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by Craig
Sun Jul 03, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5056
Views: 1398983

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

https://www.lcbo.com/en/bourgogne-des-f ... lond-25314

I had a couple of these yesterday. They're pretty nice.
by Craig
Fri Jul 01, 2022 11:28 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 15
Views: 234

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

I got some 10W30 not that long ago:
Craig wrote: Wed Dec 22, 2021 4:05 pm I snagged a 10w30 (and a 666) for old times sake when I was in the LCBO recently. I wonder if they've tweaked this over the years? It's pretty darn good, I could drink more of these.
I went in with muted expectations but came away very pleased.
by Craig
Thu Jun 30, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 15
Views: 234

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

I just happen to have had a Two Hearted in the last month or so, and it's still great. I do wonder if it's been tweaked a little bit though, it didn't quite have the hop bite I remember from many moons ago. That could just be me and my memory, of course. I wonder how it's rep is holding up in the US...
by Craig
Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:12 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 15
Views: 234

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

There are plenty of examples of beers that have been largely unchanged for decades that are still excellent. Heck, many of my favourite beers fall in that category. Rochefort 10 is and always will be outstanding. So anything made back then that stacked up against those things I think you have to con...
by Craig
Tue Jun 21, 2022 11:22 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Portland, ME
Replies: 11
Views: 5291

Re: Portland, ME

I prefer the 2 North from Burlington to the ferry, personally. Fun little drive.

But if you really want scenic, make sure you take the 302 through the white mountains.
by Craig
Fri May 20, 2022 8:45 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16915
Views: 2594944

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I feel attacked! :lol:
by Craig
Wed May 18, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation
Replies: 1155
Views: 284181

Re: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation

Another bourbon offer. https://www.lcbo.com/en/collections/spi ... ayout=card

I'm stocking up on the Weller at 40 bucks a bottle. Terrific bargain.
by Craig
Wed May 18, 2022 11:34 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16915
Views: 2594944

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Totally! Dab at 2.40 a tallboy is a cottage staple for me.
by Craig
Sat Apr 23, 2022 2:22 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat
Replies: 28
Views: 1316

Re: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat

I think you've nailed it. I've thought about this a bit and I also think there's a pricing thing at play here. If you want a crazy sour or a hazy fruity IPA in name only, you pretty much have to pay craft prices and seek it out from bars or breweries directly. Traditional styles are (mostly) easier ...
by Craig
Thu Apr 21, 2022 10:26 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat
Replies: 28
Views: 1316

Re: G&M (paywall): Canada’s crowded craft beer industry is tapped out. What brewers say must happen to stay afloat

Nice to see some coverage from the Globe, thanks for sharing. People have been warning that the reckoning is coming for the craft scene for a long time now, so I guess I'm not surprised it's finally happening. If anything, it's going a lot slower than I would have thought. It'll be interesting to se...
by Craig
Fri Apr 15, 2022 6:29 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: East Lansing, MI
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: East Lansing, MI

I dunno, while there certainly are plenty of breweries in industrial areas, most towns of any size in Ontario I can think of include at least a brewery or two downtown.
by Craig
Sun Mar 27, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Stone City Ales in Kingston
Replies: 105
Views: 51487

Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

It's kinda sad that Stone City went the way it did. They were so good when they first opened, but they never took the next step.
by Craig
Sun Mar 27, 2022 11:09 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Spearhead Brewing Company
Replies: 14
Views: 4240

Re: Spearhead Brewing Company

Raxx is a giant pool hall, it claimed to be the biggest in Ontario or something when it first went up like 25 years ago. It's an odd part of town for a brewpub if you're trying to survive as a restaurant. Zero foot traffic. Basically nobody can walk there. But it's down the street from all the box s...
by Craig
Sun Mar 27, 2022 9:16 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What’s in the back of your fridge?
Replies: 23
Views: 1957

Re: What’s in the back of your fridge?

Founders is still in the lCBO. Their Porter came through in volume in the fall, and the all day IPA is pretty much always available.