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by Craig
Sat Jul 13, 2024 9:41 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 16742

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

I had an octopus likes to fight for the first time in a while tonight and it was great.
by Craig
Fri Jul 05, 2024 12:46 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread
Replies: 869
Views: 361078

Re: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread

I made sure to pop in a couple of days ago to get a couple of bottles of wine and a bottle of that Lambiek Fabriek to try. But really, even the LCBO offers free shipping now, which is staying open during the strike. I wonder how much of an impact it will have on LCBO sales? Our beer view is one thin...
by Craig
Sat Jun 29, 2024 7:38 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: 2024 LCBO Summer Release
Replies: 3
Views: 863

Re: 2024 LCBO Summer Release

That's already in stores, so go get it if you want it
by Craig
Fri Jun 14, 2024 10:31 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3423470

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I had a Willibald Vesterbro the other night and it was incredible. They're still in stock online, I highly recommend.
by Craig
Thu May 30, 2024 3:28 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Turncoat
Replies: 7
Views: 2355

Re: Turncoat

Not only have I never heard of them, I've never heard of any of the St. Cats breweries!
by Craig
Sat May 25, 2024 11:30 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Evergreen 2024 Craft Beer Fest
Replies: 12
Views: 2854

Re: Evergreen 2024 Craft Beer Fest

When I was first getting into craft beer I absolutely loved the festivals. I didn't mind paying more to get access to a bunch of breweries and to try a bunch of stuff all in one fun evening. Over time they've become less and less appealing to me, but I think that's saying more about me and where I a...
by Craig
Wed May 08, 2024 11:44 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries in Prince Edward County
Replies: 9
Views: 6073

Re: Breweries in Prince Edward County

I rented a nice cottage and mostly stuck around there. The ostrich farm was kinda neat, I guess. Some terrific parks in Belleville for the kids.
by Craig
Wed May 08, 2024 1:14 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries in Prince Edward County
Replies: 9
Views: 6073

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 Craig
Fri Apr 19, 2024 4:24 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program
Replies: 16
Views: 6345

Re: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program

I bet drunk squirrels are hilarious.
by Craig
Tue Apr 16, 2024 11:57 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?
Replies: 13
Views: 3686

Re: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?

Funny how the pricing there is so divorced from the real world pricing of those beers. Henderson golden Ale (assuming that's the Rush beer) is $3.40, Jelly King is $6.50. They clearly just price everything at what they think the highest amount they can get away with is. I'd totally get a Jelly King ...
by Craig
Thu Apr 11, 2024 3:24 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 310
Views: 153826

Re: Great Lakes

I'd be happy to have it delivered to my place in Guelph and hold it for you.
by Craig
Thu Mar 28, 2024 7:25 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out
Replies: 83
Views: 32160

Re: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out

Old Galt was a neat place, but man every time I went there it felt really, really expensive. I'm not sure that business model is viable in Ontario. Which is a shame, because other than the prices on the beers that place was really cool.
by Craig
Fri Mar 22, 2024 3:38 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Down to my last bottle of Boon Gueuze
Replies: 20
Views: 10684

Re: Down to my last bottle of Boon Gueuze

The oldest bottle in my cellar is 13 years old. I guess I should keep saving it, lol.
by Craig
Thu Mar 07, 2024 9:03 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out
Replies: 83
Views: 32160

Re: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out

I'm surprised you guys haven't heard of Cassel. They were one of the first in the wave of craft breweries in the Ottawa area after Beau's. I don't think they had huge distribution outside of that area, but they have been in the LCBO a few times, been in festivals, done some collabs with other brewer...
by Craig
Wed Mar 06, 2024 10:37 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3423470

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I've been drinking a bunch of Fairweather High Grade IPA, which I'm very glad is in my local 'BO.