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by MatttthewGeorge
Thu Jan 26, 2023 8:59 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Is cask beer still a thing?
Replies: 24
Views: 1207

Re: Is cask beer still a thing?

The Wooly has 4 engines?! I can't recall seeing more than one in use at a time since I moved to Guelph. I bet it doesn't move particularly well, which I suppose is why it's kinda not a thing all over. The old-timey beer bars have old-timey clientele (hey, that's us!) who like the told-timey styles ...
by MatttthewGeorge
Tue Jan 24, 2023 9:15 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Gout, filtered vs unfiltered beer, and the guy trying to cheat the system
Replies: 9
Views: 415

Re: Gout, filtered vs unfiltered beer, and the guy trying to cheat the system

The cherry juice didn't seem to work with him. In speaking with my doctor and a dietitian it seems, like most things in life, that what affects one person may not affect another (hence the cherry juice not working for me). I might be able to eat as much seafood as possible but beer might be a trigge...
by MatttthewGeorge
Wed Jan 18, 2023 8:50 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Hazelnut beers
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: Hazelnut beers

Barncat has a hazelnut beer release this weekend: https://barncatales.com/2023/01/18/beer ... y-20-21-2/
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Jan 06, 2023 9:03 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Gout, filtered vs unfiltered beer, and the guy trying to cheat the system
Replies: 9
Views: 415

Re: Gout, filtered vs unfiltered beer, and the guy trying to cheat the system

Hazy can be tricky. It's a bit wrong to automatically assume the haze is (all) suspended yeast. Yes I know, however there is no way to knowing (without talking to the brewers themselves) if this is the case or not. Many hazy beers I've had are just filled with yeast particulate, while others just s...
by MatttthewGeorge
Thu Jan 05, 2023 3:47 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Gout, filtered vs unfiltered beer, and the guy trying to cheat the system
Replies: 9
Views: 415

Gout, filtered vs unfiltered beer, and the guy trying to cheat the system

This November/December I experienced my first bout of gout, and it was without a doubt the worst experience of my life. To make it even more special, 3 different doctors said that it was the worst case they'd ever seen... yay me! While there are many reasons for a/my gout attack, beer is definitely ...
by MatttthewGeorge
Wed Jan 04, 2023 8:20 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5138
Views: 1471217

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

LCBO website is showing the closest location with LTM Baltique is in Ottawa- anyone know if this one just sold through quickly, or just slow to distribute? Hopefully the latter since I was meaning to go look for some. Max I've seen was four stores: Ottawa, Peterbourgh, Toronto, and Mississauga. But...
by MatttthewGeorge
Tue Jan 03, 2023 8:18 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Top 5 B.S.
Replies: 13
Views: 533

Re: Top 5 B.S.

Great Lakes Lager. A case of 24 for $50 is hard to beat, it’s good cold, and fits the lawnmower beer requirement. For non-Ontario, it’s Jever for me - delicious Pilsner that’s relatively cheap. Jever is my go to, almost always in my fridge. I just went with DAB over Jever due to accessibility: I ca...
by MatttthewGeorge
Thu Dec 29, 2022 2:13 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Top 5 B.S.
Replies: 13
Views: 533

Re: Top 5 B.S.

I'll play along, but I'm removing the "produced in Ontario" criteria, because who's stopping me??? In no particular order, here's my top five utility grade beers: DAB. Hit's all the points: Pretty much any lcbo/tbs has it, it's $2.30/can, and it's pretty darn good, especially when cold. MG...
by MatttthewGeorge
Thu Dec 22, 2022 10:52 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5138
Views: 1471217

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

distr0 wrote: Thu Dec 22, 2022 10:47 am Not sure if this has been mentioned yet - Les Trois Mousquetaires Porter Baltique : https://www.lcbo.com/en/les-trois-mousq ... que-244376
Absolutely love this beer, thanks for posting!
by MatttthewGeorge
Tue Dec 13, 2022 3:43 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout
Replies: 64
Views: 5318

Re: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout

Just got my email as well. No Cocobanger though :(
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Dec 09, 2022 7:22 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Anyone make an Eisbock in Ontario?
Replies: 7
Views: 489

Re: Anyone make an Eisbock in Ontario?

distr0 wrote: Thu Dec 08, 2022 11:26 pm Paris is probably the closest brewery to me and I've never been. I've heard the food is fantastic. Might juts have to go there for dinner this Sat...
Then you can hear it again... the food is fantastic.

Beer is good to very good. Nothing outstanding, nothing poor.
by MatttthewGeorge
Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:54 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout
Replies: 64
Views: 5318

Re: Goose Island Black Friday 2021

Cass wrote: Tue Dec 06, 2022 11:18 am Yeah, I picked up a bottle of Gouden Carolus Christmas to get up to the $50.
huh? that hasn't been showing online stock for weeks. fuck I would have gotten that one.

edit: just checked, still showing GC Christmas out of stock.
by MatttthewGeorge
Tue Dec 06, 2022 10:31 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout
Replies: 64
Views: 5318

Re: Goose Island Black Friday 2021

When I ordered there was just over 1500 bottles, so I'm quite surprised it sold out that fast.
by MatttthewGeorge
Tue Dec 06, 2022 10:03 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout
Replies: 64
Views: 5318

Re: Goose Island Black Friday 2021

In typical LCBO fashion I was able to add these to my cart and pay for it 5 minutes before 10am.

Now I await the cancellation email because they allowed me to do this.