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Postby boney » Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:55 pm

I had a rare trip into TO this morning and tried to stop by Volo for a "lunch" Hop Head IPA. Alas, I am a dumb-ass and didn't check the hours online, only to read on the door that it opens at 4 (the bottles inside were mocking me!). Instead, I am now back in the Hammer, sitting down to my first Stuart's Natural Session Ale.
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Postby Belgian » Fri Jul 18, 2008 5:00 pm

velovampire wrote:
Bobsy wrote:Brickman pils, while some of you buggers are still at work. Muahahaha! Muahahaha! Muahahaha!

I'd rather be working than drinking Brickman Pils..... :wink:



LOL!!

+1.

Just had a break on the patio though, Chambly on a hot day, very nice...
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Postby velovampire » Fri Jul 18, 2008 5:14 pm

Just finished off a SI Stuart's Organic, moving on to Durham Signature....
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Postby old faithful » Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:34 pm

A tad of Wiser's Very Old (18 years) whisky. A world class product for a very reasonable price.

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Postby robinvboyer » Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:29 pm

had a can of London Pride, now i've moved on to a can of Kostritzer, and afte ri think i'll enjoy a Liberty Ale. I'm enjoying an LCBO night.
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Postby SteelbackGuy » Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:48 pm

old faithful wrote:A tad of Wiser's Very Old (18 years) whisky. A world class product for a very reasonable price.

Gary


That's funny. I decided to take a night off of beer, and am enjoying a double of Laphoraig Quarter Cask. Mmmm so peaty and assertive.


I haven't had the 18 year old Weiser's though. WHat are the flavours Gary?
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Postby old faithful » Fri Jul 18, 2008 8:07 pm

The wood is evident but not heavy or overbearing. The body is much heavier than most Canadian whiskies and there is a spicy complex taste which is very appealing. It seems to have a high proportion of genuine rye whiskies in the blend (not just the lighter-distilled corn whiskies that are the base of most (not all) Canadian whiskies). The palate is creamy and very integrated. There might be some sherry influence as well. A fine drink, as is Laphroig Quarter Cask (but completely different of course).

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Postby Hawks28 » Fri Jul 18, 2008 8:23 pm

Im having a Goose Island Honkers Ale right now. I also have some ST IPA, Fullers London Pride, Konig pilsener, Christoffel, and an Innis & Gunn in the fridge. Not sure yet what I'll have next.
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Postby Belgian » Fri Jul 18, 2008 8:50 pm

Hawks28 wrote: ST IPA


Just 'cos it's there in the fridge. Cheers all!
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Postby robinvboyer » Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:23 pm

man, i really can;t get into those Innis & Gunn beers. Man they are just hard to put down, a few sips, and i'm all set, and ready to move on. They are like liquid butter, and quite harsh i find.
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Postby JesseM » Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:58 pm

Yeah I've always felt that way about Innis & Gunn.

Sipping on a snifter of La Barberie Stout Impérialeat the moment. Pretty good, maybe under-rated on RB, better than I was expecting. Bitter as hell and intense the whole way through, just like an Imperial Stout should be!

There's just something about heat waves that makes me really want a nice big Imperial Stout :evil: :lol: .
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Postby robinvboyer » Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:11 pm

i wasn't a big fan of that stout. I think i might have had an off bottle. I found it quite lactic, and it had an off sour olive oil note to it. I didn't like it very much.
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Postby JesseM » Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:23 pm

Yeah I'm willing to bet the brewery might have bottle-to-bottle issues. I didn't get any sour olive oil notes. On the contrary, it lacked the usual ridiculous anise and tar aspects I tend to hate in some Imperial Stouts. More chocolate and maltiness. A but lactic though, like you said.

So far I'm impressed with the selection of stuff my parents brought me back from a recent family trip to Ottawa (my Dad got me a bunch of stuff from Marche Jovi because I couldn't go on the trip due to work). Shared a bomber of RJ Le Cheval Blanc Cap Espoir with him earlier today. Man was that stuff good, I wish I could get it on a regular basis. My favourite Belgian Ale I've come across.
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Postby old faithful » Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:02 pm

Just back from Mill St. and its cask IPA has never been better. A very English pint.

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Postby Magni » Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:42 pm

Had a bottle of good ol NS Blueberry wine.

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