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by beerstodiscover
Sun Dec 12, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339740

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Sipping Tynt Meadow right now. This is definitely English, with a bitter hop edge and some chocolate notes bordering on stout territory. Drinks like a dubbel but I can’t think of anything quite like it.
by beerstodiscover
Wed Nov 17, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339740

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

I'm also thirsting for English ales. I picked up a "cask in a box" of Granite 's Best Bitter Special and thoroughly enjoyed it. Also, I highly recommend Paniza Brewing's Supernova (English Pale Ale/Strong Bitter). It was on tap at Toronto Fall Beerfest. I am not sure where else to get more...
by beerstodiscover
Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Fall BeerFest TO
Replies: 4
Views: 865

Fall BeerFest TO

It looks like a semi-normal beer fest is scheduled next month in Toronto. It seems to be all outdoors, vaccine proof required, and masks on except when drinking/eating. They haven't announced breweries ("Approximately 30 brewers from across Ontario", nor entertainment ("Live music lin...
by beerstodiscover
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Godspeed Brewery
Replies: 149
Views: 74591

Re: Godspeed Brewery

These guys continue to excite an impress. Highlights from the last little while. Kaede - A Still Maple Beer - I had high hopes and this was better than expected. Quite sweet, but I do love maple syrup. The 250 ml bottle is a shareable portion for sure. Irori - Peated Scotch Lager - Great smokey scot...
by beerstodiscover
Sat May 01, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Bevi Birra
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Bevi Birra

Finally visited this bottle shop just north of Toronto on Hwy 27 in Vaughan. They have a great selection of Ontario brews as well as some ciders, wine, snacks, etc. I am not sure how they are operating as non-brewery, non-restaurant bottle shop (no food purchase required)—but I ain't complaining. Ex...
by beerstodiscover
Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: LCBO Online Exclusives
Replies: 644
Views: 235099

Re: LCBO Online Exclusives

I think with the loosened booze restrictions Keep6 and others are moving things through non-LCBO channels now. I'm not sure what you mean by this. I'm referring to restaurants getting the right to sell alcohol to go during COVID. For instance, Keep6 is still importing exclusive beer/wine/spirits, b...
by beerstodiscover
Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: LCBO Online Exclusives
Replies: 644
Views: 235099

Re: LCBO Online Exclusives

Looking at their online exclusive category, it looks pretty pathetic and nothing is available There hasn't been a whole lot going on with online exclusives for a while. I think with the loosened booze restrictions Keep6 and others are moving things through non-LCBO channels now. Since they can't co...
by beerstodiscover
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514271

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Great Lakes Brewery Beard of Zeus (2014) — I remember picking this up and being delighted by the "best AFTER Dec 31, 2014" label. That trend never took off. For me, barley wines are very hit and miss, this one is still a hit with lots of barrel, bourbon and malty goodness enduring after 7 ...
by beerstodiscover
Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514271

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor — I didn’t even know this hit shelves! Great stuff. I’m on a real kick for golden bitter Belgians, when I can find them.
by beerstodiscover
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339740

Re: Orval the hills and far away...

This batch didn't strike me a especially different. But if memory serves, we wouldn't normally see Orval quite so fresh. More Brett is always a good thing, let's hope it builds up to a sweet spot in the coming months. (And we see more batches).
by beerstodiscover
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514271

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Aventinus Eisbock (2018) - All this frigidity had me reaching for one of these that I picked up on clearance a while back. Very much enjoying it. Gladly so because I found the current LCBO batch (small bottles) very unpalatable, harshly boozy. Perhaps I just wasn't in the mood or the cellaring mello...
by beerstodiscover
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Godspeed Brewery
Replies: 149
Views: 74591

Re: Sklepník

Sklepník Ve Dřevě - Wood Edition Having this now. In addition to the nice hop and malt profiles, this lager definitely has something special going on — I can't really put my finger on it (and I missed out on the non-wood version). It's some kind of funky-woody layer. Godspeed says is has a "pl...
by beerstodiscover
Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:44 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339740

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

S. St. Jeb wrote:Czechvar Dark Lager
I don't know if there's anything special about this, but I wanted to try it last time it was in the LCBO and didn't manage to get any.
I quite enjoy it, great price too. Glad to see it in cans.
by beerstodiscover
Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339740

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

I happened upon St-Feuillien Saison the other day. It doesn't seem to be listed online yet but it's fresh and drinking mighty fine. I think this is my favourite saison.
by beerstodiscover
Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339740

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

beerstodiscover wrote:Oskar Blues Can-O-Bliss Double IPA - Canned...
I think I misread the can or there’s two batches. I saw cans today dated Dec 1.