Looking for the original Bar Towel blog? You can find it at www.thebartowel.com

Introducing Light Mode! If you would like a Bar Towel social experience that isn't the traditional blue, you can now select Light Mode. Go to the User Control Panel and then Board Preferences, and select "Day Drinking" (Light Mode) from the My Board Style drop-down menu. You can always switch back to "Night Drinking" (Dark Mode). Enjoy!

Search found 309 matches

by dale cannon
Wed Apr 20, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385342

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

All kinds of Orval out there now.
by dale cannon
Wed Nov 17, 2021 8:29 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What to do with the Bar Towel Forums?
Replies: 55
Views: 3414

Re: What to do with the Bar Towel Forums?

Still drop in here and there after 15 years. Thanks for keeping it up Cass. Another factor behind the reduced activity is likely that good beer is not as scarce as it used to be. The discussion of, and hunt for good beer (and communal grumbling about the LCBOs lack thereof) comprised a good bulk of ...
by dale cannon
Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385342

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel at the LCBO

Unibroue Winter Mixed Pack (Maudite, Blonde de Chambly, TP, Don de Dieu, LFdM, Fringante) and Blood Orange Blanche de Chambly at TBS
by dale cannon
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385342

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

https://www.ratebeer.com/Ratings/Beer/B ... ng%20room.

Available at LCBO. Perhaps part of an as yet unannounced Halloween release?
by dale cannon
Mon Aug 23, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2576804

Re: What're you lightly drinking?

Had a few low-ABV brews... the Godspeed Draught-lager style "Baby Svetly" (1.5%) is pretty acceptable for a crushable quaff, and the Omnipollo KONX (0.3%) tastes almost like a good light sour pale but something in the taste goes very wrong, like it's spoiled or infected. I'm not expecting...
by dale cannon
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: What're you brewing right now?
Replies: 1138
Views: 255907

Re: What're you brewing right now?

Brown IPA brewed yesterday.
2 row, Carapils, Wheat malt, Caramel 45, Chocolate malt
Bittered w Warrior, Centennial late additions and hop stand
Escarpment Cali Ale yeast
OG came out at 1.065
by dale cannon
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping
Replies: 6
Views: 1691

Re: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping

That’s it yes, 1oz each of cryo simcoe, citra and centennial individual packs from yakima valley. Just need to decide which to use.
by dale cannon
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping
Replies: 6
Views: 1691

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 dale cannon
Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: What're you brewing right now?
Replies: 1138
Views: 255907

Re: What're you brewing right now?

I have 11gal of IPA in the unitank fermenting away w US-05. 2 row, C20, wheat malt and carapils. Bittered w Warrior, then 5, 1 and 0 min additions of citra, simcoe and centennial. Also a 15min hopstand w same 3. Planning to dry hop 1/2 w citra cryo hops.
by dale cannon
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Homebrewing Recipes and Tips
Topic: Cryo Hops for Dry Hopping
Replies: 6
Views: 1691

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.
by dale cannon
Wed Mar 10, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385342

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

This caught my eye. Bear Russian Imperial Stout An award-winning Scottish brewery crafting conversational beer. This full-throttle stout is aged for four months in ex-whisky casks. It pours black, revealing the whisky's influence with coffee, chocolate, fig, vanilla and orange preserve notes. It's ...
by dale cannon
Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385342

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

In addition to the 12yo I’ve also seen the Ola Dubh 18yo on shelves, but not listed.
by dale cannon
Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385342

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Oskar Blues Old Chub 4 pack

Nice for the season