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by matt7215
Tue Jan 04, 2022 11:57 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Badlands Brewing Caledon
Replies: 22
Views: 8475

Re: Badlands Brewing Caledon

Reading back through the thread now, it's crazy to me that these guys were ever in TBS. Badlands is insane To start on a 1BBL system, brew 3-5 times a week, package 700 - 1000 on a self built bottler and then self distribute to TBS while working other full time jobs is insanity Then, to grow that t...
by matt7215
Thu Dec 30, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: I think we should be getting ready for a hop shock
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Re: I think we should be getting ready for a hop shock

contracting stuff for next year was fine with zero to minimal price increase
by matt7215
Thu Dec 30, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Montreal
Replies: 52
Views: 24835

Re: Montreal

northyorksammy wrote: Fri Dec 17, 2021 11:10 am The breweries right when they have new releases
good to see you today, enjoy the beer
by matt7215
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Re: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021

I tend to wonder how relevant these sorts of competitions are these days, especially with many breweries not entering and the sheer volume of beer that is released. With the democratization of information and opinions it seems that the formal critical role is increasingly replaced with community so...
by matt7215
Sat Nov 27, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Beer Trading & Private Ordering
Topic: ISO: Ontario Brewery Ticks
Replies: 10
Views: 6631

Re: ISO: Ontario Brewery Ticks

Sparrow is getting closer to reopening, not sure how wide their distribution will be but they will at least be available
by matt7215
Tue Nov 16, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339718

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

I have seen some of the chatter about Timothy Taylor and I have to admit I didn't realize it had such a reputation. Very much looking forward to that Jubelale! probably a combination of the beers reputation and the complete lack of proper English beer at both the lcbo and in Ontario in general anyb...
by matt7215
Tue Oct 26, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339718

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

I heard on Jordan and Robin's podcast that Timothy Taylor Landlord is coming to the LCBO for the fall release. Anyone have a sense of timing? I think he said $3.95 and I'm going to assume this is for the 500 ml bottle (I don't think it is canned in the UK). For those that haven't tried it, "Th...
by matt7215
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Willibald
Replies: 14
Views: 2100

Re: Willibald

Nice touch to have guest beers! Many Ontario breweries now have "guest" beers in their tap rooms that they sell to walk in (or curbside pick-up) sales but none that I know of are shipping. Could be because they don't have the bag of chips to include as the "food" to comply with ...
by matt7215
Mon May 24, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 54
Views: 11122

Re: Coronavirus

And the number of new beers being announced, whether one-offs, return of seasonals, or new 'permanent' offerings doesn't seem to have slowed down either. I suspect the new releases are partly a way to drive repeat sales. A new beer every few weeks means I'll probably order some of my old favorites ...
by matt7215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping

dale cannon wrote:That’s it yes, 1oz each of cryo simcoe, citra and centennial individual packs from yakima valley. Just need to decide which to use.
cant go wrong with citra or simcoe imo
by matt7215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping

Anyone have experience with this? I’ve avoided dry hopping in the past due to too many batches with an overly vegetal flavour. Seems these will reduce that risk. you can def dry hop with cryo how long are you leaving your beer on the hops when dry hopping? Thanks Matt, I’ll give them a try. Would 1...
by matt7215
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping

dale cannon wrote:Anyone have experience with this? I’ve avoided dry hopping in the past due to too many batches with an overly vegetal flavour. Seems these will reduce that risk.
you can def dry hop with cryo

how long are you leaving your beer on the hops when dry hopping?
by matt7215
Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339718

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

I happened upon St-Feuillien Saison the other day. It doesn't seem to be listed online yet but it's fresh and drinking mighty fine. I think this is my favourite saison. In our opinion? Fantome Saison's one of the best, but it's far from classic. It's weird and wonderful. Dupont is still the best ba...
by matt7215
Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 855
Views: 242019

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

I''m not a brewer but the price is understandable. These DOUBLE barrel releases have spent like 18-26 months sitting in barrels adding costs related to storage and transfer while compounding the risk of spoilage. All while losing liquid volume to evaporation. Yup it's expensive but justified IMO. T...
by matt7215
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339718

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

beerstodiscover wrote:Cigar City Florida Man Double IPA -Canned Dec 12 2020... begrudgingly purchased
Oskar Blues Can-O-Bliss Double IPA - Canned Oct 2020.. pass :cry:

This makes me think Oskar Blues is partially to blame for the embarrassingly stale product we get here.
then buy local