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by dale cannon
Wed Jul 27, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Vermont
Replies: 229
Views: 88473

Re: Vermont

Heading to Vermont for a few days in August, staying in Burlington at the Hotel Vermont. I’ve booked a visit to Hill Farmstead, and will also visit Alchemist, Prohibition Pig, Farmhouse and Zero Gravity. Based on the useful information in this thread I may try to get to a few of the others like Foa...
by dale cannon
Mon Jul 25, 2022 7:12 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Vermont
Replies: 229
Views: 88473

Re: Vermont

Heading to Vermont for a few days in August, staying in Burlington at the Hotel Vermont. I’ve booked a visit to Hill Farmstead, and will also visit Alchemist, Prohibition Pig, Farmhouse and Zero Gravity. Based on the useful information in this thread I may try to get to a few of the others like Foam...
by dale cannon
Mon Jul 18, 2022 11:42 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5069
Views: 1412835

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

It’s a very interesting ‘beer’. One where I couldn’t decide whether I loved or hated it from sip to sip.
by dale cannon
Wed Apr 20, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5069
Views: 1412835

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: 4159

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: 5069
Views: 1412835

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: 5069
Views: 1412835

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: 16916
Views: 2611920

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: 259194

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: 1859

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: 1859

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: 259194

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: 1859

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: 5069
Views: 1412835

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 ...