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by lister
Sun Mar 03, 2024 8:57 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Toronto West Beer and Bourbon Fest
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Re: Toronto West Beer and Bourbon Fest

Thanks for posting that! I remember Toronto Bourbon Week. :D I discovered at Carbon, for half price!, what would become my favourite bourbon. Completely random selection, I just picked the highest price shot on the menu. I recall the LCBO had some stock of it then and none since despite my pestering...
by lister
Thu Feb 01, 2024 4:03 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Replies: 2
Views: 395

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Recently did a Caribbean cruise with the better half and friends. One of the port stops was in San Juan Puerto Rico. I spent several hours at La Taberna Lupulo. https://www.latabernalupulo.com/ I read many positive things about the place and it didn't disappoint. Live beer and food menus: https://ww...
by lister
Wed Nov 22, 2023 10:26 am
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Henderson Brewing @ YYZ
Replies: 7
Views: 3508

Re: Henderson Brewing @ YYZ

Yup, I want a nice beer while after Security while waiting to fly out (both in domestic and international terminals), not at the end of my trip or (GULP!) ahead of dealing with Security.
by lister
Mon Sep 18, 2023 8:35 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Best Ontario pilsners
Replies: 14
Views: 2918

Re: Best Ontario pilsners

While I prefer Jever I also found myself drinking Pilsner Urquell more this summer... probably because it's in my local lcbo instead of having to order Jever online. Thanks - don't think I've ever tried (or even heard of) Jever. Looks like that is available at my local LCBO, so I'll also give it a ...
by lister
Sun Sep 10, 2023 7:22 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Best Happy Hour Deals in Ontario (Ongoing)
Replies: 19
Views: 8647

Re: Best Happy Hour Deals in Ontario (Ongoing)

Thanks for the Wasted Youth and Function Bar recommendations! :D I went on Saturday afternoon to Wasted Youth and it seems to be a reasonably good Thirsty & Miserable replacement. (I do miss T&M! :cry: ) Function Bar will be a good place to go up at Y&E when I can't drag friends over to ...
by lister
Sun Aug 13, 2023 5:45 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: London, England pubs
Replies: 33
Views: 12923

Re: London, England pubs

We were in the UK last summer, London, Manchester, Edinburgh (with a day trip to Glasgow) and Chigwell (wedding.) Return visits to: Cask Pub+Kitchen Rake (Borough Market) The Harp New visits: Mikkeller (Exmouth market) Craft House London (Exmouth market, pizza joint but has pretty good beer and a ni...
by lister
Mon May 29, 2023 11:28 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 872
Views: 328886

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

Anyone have any experience with Bellwoods renting out their Ossington space for a party?
by lister
Mon May 29, 2023 11:26 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Godspeed Brewery
Replies: 152
Views: 119587

Re: Godspeed Brewery

Would have loved to attend the ALT vs Kolsch but was in Ireland. I do hope this event gets repeated.
by lister
Mon May 29, 2023 11:22 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: GLB AMA
Replies: 12
Views: 9418

Re: GLB AMA

skaghevn wrote: Thu May 18, 2023 6:35 pm Is there a snowball's chance in hell that Peach & Pepper will be resurrected as a 7 Barrel Series release?
+1

Still remember it from one of the Cask Days when that was still at Bar Volo.
by lister
Mon Apr 24, 2023 1:14 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Left Field Brewery
Replies: 47
Views: 34487

Re: Left Field Brewery

Far easier location to get to for me than their original spot. If the Jays make the playoffs this year I hope their brewpub is up and going by then. Should be a great place to watch a game.
by lister
Sat Apr 08, 2023 10:17 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Celebrity Pub Encounters?
Replies: 7
Views: 7375

Re: Celebrity Pub Encounters?

Most recent was during a UK trip last August. I was at Cask Pub & Kitchen in London and the YouTube Craft Beer Channel guys were there. They looked like they were wrapping up and had some people bothering them already so I kept to myself. Neat unexpected surprise. :D Six to seven years ago I had...
by lister
Sun Mar 26, 2023 5:15 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Boston
Replies: 21
Views: 19503

Re: Boston

I'm heading to Boston for a conference on Sunday so was hoping people might have some recommendations. Conference is in Back Bay, and I won't have a vehicle, so outlying spots like Treehouse are probably out. I have Trillium, Night Shift and Jack's Abby on the list... anywhere else (pub or brewery)...
by lister
Wed Mar 15, 2023 1:05 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: 2023 LCBO Spring Release
Replies: 5
Views: 6724

Re: 2023 LCBO Spring Release

Harviestoun Bitter & Twisted! :D
by lister
Fri Mar 10, 2023 3:50 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5283
Views: 1850675

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

matt7215 wrote: Thu Mar 09, 2023 9:03 am dealing with this market is a nightmare, thats why you dont see many widely distributed brands here
In addition to missing Rouge, I miss Southern Tier too.
by lister
Fri Mar 10, 2023 3:49 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5283
Views: 1850675

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Craig wrote: Thu Mar 09, 2023 10:08 am The rare Bourbon (aka Pappy) lottery is back. Looks like prices have risen a bit on this thing.
Yup. Load up the cart with $1500 worth of Pappy and expect a final bill of $0. :-? Rinse and repeat for next time.