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Postby PRMason » Tue Jun 05, 2007 1:20 pm

Scotch Irish will be there this year (no Heritage products) at booth 51, not in my usual back corner.
I am busy crafting the "one off" casks for the show. This years line up:
Vanilla Bean Porter, Imperial IPA, Smoked Porter, Summer Sizzler,Downtown Mocha Brown, and Chaplain's Solace Old ale.
We will also be pouring Sgt. Major, Black Irish and Stuart's Organic.
As usual the final line-up of specials may change based on my mood at the time of brewing. :P
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Postby Derek » Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:03 pm

I'm not sure if I'll be in town.

From a strictly business point-of-view, it would probably be cost-effective to brew some bigger batches and drop a few pins around town. I'm just thinking of you Perry. :D
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Re: Toronto Festival Of Beer

Postby inertiaboy » Tue Jun 05, 2007 4:29 pm

PRMason wrote:I am busy crafting the "one off" casks for the show. This years line up: Vanilla Bean Porter, Imperial IPA, Smoked Porter, Summer Sizzler,Downtown Mocha Brown, and Chaplain's Solace Old ale.


I've always wondered about the brewing set-up for these one-offs. When you get a chance, can you share some of the details? In particular, is the setup suitable only for casks or can you somehow bottle as well? I'm selfishly thinking about one-off bottlings since I can't get to the one-off casks for a multitude of reasons, including location...
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Postby Jon Walker » Tue Jun 05, 2007 4:40 pm

You had me at "Imperial IPA"
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Postby JWalter » Fri Jun 29, 2007 4:50 pm

Hey All, Long Time no see... Hope you're all doing well... Just a quick FYI - Rec'd an email today from Libation Nation - Apparently they're doing a THURSDAY NIGHT at the Toronto Festival of Beer this year, and Spirit of the West will be performing...

I've gone ahead and grabbed tickets, sounds like fun, hope to see some of you there...

http://www.beerfestival.ca/index.html

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Postby lister » Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:22 pm

Oh! Thanks for that tidbit. Hmmm... Thursday or Friday...

And the starting time has changed from what I remember (2pm.) That kind of sucks as it was nice to get in there for an hour or two before the rest of the unwashed masses show up.
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Postby Jon Walker » Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:45 am

They have delayed the start time which is a totally frustrating development. I generally loathe the event for a myriad of reasons (see past rants)...but I always liked attending the first day in order to get in (and out) before the drunken hoserfest kicked into gear.

Having said that I'm hoping to go on the Thursday as it's the only day I can make it (I leave for the U.S. the next day). However, I'm not too keen on the $35 price for admittance particularly when the tickets for the other days are $21.

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Postby GregClow » Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:11 am

For those who are interested in attending the Bowmans Ball night but haven't bought tickets yet, we're giving away 4 pairs on Taste T.O. - click here for the details.
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Postby GregClow » Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:40 pm

A couple of days ago, I made a post in this thread (which I have deleted) saying I'd heard that not all of the breweries would be pouring at the Bowmans Ball night of the beer festival.

I've since been informed that I'd received incorrect info, and that in fact all breweries will be in attendance and pouring on the Thursday night.
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Postby Jon Walker » Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:52 pm

In that case I probably will go on Thursday...perhaps the higher ticket cost will keep numbers (and yahoos) to a minimum.
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Postby GregClow » Sat Jul 28, 2007 6:35 am

Jon Walker wrote:In that case I probably will go on Thursday...perhaps the higher ticket cost will keep numbers (and yahoos) to a minimum.


Yes, that's my thinking as well. Not to mention that tickets for Thursday are only available online, so they probably won't be selling as fast or as often as the Fri-Sun tickets.

And Saturday is already sold out, by the way.
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Postby PRMason » Fri Aug 03, 2007 7:42 am

The annual Fort York frat party is rapidly approaching! If you are planning to attend, please swing by booth 43 (not 51 as previously stated) and say hi.
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Postby Jon Walker » Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:09 pm

I'll see you on Thursday Perry! Please oh please tap the Imperial IPA that afternoon!
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Postby esprit » Sat Aug 04, 2007 9:46 am

We'll be at the fest as well and pouring the usual suspects (Duvel, Chimay Premiere, Chimay White, Mort Subite Framboise, St. Peter's English) and we'll probably bring along one or two of our Consignment beers, specifically Rochefort 10.

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Postby Gedge » Sat Aug 04, 2007 12:28 pm

Peter - does that mean that the latest consignment order of Rochefort 10 is in/on its way?

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