Provost Drunk wrote:… And for those concerned that I spent too much of my trip seeking out new beers to try and missing out on the local wines, rest assured that I also managed to indulge in a lot of vino (and limoncello, campari, aperol ...)
Provost Drunk wrote:When were you last in Italy, Belgian? The craft beer (or "birra artigianale") movement in Italy has picked up a lot of momentum recently! I'm hoping to create/update the "Local Beer Guides" for the benefit of those planning a trip.
Rob Creighton wrote:I was in Italy a month ago. "Craft" seems to be perceived as saison's and farmhouse ales.
All unfiltered and since I'm not a saison fan, all uninspiring to me.
Looked for pale ale, saw one reference to an IPA near Canelli but couldn't get my hands on it.
cratez wrote:Yesterday at The Rectory Cafe, Amsterdam BrewHouse, and Bar Hop:
Amsterdam Cruiser All Day Pale Ale (draft)
Amsterdam Bord Du Lac Saison (draft)
Amsterdam Testify (draft)
Great Lakes Limp Puppet Session IPA (draft)
Lagunitas IPA (draft)
Great Lakes Octopus Wants To Fight IPA (draft)
spinrsx wrote:Lagunitas on tap in Ontario?
Napalm Frog wrote: Yup. It recently appeared on TBS website in keg only format.
cratez wrote:Yesterday at beerbistro and at home:
Collective Arts Ransack the Universe IPA (draft)
Rodenbach Grand Cru (draft)
Stone Cali-Belgique IPA (bottle)Napalm Frog wrote: Yup. It recently appeared on TBS website in keg only format.
Yes. And to my surprise, the Octopus was infinitely better. Our local crafters have come a long way in the last few years.
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