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by hopdevil
Fri Dec 10, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 297
Views: 86395

Re: Great Lakes

I am really enjoying this year's Lake Effect - has not been a favourite of mine over the past few iterations, but this year's is wonderful
by hopdevil
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 297
Views: 86395

Re: Great Lakes

The 2010 West Coast IPA was amazing.

Thrust - one of their best - coming to LCBO.
by hopdevil
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Third Moon Brewing
Replies: 16
Views: 3850

Re: Third Moon Brewing

They are excellent. Better than most, if not all, the other high end IPAs.
I have ordered 3 times now. Easy pickup in Milton on a Saturday.
by hopdevil
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 3108
Views: 948843

Re: Coming Soon to the LCBO

Rodenbach Classic in 500mL cans. $3.10 https://d1ynl4hb5mx7r8.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/30165112/Screen-Shot-2019-07-30-at-4.50.58-PM.png I noticed the new listing, but totally missed that it was in a can. I never got around to picking this up, and the listing is now gone. Often if ...
by hopdevil
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Fairweather Brewing
Replies: 14
Views: 7345

Re: Fairweather Brewing

Agree wholeheartedly with these recent assessments. These guys are nailing it, with hoppy beers and sours. Nice space for drinking and sampling You can go for a hike on The Rail Trail, very close by. As a Mississauga beer lover, I can make the drive to Bellwoods Hafis location or come here for top e...
by hopdevil
Thu May 18, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Winnipeg?
Replies: 21
Views: 10048

Re: Winnipeg?

Just returned from a week in Winnipeg. Most bars have a similar selection of craft on tap, including Half Pints, Little Brown Jug, Torque, etc. I stayed downtown; there are several good spots- The King's Head ( on King ) and the Yellow Dog Tavern, just behind the Burton Cummings Theatre. Even The El...
by hopdevil
Sun Dec 25, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Redline Brewhouse - Barrie, ON
Replies: 55
Views: 22346

Re: Redline Brewhouse - Barrie, ON

I have just had their newest release, "Rainbow in the Dark". It's a Winter Rye IPA, with 61 IBU, 6.6%
Excellent beer, very tasty.

Available at the brewery, in cans and on tap.
by hopdevil
Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385400

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

spinrsx wrote:new

Beyond The Pale Aromatherapy IPA
LCBO#: 483388 | 473 mL can
$4.50
I had a case transferred to Mississauga and store wanted me to take the whole case.
If you are interested in some, please PM me.
by hopdevil
Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Beer Trading & Private Ordering
Topic: FT: Beyond the Pale Aromatherapy IPA
Replies: 0
Views: 1534

FT: Beyond the Pale Aromatherapy IPA

I am in Mississauga and get to Etobicoke at least once a week.

ISO: IPAs or APAs that I cannot typically get out here
by hopdevil
Tue May 12, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Buffalo NY - what to see and explore?
Replies: 145
Views: 63404

Re: Buffalo NY - what to see and explore?

A couple of new additions to the Transit Rd ( Clarence ) beer scene; these two are north of Pizza Plant, across the road from each other. The Griffon Gastropub http://www.thegriffonpub.com/ 100 craft beers on tap, quite a diverse selection, with a big NY State representation. This is the 2nd locatio...
by hopdevil
Tue Apr 28, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: LCBO Spring Craft Beer Release 2015
Replies: 110
Views: 44997

Anderson Valley Heelch o Hops

It's really interesting how palates differ. I found the hops in Heelch to be pretty muted (stale) in both aroma and flavour with a very broad, malty backbone taking center stage. Happy it's in the LCBO, though. My guess is that it depends on how much malt flavour you like in a DIPA. I was skeptical...
by hopdevil
Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Rib Eye Jack's Ale House: Streetsville
Replies: 10
Views: 7563

Rib Eye Jack's Streetsville

Here is their current draft / can / bottle list:
http://ribeyejacksalehouse.com/Streetsville/Beer.html

Recent Thursday casks: Quick Brown Fox ESB, Twice as Mad Tom
by hopdevil
Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: New non-LCBO/TBS beer releases
Replies: 591
Views: 130141

Karma Citra vs Monogamy Citra

rfrf wrote:Monogamy:Citra available at Bellwoods.
El Pinguino wrote:Although Karma Citra is brewed to be an IPA, while the Monogamy brews are APAs. Not that there is always an easy or obvious distinction between the two styles.
Karma Citra:6.5%
Monogamy Citra: 6.4%

Both wonderful, if you're a fan of Citra hop.
by hopdevil
Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Local and Imported Beer Reviews
Topic: Sawdust City Twin Pines
Replies: 9
Views: 4542

Tallboys ( Bloor & Ossington ) has cans of this. I had one this afternoon. Wow! It's also on draft at Indie Ale House and others Very smooth, with a great nose! 5 types of hops. Much better than Lone Pine. I love my regular brewery sources in the GTA and Burlington, but this one leaves the rest ...
by hopdevil
Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Best consumed fresh: Bottled on date stamps
Replies: 13
Views: 5407

Cameron's RPA

I stopped by the brewery in January.
All 6-packs were labelled H1914 ( August ?)
I bought one anyway, silly me. The beer was well past it's prime.

I emailed them to express my disappointment. No response.

RPA is off my list until I see some really fresh stuff.