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Walkerville brewery revived?

Postby Guybrush » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:25 am

Looks like there might be something to do in Windsor after all....

http://www.canadianbeernews.com/2011/10 ... to-return/

New name coming soon.
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Re: Walkerville brewery revived?

Postby matt7215 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:42 am

Guybrush wrote:Looks like there might be something to do in Windsor after all....

http://www.canadianbeernews.com/2011/10 ... to-return/

New name coming soon.


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Postby Lecocq » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:49 am

I hope that the new owners do something good with this. Man, do we ever need some good beer places down this way!!
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Postby icemachine » Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:17 am

Bringing back the same 3 lame brews. Pass.
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Postby Peter Collins » Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:41 am

icemachine wrote:Bringing back the same 3 lame brews. Pass.


You don't want to get too adventurous too soon. It is Ontario after all.

I would love to see a (re)start up brewery come out of the gates with something insane as their first brew. Market be damned!
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Postby icemachine » Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:54 am

I can understand if they came back with the amber and either of the other two lagers, but you'd think by now brewers would realize that consumers want something that pushes away from the standard Molbatts lineups. Dump the light lager and give us a bock or a shwarzbier that will get people interested
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Postby Derek » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:24 am

I actually drank their light beer at one time... nice flavour for something so 'easy drinking'. A bit like a lighter German Pils. It was a great lawnmower brew...

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/28 ... pr&start=0

Totally unlike the macro's 'lite' brews... though I've often said I prefer Blue light over Blue, as it has less bad flavour.

But yeah, with a new name, you think they'd go with some new products as well.
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Postby sprague11 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:19 pm

By bringing back the same pedestrian offerings this venture is doomed to fail.

what's keeping Old Credit?
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Postby icemachine » Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:51 pm

The 3 Old Credit bottles I've bought have all been off, but unpasteurized bottles sitting in warm LC's will do that I guess. Never had it fresh but apparently its okay if you get it at the brewery.
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Postby Tapsucker » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:54 am

"one of Canada’s most highly-regarded microbrewers"

I guess I have been living under a rock, I don't recall ever having one of their beers. My bad :oops:

"Only a week ago, the company won gold for its Premium Blonde at the 2007 Canadian Brewing Awards."

When was this article published?

From another perspective, not all micros should have to be sensational. There is a lot of value in just having a basic good quality local brewer to turn to. Ratebeer be damned.
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Postby The_Jester » Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:25 am

skaghevn wrote:
SteelbackGuy wrote:I wonder how beers like Stella or even Blue survive for that matter.


Excellent marketing. Good marketing might allow a beer to experience a temporary upsurge in sales (ie: Black Label); excellent marketing keeps the sales pumping.


And price. For the macros, anyhow.
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