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Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:39 pm
by beerstodiscover
I had a sample of Black Roses at Hafis and thought it was pretty good. Lots of date flavour, also I got lots of licorice from the malt. Not much from the nuts, but it was a small sample and not proper temperature. I grabbed a couple bottles and I'm looking forward to getting to know it better.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:47 pm
by Belgian
distr0 wrote:Bellwoods Bellweiser just added - looks like a brand new Pilsner

"This is a Bohemian-style lager that Anheuser-Busch stole from the Czechs. We're stealing it back!"

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:42 pm
by jp_jkl
Provost Drunk wrote:Anyone know if they've been brewing Hellwoods and plan on releasing any time soon?


They sent out a newsletter earlier today. Hellwoods should be out Sat. Feb. 17th. It will feature a new label.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:54 pm
by GtownRandy
I finally get to try Bellwoods today. My thoughtful wife used her whole lunch hour to drive from bramalea to Hafis rd to get these for my birthday. Can’t wait!

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Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:12 pm
by S. St. Jeb
GtownRandy wrote:My thoughtful wife...

Yes, indeed! Happy Birthday and enjoy.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:51 pm
by Quotashun
New Jelly King tomorrow...

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:22 pm
by shintriad
The latest newsletter featured a survey, asking if we'd be interested in having their beer available for delivery. If you have a strong opinion on this, let 'em know!

https://bellwoodsbrewery.us3.list-manag ... 8e06736c8d

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:08 pm
by beerstodiscover
The latest batches of fruited Jelly King have been awesome. I always enjoyed the variants, but IMHO none were ever better that the original JK.

However, I think Raspberry and Boysenberry Plum are standouts. Very fruity but the trade-marked Five-Alive JK character comes though nicely.

Jelly Kiss and Jelly Master were also phenomenal. You could probably have a dedicated brewery just producing JK variants.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:24 pm
by sofakingdrunk
I wasn't much of a fan of the boysenberry/plum one, but to each his own. I'm honestly not sure if I've preferred any of the variants over the OG Jelly. Got a couple bottles of each of the jelly kiss/jelly master but havnt touched either yet.....looking forward to it.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:50 pm
by Blasphomet
I definely thought the boyseberry plum one was excellent too, but can't keep track anymore of which are my favourites lol. Bellwoods rarely takes a misstep.

Stopped by today and grabbed some of the Mango Apricot JK, the experimental Norwegian Pale Ale, and the first of the new Wizard Wolf variants. I hope they will be keeping the regular Wizard Wolf around.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:20 am
by sofakingdrunk
Had a bottle of the Jelly master last night. Super tasty stuff, the JK base and the IPA characteristics playing off each other differently in each sip. Lots of underripe nectarine and apricot flavour and dangerously drinkable.
TBH I actually think Fairweather's Golden Hour tasted slightly better, Jelly Master blows it out of the water with the mouthfeel/drinkability and overall enjoyment of the beer.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:56 am
by distr0
Has bellwoods sold any cans recently? Was that a one time thing?

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:56 am
by Coronaeus
Jelly Master is fantastic. I wish I had bought more. I can’t wait for what I hope will be another similar collaboration at Witchstock.

Does anyone know if the next Mog is supposed to be released this Coming Saturday? I thought the Blueberry was terrific.

Cheers.

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:38 pm
by Quotashun
distr0 wrote:Has bellwoods sold any cans recently? Was that a one time thing?


Nope, only at Witchstock last year and a couple times shortly afterward. Think it was just Witchshark, Jutsu and Cutting Bells...?

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:52 pm
by Blasphomet
Quotashun wrote:
distr0 wrote:Has bellwoods sold any cans recently? Was that a one time thing?


Nope, only at Witchstock last year and a couple times shortly afterward. Think it was just Witchshark, Jutsu and Cutting Bells...?


They did a run of Roman Candle cans too. All the cans were great and wish they'd do all their core pale ales in cans. Or just everything in cans. I much prefer cans. Lighter, easier to store beer fridge-wise, etc.

I asked the people working at Hafis last year around when they released the Roman Candle cans if there were plans to continue on with it, and they said it was basically an experiment with no set plans. We're approaching a year since, now.