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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby cratez » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:05 am

Over the weekend at WVRST Union Station and C'est What?:
Fairweather Glow Up (draft)
Cascade Kriek 2016 (draft)
County Durham Triple X (cask)
Left Field 10 Cent Beer Night (draft)

Over the week at home:
Junction Essex Ale w/ Earl Grey
The Exchange #7² New England IPA
Boulevard Whiskey Barrel Stout
Creemore Boundless IPA
Bellwoods Farmageddon - California Zinfandel Grapes
Whitewater Icebreaker Brut IPA
Collective Arts Fruited Dry Hop Sour
Great Lakes Citraddiction New England-Style XPA
Bellwoods Donkey Venom w/ Black Currant
Great Lakes Raspberry Universe
Great Lakes Harry Porter & The Bourbon Barrelled Vanilla Bean
Abbaye des Rocs Grand Cru
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby BeerIsGood » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:05 pm

Flying Monkeys Sparklepuff Triple IPA. The best beer I have had from this brewery.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby Belgian » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:57 pm

TBH, I dumped my last glass of Boulevard Plaid Habit (it always makes my head fuzzy) and am now really liking Godspeed Světlý Ležák (12°) poured into a pint glass.

Tuesday notes I mistakenly posted elsewhere:
Having a few of my local Godspeed Umi Gose, this is extremely nice.

As usual, there are firm authentic nods to the traditional style, perfectly sour and salty. But there is also a stylish modern thing of added very clean dryness, citrus and hop that makes this quite layered. The palate is refreshing and the flavours are long.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby cratez » Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:02 am

Over the weekend at Milos' Craft Beer Emporium and Storm Stayed:
Neustadt Springs Extra Special Bitter (cask)
Left Field Cannonball Helles Lager (draft)
Merit Brewing Unwritten Chai Stout (draft)
Left Field Devo Mango Wit (draft)
Storm Stayed Safe Harbour Oatmeal Stout (draft)
Storm Stayed Prairie Heat Hoppy Wheat (draft)

Over the week at home:
Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager
Muskoka Hazed & Confused Juicy IPA
Wellington Helles Lager
Beau's Good Time Session IPA
Beau's Farm Table: Helles
Halcyon Barrel House Curse Of Knowledge
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby JaseWescott » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:02 pm

Collective Arts: Pineapple Tepache Berliner
Collective Arts: IPA No. 8
Collective Arts: IPA No. 9
Collective Arts Fruited Dry Hop Sour - not as good as the original :-?
Flying Monkey's Sparklepuff, Galaxy Starfighter Defender of the Universe - so good :lol:
Walkerville Geronimo IPA
HopCity HopBot IPA
HopCity Commuter
Nickel Brook Cafe Del Bastardo (2019) - oh yesss :o (Paul Bearer)
Side Launch Getaway
Amsterdam Sweetwater Squeeze Radler
Muskoka Brewery Black Raspberry Thunder - little artificial but still enjoyed it 8)
Elora Lodestar Sour Ale With Passionfruit - delicious :oops:
Magnotta Brewery Double Drooling Dog IPA
Duntroon Cyder House Standing Rock - nice dry light cider :wink:
Left Field Go Ahead
Lion Brewery Lion Stout
Parallel 49 Brewing Company Trash Panda
Lickinghole Creek Heir Apparent (2019) - nice and spicy 8)
Bayside Brewing Orchard Cherry Lager
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100% barrel aged imperial Porter

Postby Belgian » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:35 pm

Hi there Random Talkers,

Opening a DeSchutes Black Butte XXX for lunch. Bottle from LCBO. It's quite full flavoured with a boozy oak hit, and definitely rich. Some nice spicy and lightly grassy hops. Demerara typical of Butte, if you like that - I'm indifferent. Chocolate and roasty coffee, malty, dark fruit. It looks great black-brown pour with cognac highlights. Lingering booze on the long and relatively complete dry / rich palate.

8 varieties of barrel. I'm getting some bourbon, don't know why the hell they added soy powder but maybe for palate.100% barrel aged imperial Porter, kinda special in an Impy way but different.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby BeerIsGood » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:43 pm

Bench Brewing Strawberry Grove Sour. Nice looking beer. Quite cloying on the nose but pulls it together a bit on the taste. Not nearly as sour as I’ve recently come to enjoy from the style. Average at best for me personally.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby Belgian » Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:27 pm

From the LC, a Bockor Omer traditional Blonde.

Nice stuff, and reminds me of some good Quebec Belgian Blonde Ales.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby cratez » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:06 am

At Indie Alehouse:
Sawdust City Goin' Back To Find (draft)
Indie Alehouse Shadow Chaser IPA (draft)
Indie Alehouse Love Triangle IPA (draft)
Indie Alehouse & Dominion City Fancy Scarf Cascara Saison (sample)

Over the week at home:
Collective Arts IPA No. 9 - Brut IPA
Bellwoods Black Liquids Vol. 6
MacLean's India Pale Ale
Great Lakes Tetrahedron Belgian-Style Quad
Great Lakes Johnny Simcoe Pale Ale
Anderson Spring - Dark Lager
Shacklands Brewing Tripel
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby sofakingdrunk » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:33 am

Fairweather Old soul-a perfectly balanced beer with layers on layers of flavours all carried by the perfectly carbonated silky smooth body.
Fairweather Small hours-blackcurrent sour stout that was really good and unique.
Fairweather Happy accident-can never go wrong with anything hoppy from Fairweather. There seems to be an underlying sort of background dankness that I love in all their hoppy beers.
Proppeler ESB-I love a good esb, and I feel they’re really quite hard to find in Ontario. This one will be in my fridge regularly as long as it’s around.
Barncat Barrel 5&6-red wine barrel sour. Super crisp,clean and refreshing. Nice sourness and complexity with the wine barrel really showing on the finish. Excellent.
Elora brewing Pilsner-didn’t really feel this one, not sure it’s that much better than a macro Pilsner tbh.
Elora Australias borealis-a take on their flagship pale ale,changing the hop profile to Nelson sauvin and galaxy. It’s a tasty drink that would be beautiful on the patio. Nice big tropical flavours.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby BeerIsGood » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:41 pm

Collective Arts Sour with peach, passion fruit & raspberry.

Compared to the Bench Brewing Sour I reported on a couple of days ago it isn’t even a fair fight.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby S. St. Jeb » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:16 pm

Sawdust City Crack a Window Experimental Pale Ale

5.0% abv, but all the hop flavour you could ever want.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby BartOwl » Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:23 pm

Folly Rhizhome with German hops. Nicely balanced with lots of flavour.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby BeerIsGood » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:55 pm

In order while watching a couple of hockey games.

Sleeping Giant Brewing Company Mr. Canoehead Red Ale. Very good.
Lake of Bays Brewing Company Starboard NEIPA. Good.
Sons of Kent Brewing Company 8 Track XPA. Very good.
Perth Brewery BudBuster IPA. Average.
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Re: What're you drinking right now?

Postby cratez » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:37 pm

Over the last little while in Minneapolis:
Minneapolis Town Hall Masala Mama IPA (draft)
Minneapolis Town Hall Black H₂O Oatmeal Stout (draft)
Steel Toe Size 7 IPA (draft)
Summit Brewing Keller Pills (draft)
Ale Asylum Hopalicious APA (draft)
Boom Island Kriek 2018 (draft)
Fair State Mirror Universe (draft)
Odell Isolation Ale 2018 (draft)
Coronado Islander IPA (draft)
Fair State Roselle (draft)
Belching Beaver Deftones Digital Bath (draft)
Odell IPA (draft)
Surly One Man Mosh Pit (draft)
Summit Brewing MaiBock (draft)
Fulton Mama Bravo IPA (draft)
Surly Hell Lager (draft)
Indeed Brewing Hop Dab IPA (draft)

Overall, very impressed with the quality of everything so far. Going to try to drink fewer IPAs for the last stretch of this trip. We'll see how it goes :lol:
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