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by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Jul 12, 2024 9:53 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 16714

Re: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?

Black Oak Ten Bitter Years. Was a big favourite of mine back in the day (way back). Is it even made any more? I've seen Twenty Bitter Years, a hazy IPA (yuck, lol). Ten Bitter Years was indeed great. It amuses me that this kind of stuff (I'm looking at you Mad Tom) was once such treasure to us, but...
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Jun 28, 2024 9:00 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: It appears there's always a business out there to disappoint me...
Replies: 4
Views: 881

Re: It appears there's always a business out there to disappoint me...

"BrewDog accused her of “aggressive behaviour and use of inappropriate language” after she raised her concerns, according to documents seen by the Guardian. “This was not the case at all,” Myriam – not her real name – told Tribune magazine, which first reported the story. “All I said was ‘I can...
by MatttthewGeorge
Mon Jun 24, 2024 11:12 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Short Finger Brewing
Replies: 7
Views: 1320

Re: Short Finger Brewing

northyorksammy wrote: Fri Jun 21, 2024 4:53 pm
anthony9 wrote: Fri Jun 21, 2024 9:32 am
MatttthewGeorge wrote: Fri Jun 21, 2024 9:13 am I've been drinking their stuff for years, probably the best brewery in the area now that Barncat is gone.
Cool, thanks. I think I'll check them out.
Sparrow
That's why I put "probably" in italics, as I've yet to go to Sparrow but have heard good things.
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Jun 21, 2024 9:13 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Short Finger Brewing
Replies: 7
Views: 1320

Re: Short Finger Brewing

I've been drinking their stuff for years, probably the best brewery in the area now that Barncat is gone.
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Jun 21, 2024 9:09 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Left Field Brewery
Replies: 53
Views: 39256

Re: Left Field Brewery

Both places were full, both around 10pm. I don't see LF being any different with or without the TFC game. It's a loud place and you can't have a conversation with people at your own table.
by MatttthewGeorge
Mon Jun 17, 2024 8:53 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Left Field Brewery
Replies: 53
Views: 39256

Re: Left Field Brewery

Went to the Liberty Village location after the TFC game last night. I cannot recommend this location, due purely to the noise levels (we were seated downstairs). It looks nice, the beers we good, the service was spot on, but I couldn't hear the people at my table and had a constant ringing in my ear...
by MatttthewGeorge
Wed Jun 05, 2024 4:25 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: St. John's, Newfoundland
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: St. John's, Newfoundland

Landwash is the original Folly Brewery owners/brewers.
by MatttthewGeorge
Wed May 15, 2024 10:09 am
Forum: Local and Imported Beer Reviews
Topic: Kilannan Kolsch
Replies: 2
Views: 4331

Re: Kilannan Kolsch

Kilannan closed a few years back. Lots of rumours as to why.... Anyway, the owner/brewer Spencer ended up at Coffin Ridge Winery as their cider maker/assistance winemaker/pizza chef ( :roll: ), and reopened "Kilannan at Coffin Ridge" in September 2023. I just learned about this over the we...
by MatttthewGeorge
Thu May 09, 2024 7:23 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What to do if you think you have a really bad batch (tainted)?
Replies: 6
Views: 1644

Re: What to do if you think you have a really bad batch (tainted)?

Have you tried the same beer from a different batch? I'd start by having one from a different batch and seeing what happens. - If nothing, try one from the suspected batch and see. If the suspected batch does something after the new batch does nothing, talk to the brewery. - If something happens fro...
by MatttthewGeorge
Thu Apr 11, 2024 2:02 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 310
Views: 153758

Re: Great Lakes

Heard about their expanded delivery in the latest podcast. It's *teasingly* close to reaching me now hah Me too, but on the north side. I complained and was told to move to Guelph. (keep in mind I complained to my friend who is their sales rep in the area, and I used to live in Guelph so he was jus...
by MatttthewGeorge
Wed Apr 03, 2024 2:59 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: :roll: Red Herring
Replies: 4
Views: 1834

Re: :roll: Red Herring

Lactose is an intolerance, not an allergy. Allergies can be deadly, intolerances just mean you're in for an unpleasant time. NOW THAT SAID... 1) I wholeheartedly agree the backlash on this beer is bullshit, and people just need to put their big boy/girl/gender neutral pants on and stop sucking so mu...
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Mar 22, 2024 12:48 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Cask-in-a-Box
Replies: 1
Views: 1550

Re: Cask-in-a-Box

I've ordered the 4L cask boxes from Granite many times, usually in the summer. The Best Bitter and Hopping Mad are both great in these. Pretty sure only Volo and Granite have them. (Neither have any in stock right now.) Am I overlooking anyone else who might have cask beers that they'd be filling i...
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Mar 22, 2024 12:48 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Non-Alcoholic Beer
Replies: 80
Views: 24220

Re: Non-Alcoholic Beer

The two best NA brews I've had recently were both Red Ales. One from Toolshed in Alberta, one from Brasseur de Montreal. Just another one of those styles that seems to work better than others in NA form. (To me at least) Yes, absolutely. The one from Brasseur de Montreal is indeed good, as are most...
by MatttthewGeorge
Fri Mar 22, 2024 12:46 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 16714

Re: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?

I like the sounds of this one from Sawdust City...anyone tried it yet? Wayback Playback - West Coast IPA - Citrusy and floral. This West Coast IPA has a bold hop aroma that packs a bitter punch. It finishes dry and crisp. My review from August 2022: "Big WCIPA fan but this misses the mark some...
by MatttthewGeorge
Thu Mar 21, 2024 12:46 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 16714

Re: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?

Finished my last can of Peak to Peak last night. Good, but I stand by my initial assessment.

Also had Quayle's Brewery Big Chute IPA... definitely in the WC style; worth trying, even if it wasn't quite right for me.