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by shintriad
Wed May 08, 2024 8:53 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries in Prince Edward County
Replies: 9
Views: 5497

Re: Breweries in Prince Edward County

I was in PEC for a bit recently, and the beer scene there has become quite crowded. Beyond what I considered the "new" breweries in the area like Matron, Slake and All My Friends, none of which I ended up visiting, there were a few other spots I'd never heard of I did go to: Strange Brew:...
by shintriad
Wed Mar 13, 2024 8:48 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 15318

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

I recently got a variety pack from Stockyards, which I don't often see at the LCBO. It had one IPA called Iron Horse Trail that I felt had a distinctly West Coast vibe, and I thought it was really tasty!
by shintriad
Tue Mar 12, 2024 9:59 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16963
Views: 3408395

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I'm only drinking NA beers for 100 days, lol. Had Chester from Bazaar recently, an NA Berliner weisse with black currants. It was quite good! Grabbed the new Swoon stout from Burdock, and picked up Nickel Brooks NA beer to try soon. Bazaar is pretty great. Gimmicky dessert beers are the future of N...
by shintriad
Wed Mar 06, 2024 6:17 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Slake
Replies: 1
Views: 1509

Re: Slake

I've been seeing these guys more and more at LCBOs. Had one of their high-end bottles and it was quite nice. Previously, they only offered $10 shipping, so I never ordered. They now offer free shipping from $100 province-wide. Nice. I'm a fan of their stuff! Lots of great breweries in PEC to pick f...
by shintriad
Sun Jan 28, 2024 6:39 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Sparrow brewing
Replies: 5
Views: 2299

Re: Sparrow brewing

I did a brewery-hop last December and attempted to hit everything in Cambridge, so Sparrow was definitely on my list. I was pretty psyched to try them, as they consistently top the Untappd charts for Ontario breweries. While I liked their signature brown ale, I found everything else pretty average. ...
by shintriad
Wed Jan 17, 2024 12:16 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Non-Alcoholic Beer
Replies: 80
Views: 22562

Re: Non-Alcoholic Beer

I've seen N/A beer at an increasing number of quick-service places and boutique stores. But one reason I don't usually buy them when I'm out and about (or say, getting lunch at the office) is because I don't want people thinking I'm drinking the real deal! Also, I find it needs to be poured into pro...
by shintriad
Tue Dec 19, 2023 4:21 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Recruiting back to the Bar Towel
Replies: 54
Views: 21000

Re: Recruiting back to the Bar Towel

Newsletter time! I'm not sure in all the years if I ever did a digest style drop about some of the threads. I'll do it from time to time and see if any new (old) folks drop by. For the regulars, any feedback welcomed. https://share.sender.net/campaigns/6WNT/this-week-at-the-bar-towel- Wow, had no i...
by shintriad
Tue Dec 19, 2023 4:14 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16963
Views: 3408395

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I just did a brewery crawl in the east end of Toronto. I started at Eastbound brewery, and I had a glass of their Hefeweizen. Sorry I can't remember the actual name of the beer,. However it was very tasty and well made to style. Highly recommended. Next we went to Saulter Street Brewery, where I ha...
by shintriad
Mon Dec 18, 2023 8:10 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Greg Clow to close Canadian Beer News
Replies: 12
Views: 4009

Re: Greg Clow to close Canadian Beer News

Sorry to see it go, but it was great while it lasted.
by shintriad
Mon Nov 13, 2023 9:02 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Goldenfield Brewery
Replies: 5
Views: 2338

Re: Goldenfield Brewery

I came by your booth in the Leslieville shipping container market a couple times! Definitely try the Amber.
by shintriad
Sun Nov 12, 2023 11:40 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Non-Alcoholic Beer
Replies: 80
Views: 22562

Re: Non-Alcoholic Beer

Just grabbed a four pack of Guinness 0. I have to say I’m quite impressed. The taste is very very similar to the regular version. I don’t get that “metallic” finish I get in all other NA beers, and it’s overall very satisfying. I’d say the body is a touch thinner than the normal Guinness and it’s a...
by shintriad
Fri Aug 04, 2023 8:15 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Ben Johnson's Beer & Bullshit Podcast
Replies: 3
Views: 1661

Re: Ben Johnson's Beer & Bullshit Podcast

Looking forward to giving it a listen! I love that podcast, although I discovered it pretty late in the game. Listening to older episodes during the height of the pandemic really made the ol' nostalgia tingle.
by shintriad
Thu Aug 03, 2023 2:07 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: LCBO.com
Replies: 58
Views: 47495

Re: LCBO.com

Just stopped by to plug LCBO Watch, still goin' strong: https://lcbo.watch/new-releases
by shintriad
Wed Jul 26, 2023 4:24 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16963
Views: 3408395

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Enjoying Great Lakes current 7 Barrel Series Flight HBC 1019. A very nice bright and refreshing take on NEIPA. I have found too many beers in this style to just be acrid. This one is good and clean. Well done! Yeah, this one had huge tropical notes — coconut and pineapple up the proverbial wazoo. W...
by shintriad
Wed Jun 21, 2023 12:31 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Quayle's Brewery
Replies: 10
Views: 5783

Re: Quayle's Brewery

I visited last summer, very family-friendly venue with different food and drink stations. Beer wasn't bad at all...nothing spectacular, nothing terrible.