New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby midlife crisis » Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:39 pm

darmokandjalad wrote:
Lukie wrote:IMO Komes, a hefty, sumptuous 9% Baltic Porter, is really great value at $3.65 for 500ml currently.


Agreed, and it's also great to see something from Poland that is not a pale lager. There is a real lack of variety in the central/eastern European selection in this province. More baltic porters and dark lagers from that region would be a welcome addition to the shelves.


I realize I am a bit late to the party, and it is not exactly the quintessential summer beer (though ok on a stormy, overcast day like today) but I couldn't agree more - this beer is absolutely excellent and a steal at $3.65 for 500 ml. It could be listed for double that and I doubt you would blink.

I will definitely be buying a bunch for the long cold winter (presumably) ahead.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Orval_Al » Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:57 pm

Wow...drinking a Yummy from Beyond The Pale. Not cheap at $4.00 a can, but a good Jutsu clone.

There are going to be too many of these in my fridge soon.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby midlife crisis » Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:52 pm

Thanks. Will keep my eyes peeled for that - one loves Jutsu. Funny, but BTP seems to be one of the mainstays of my Loblaws here in the middle of Toronto, even though it originates in Ottawa of course. The mysteries of our beer distribution I guess ...
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Blasphomet » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:30 pm

If anyone knows any grocery stores stocking Yummy in the south Durham area (Pickering, Ajax, Oshawa) let me know.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby dale cannon » Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:23 pm

Fuggles & Warlock’s Destiny IPA and Strawberry Wit at TBS if that interests anyone.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby S M A » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:26 pm

midlife crisis wrote:I realize I am a bit late to the party, and it is not exactly the quintessential summer beer (though ok on a stormy, overcast day like today) but I couldn't agree more - this beer [Komes] is absolutely excellent and a steal at $3.65 for 500 ml. It could be listed for double that and I doubt you would blink.

I will definitely be buying a bunch for the long cold winter (presumably) ahead.


Yes, it's very good. And the Dorval store in Oakville actually has loads of it, discounted to $2.57 or something equally ridiculous. Stock up I will.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Gedge » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:35 pm

Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA has turned up at a few LCBO stores:

http://www.lcbo.com/lcbo/product/deschutes-fresh-squeezed-ipa/576561#.W52XDXKpU5s
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Orval_Al » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:01 am

The new GLB Toronto Island Strawberry and Mango Norwegian Farmhouse Ale is soooooooooooooo good. Totally worth $10 for the 650ml bottle imo. I may have to load up.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Belgian » Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:33 pm

Orval_Al wrote:The new GLB Toronto Island Strawberry and Mango Norwegian Farmhouse Ale is soooooooooooooo good. Totally worth $10 for the 650ml bottle imo. I may have to load up.

Having one now!

Definite presence of berry / tropical fruit blended into the dry and lightly earthy aspects. Aromas are more tangy and wild-berry-esque. There's a little genuine body and character to this one, worth trying one.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Bobsy » Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:27 pm

Orval_Al wrote:Wow...drinking a Yummy from Beyond The Pale. Not cheap at $4.00 a can, but a good Jutsu clone.

There are going to be too many of these in my fridge soon.


Agree on all points. I really dig this beer, and its a good alternative to Jutsu at (I think) $1.50 less for the same amount.
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby GtownRandy » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:15 pm

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 6x355ml bottles. 7% abc. $17.65.

http://www.lcbo.com/lcbo/product/ballas ... 6WVxBZE2aN
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Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Postby Craig » Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:50 pm

Heck yeah! Love that beer.

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