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by JerCraigs
Sat Jan 08, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Beer Trading & Private Ordering
Topic: ISO: Ontario Brewery Ticks
Replies: 10
Views: 6479

Re: ISO: Ontario Brewery Ticks

I managed to check several breweries off of my list only to add almost as many new breweries to it! :D
by JerCraigs
Fri Dec 31, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 9
Views: 490

Re: Happy Holidays!

Belgian wrote: Thu Dec 30, 2021 10:11 pm Hope everyone's holidays were fun.
And... to the promise of a much better year 2022!! Cheers...
that looks lovely!
by JerCraigs
Wed Dec 22, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Ontario Beer Delivery Index
Replies: 32
Views: 5520

Re: Ontario Beer Delivery Index

northyorksammy wrote: Tue Dec 21, 2021 7:37 pm
JerCraigs wrote: Tue Dec 21, 2021 2:25 pm https://www.stillfieldsbrewery.com/ is another new one.
some local citzens talking about them. Try anything? more tart than Sonnen?
I haven't tried yet. Need to clear some space in the fridge/cellar first but they are on my radar.
by JerCraigs
Sat Dec 18, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Alcohol regulation changes
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Alcohol regulation changes

I think it's safe to say that the wholesale pricing change will not give a cut to what the customer pays. I would assume not in most cases, I would expect the measure is meant to improve profitability for bars and restaurants not reduce the cost to the customer - particularly given the timing. I'd ...
by JerCraigs
Tue Dec 07, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Montreal
Replies: 52
Views: 24502

Re: Montreal

The other lagers are named "mystery" so maybe made by different breweries? I didn't ask but I wasn't really bothered about it. I saw that on the website menu and was like WTF? I wonder if that means it's some secret contractor, or if it rotates and they just don't bother to tell you who m...
by JerCraigs
Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Anyone get a beer advent calendar?
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: Anyone get a beer advent calendar?

We did the Indie Advent calendar again this year. Indie is probably one of only a handful of breweries I'd trust to give me 24 random beers these days!
by JerCraigs
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Beer Trading & Private Ordering
Topic: ISO: Ontario Brewery Ticks
Replies: 10
Views: 6479

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 Cambridge is close enough I will probably end up making the drive up at some point. Had planned to stop in in September on the way to a camping trip but they weren't brewing at t...
by JerCraigs
Fri Nov 26, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Rorschach Brewing
Replies: 23
Views: 6864

Re: Rorschach Brewing

I think the vast majority of breweries in Ontario never got talked about before the pandemic primarily for two reasons: 1. most of them operate mainly for locals - not many offered shipping in the past 2. their beer may be good but not worth talking about There are breweries that come up in convers...
by JerCraigs
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Alcohol regulation changes
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Alcohol regulation changes

Is industry promotional event defined anywhere? I'm curious about whether the layperson interpretation (e.g. beer festivals and other events with a license can sell beer to go) matches the potential legal interpretations (e.g. they can only do this if the event license holder is the same as the reta...
by JerCraigs
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Beer Trading & Private Ordering
Topic: ISO: Ontario Brewery Ticks
Replies: 10
Views: 6479

Re: ISO: Ontario Brewery Ticks

Looks like Fenelon Falls is available at the Summerhill LCBO. 762 is near my family cottage and I've had some. They've got some work to do. I can pick you up one next time I'm there, but that won't be until springtime now. Thanks Cass! 762 would be helpful. It is a bit of a tough one in that it's j...
by JerCraigs
Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Junction Craft Brewing
Replies: 2
Views: 1190

Re: Junction Craft Brewing

Jordan and Robin talked a fair bit about it on one of the recent Ontario Craft Beer podcasts. They described it as more a "restructuring" for now. It was an interesting mix of facts (I assume taken from the filing as I haven't read it myself) and some knowledgeable speculation about the na...
by JerCraigs
Wed Nov 24, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Are you travelling for beer again?
Replies: 12
Views: 504

Re: Are you travelling for beer again?

In the foreseeable future, I see no downside to discovering more of our great province...I've probably tried maybe a third of the breweries here. I've been working on trying a beer from every Ontario brewery and I'm down to 46 untried of 334 brick and mortar breweries currently open. (per my spread...
by JerCraigs
Mon Nov 22, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Are you travelling for beer again?
Replies: 12
Views: 504

Re: Are you travelling for beer again?

Not really. We are still actively avoiding the TTC, crowds, and indoor spaces. We did some camping trips and managed to include several breweries for beer to go, and a handful of patios that felt safe /were pretty much empty. Froze our butts off at one brewery in October - It had been snowing not to...
by JerCraigs
Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What to do with the Bar Towel Forums?
Replies: 52
Views: 1835

Re: What to do with the Bar Towel Forums?

Short of full on moving the forum to a different platform - Is there a way to auto-post new threads to Facebook/Twitter to drive traffic here?

I do wonder though if that would do much. People have enough other outlets via social media to talk about beer on platforms they are already using.