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by sofakingdrunk
Wed Apr 20, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385942

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

dale cannon wrote: Wed Apr 20, 2022 9:05 pm All kinds of Orval out there now.
Well, that’s a very pleasant surprise. I didn’t know we were getting it back this year.
by sofakingdrunk
Fri Mar 25, 2022 11:57 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Spearhead Brewing Company
Replies: 14
Views: 4101

Re: Spearhead Brewing Company

Despite all the negative comments above, these guys are still going strong. I've made two on-line orders from them this year, and while I'll skip the details, I wanted to give a shout out to Stephanie Whittaker for great customer service. I always liked 'em! Pick up any good seasonals? I’ve heard f...
by sofakingdrunk
Wed Mar 02, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385942

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

A whole bunch of new listings coming. https://lcbo.watch/new-releases A few highlights: Bellwoods Bellweiser, Ghost Orchid and new Jelly variant; Left Field hazy IPA; Blood Brothers Autopop; Karma Citra seems to be back early. Hazy variant of Amsterdam Fracture might be good too, I've been liking t...
by sofakingdrunk
Thu Feb 24, 2022 5:08 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Sourpalooza: hosted by Exchange Brewery, 2022 March 26
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Re: Sourpalooza: hosted by Exchange Brewery, 2022 March 26

I like sours but find I drink far fewer these days. I tend to prefer wild fermented and aged or blended ones vs. kettle sours, which sometimes have an unpleasant one dimensional sourness. Either way though I don't think my enamel or heartburn could handle an entire festival of sour beers though, yi...
by sofakingdrunk
Sun Feb 20, 2022 7:28 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2577209

Re: What're you drinking right now?

A good few cans of Barncat’s ESB. It’s fantastic. Full malty body, a little bit nutty. Got a bit of that classic British earth hop thing going on and just about perfect carbonation. The only thing missing for me is that kind of marmalade-y yeasty flavour you get from some of the true best of the sty...
by sofakingdrunk
Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:23 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2577209

Re: What're you drinking right now?

tempImageacy3q6.gif Snowmageddon beers! On a whim I ordered a 12 pack of Creemore Urbock from their online store, mostly for nostalgia's sake. (A decent deal, $35.95 for 12 x 473ml including doorstep delivery.) Honestly wish I could remember what it used to taste like from the old days, as I rememb...
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Jan 15, 2022 11:30 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2577209

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Robohop. Big bold and beautiful. I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords. I had one last night as well. I found it really sweet,almost getting into TIPA territory. It’s been going more and more this way the past couple versions that I’ve had. It’s a long long way from the big bitter bastard tha...
by sofakingdrunk
Thu Dec 23, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2577209

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Bellwoods Skeleton Key, ginger snap version- it’s a big beer. You can absolutely taste the 12%, it’s quite hot. The rum barrel comes through really nicely but I think it’s a bit overshadowed by all the heavy spices. It’s a bit like a dark and stormy/impy stout/carrot cake mix. Lots of big bold spice...
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Dec 18, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 297
Views: 86422

Re: Great Lakes

I concur, Thrust is tasting really nice this year; one of the best in recent memory. Lake Effect however? Wasn't as impressed, flavour profile seemed flat/dialed down. I noticed this with Lake Effect when I bought some on the day it was released. Ended up buying a couple more cans a few weeks later...
by sofakingdrunk
Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385942

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

It's certainly unbelievable how the craft beer landscape has changed; now we get new beers weekly! I agree about the Deschutes, will be nice to see a traditional winter warmer. I used to look forward to Sam Smith's Winter Welcome, but unfortunately it hasn't been around for a few years now. Indeed,...
by sofakingdrunk
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2577209

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Gateway city Rye Pale Ale- my first beer from these guys and I really enjoyed it. Nice little kick from the rye, good amount of bitterness, lots of orange and marmalade action going on. I’ll definitely buy again. Barncat Port barrel Rat Queen-tonnes of dried fruit flavours, prune and golden raisin. ...
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: The Brain - Hamilton
Replies: 3
Views: 551

Re: The Brain - Hamilton

That’s a pretty solid tap list. It might be one of the few and very last places where one could get some Half Hours on earth before it’s all disappeared for good.
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation
Replies: 1154
Views: 280672

Re: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation

Throwing this one out there to some of you folks who are probably more knowledgeable than me about tequila/mezcal. I’m looking for a decent bottle to gift to someone who has just recently started drinking tequila. I’m looking for something that will be good value, and not break the bank. Any insight...
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5055
Views: 1385942

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

I have seen some of the chatter about Timothy Taylor and I have to admit I didn't realize it had such a reputation. Very much looking forward to that Jubelale! probably a combination of the beers reputation and the complete lack of proper English beer at both the lcbo and in Ontario in general anyb...
by sofakingdrunk
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2577209

Re: What're you drinking right now?

The collecte Arts BBA Porter. From the gift pack containing two 355ml cans and a glass. I must say, I prefer this smaller two can format vs the one larger bottle from Last years. The beer itself is beautiful. So much barrel presence. I’m going to have to buy another couple of packs to get a good few...