the can as a New England style.

This one actually fits the profile in terms of flavour and is quite nice overall. Appearance on the other hand once again doesn't make sense for a NEIPA. It looks like a Creemore in the glass. Odd copper colour. At least they got half of it right?
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby JeffPorter » Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:41 pm

Just wanna say it’s soooo nice to be drinking Thomas Hardy Ale again...
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby JaseWescott » Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:41 am

Wellington Mix Pack Volume 6 is now in cans. unfortunately none of the beers in the pack are new.

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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby S. St. Jeb » Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:12 pm

JaseWescott wrote:Wellington Mix Pack Volume 6 is now in cans. unfortunately none of the beers in the pack are new.

But the Rhubarb Saison and Raked Over IPA are new to LCBO distribution.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby seangm » Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:56 pm

S. St. Jeb wrote:
JaseWescott wrote:Wellington Mix Pack Volume 6 is now in cans. unfortunately none of the beers in the pack are new.

But the Rhubarb Saison and Raked Over IPA are new to LCBO distribution.


Rhubarb Saison was in one of their past Welly Rebooted mix packs though, so it's really only one new beer for the LCBO. It's too bad, I enjoyed the mix packs in the past but I'll pass this time. I'm sure it saves them a lot of cost to include two core brands, but trying 4 unique beers was the whole reason I bought the previous packs.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby S. St. Jeb » Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:09 pm

seangm wrote:
S. St. Jeb wrote:
JaseWescott wrote:Wellington Mix Pack Volume 6 is now in cans. unfortunately none of the beers in the pack are new.

But the Rhubarb Saison and Raked Over IPA are new to LCBO distribution.

Rhubarb Saison was in one of their past Welly Rebooted mix packs though, so it's really only one new beer for the LCBO.

Ah, OK.


seangm wrote:
S. St. Jeb wrote:
JaseWescott wrote:Wellington Mix Pack Volume 6 is now in cans. unfortunately none of the beers in the pack are new.

But the Rhubarb Saison and Raked Over IPA are new to LCBO distribution.

I'm sure it saves them a lot of cost to include two core brands, but trying 4 unique beers was the whole reason I bought the previous packs.

Yes. Others have done this too. It makes one pause to evaluate whether trying the new beer is worth getting the others.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby ry_kinney » Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:13 pm

seangm wrote:
S. St. Jeb wrote:
JaseWescott wrote:Wellington Mix Pack Volume 6 is now in cans. unfortunately none of the beers in the pack are new.

But the Rhubarb Saison and Raked Over IPA are new to LCBO distribution.


Rhubarb Saison was in one of their past Welly Rebooted mix packs though, so it's really only one new beer for the LCBO. It's too bad, I enjoyed the mix packs in the past but I'll pass this time. I'm sure it saves them a lot of cost to include two core brands, but trying 4 unique beers was the whole reason I bought the previous packs.


Agreed. I think I've bought each pack so far but will be skipping this one.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby seangm » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:39 am

S. St. Jeb wrote:
seangm wrote:
S. St. Jeb wrote:But the Rhubarb Saison and Raked Over IPA are new to LCBO distribution.

I'm sure it saves them a lot of cost to include two core brands, but trying 4 unique beers was the whole reason I bought the previous packs.

Yes. Others have done this too. It makes one pause to evaluate whether trying the new beer is worth getting the others.


For sure. I did cave to get Tempest in that Amsterdam pack though, sometimes I can't resist.

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