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Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Postby ercousin » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:53 pm

Just got a response from helloLCBO about the 12% ABV limit.

Response By Email (Matthew @ helloLCBO) (11/18/2015 01:43 PM)
Hello Eric,

Thank you for contacting helloLCBO about Alcohol Content in Beers.

The allowable alcohol by volume is set out in Canada's Food & Drug Regulations. In regards to beer, there is no ABV limit, however there are ranges that certain types of beers are required to fall into. You may view this information here:

http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regu ... ml#docCont

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Customer By CSS Web (Eric) (11/18/2015 12:16 PM)
Recently we have noticed that many special brewery releases that used to be above 12% ABV (up to 14% ABV) have been changed to 11.9%.

Is there an ABV limit on beer in Ontario? Is this only starting to be enforced now?
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Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Postby jp_jkl » Fri Dec 11, 2015 2:47 pm

From their Instagram...

Fresh in Retail at 45 Esandar and 245 Queens Quay: Dogbolter 6% this American Brown Ale has a bitter dark chocolate and caramel flavour that is a base for intense hop flavours of pine and citrus. 50ibus.
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Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Postby distr0 » Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:56 pm

skootles wrote:Does anyone know what the deal with the regular version of Tempest is this year? I've heard numerous rumours that there won't be a regular version this year, but I haven't heard any reason why. Amsterdam dodged my question about it on Twitter.


guessing the regular isn't happening... that really sucks. missed the double, figured I could at least stock up on the regular tempest.
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Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Postby S. St. Jeb » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:08 pm

Amsterdam Brewery & Beer Historian Gary Gillman Releasing AK English Bitter
http://www.canadianbeernews.com/2018/04 ... sh-bitter/

Gary used to be a regular poster here. He has his own blog now.
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Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Postby alsiem » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:18 pm

I'm looking forward to trying that. I'll have to swing by the brewery.
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Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Postby beerstodiscover » Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:08 am

Anyone have any insight into this year's Double Tempest?

Is it still available? Price? How does it compare to last year's batch?

UPDATE: It is still available at Esandar Dr., $16.95 per bottle. It was unavailable for sample :( but the clerk said this batch is especially chocolatey.

And they have cans of regular Tempest available in the fridge,
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Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Postby Tapsucker » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:04 pm

beerstodiscover wrote:Anyone have any insight into this year's Double Tempest?

Is it still available? Price? How does it compare to last year's batch?

UPDATE: It is still available at Esandar Dr., $16.95 per bottle. It was unavailable for sample :( but the clerk said this batch is especially chocolatey.

And they have cans of regular Tempest available in the fridge,


Wow, we have come along way. I totally forgot this existed with the cornucopia of choice we seem to have. I'll have to go pick some up. For old times sake. :wink:
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