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by sofakingdrunk
Sat Jul 13, 2024 9:25 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 16714

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

Currently sipping on a 3moon Left Hand Path(mosiac). It’s very very good. Admittedly, I’m a bit of a mosiac whore, but this is a delicious beer. Nice white grapefruit pith and pomelo flavours up front, some mulberry kicking around in there and a solid bitter finish. This is the second of the Left Ha...
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Jul 06, 2024 11:40 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422001

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Goodlot-Top of the morning stout..... canning date, November ‘23 Do you (or others) feel 'freshness' matters so much with a stout? I know it can make a difference with hoppy beers, but I've never thought there was much concern with other styles. I don’t feel “freshness” is such a big deal with stou...
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Jul 06, 2024 12:31 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422001

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Goodlot-Top of the morning stout. Really quite underwhelming. Generally what I’ve had from Goodlot is very middle of the road, so not really surprised. After drinking, I checked the canning date, November ‘23 Merit-Young Rival ipa. I havn’t had this in probably 7 years or so, I was surprised to see ...
by sofakingdrunk
Sun Jun 30, 2024 8:09 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: 2024 LCBO Summer Release
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Re: 2024 LCBO Summer Release

anthony9 wrote: Sat Jun 29, 2024 7:51 pm
Craig wrote: Sat Jun 29, 2024 7:38 pm That's already in stores, so go get it if you want it
Thanks, I just checked and even the normally good Victoria Park store doesn't have it.

Yep. I’ve seen it in a couple stores in Guelph already.
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Jun 22, 2024 9:40 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Short Finger Brewing
Replies: 7
Views: 1320

Re: Short Finger Brewing

They do great stuff. I’d agree with Mathew and Sammy, neck and neck with Sparrow for best brewery in the area now. Shortfinger does more unique stuff by a long shot though.
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Jun 15, 2024 11:14 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422001

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Sparrow’s Sir Richard’s Wobbly pop Pilsner. On the higher end of abv for a pils(5.9) and more bitter than most. I really enjoy the ramped up bitterness. I had this when they first opened(pandemic times…mid 2020) and I seem to think I enjoyed it a lot more, not sure if it’s changed or it’s just me. S...
by sofakingdrunk
Sun May 19, 2024 8:21 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout
Replies: 94
Views: 43150

Re: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout

I miss Goose Island Sofie. I’d love them to bring that back to lcbo.
by sofakingdrunk
Sun May 19, 2024 8:18 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Spring Release ???
Replies: 10
Views: 4993

Re: Spring Release ???

anthony9 wrote: Sun May 19, 2024 1:17 pm Just picked some up. I hope it's as good as so many have said.

Tangential, but just experienced by far the most helpful LCBO employee in my entire adult life.
They must be new.
by sofakingdrunk
Sun May 19, 2024 8:15 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422001

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Recently a good amount of Royal City Station Stout. A nitro stout, no widget. Sticker on the can advising to shake before opening, and pour aggressively. Nice creamy body with a beautiful cascade on the aggressive pour. Milk chocolate and mocha flavours for the most part. I think I’d prefer it a tou...
by sofakingdrunk
Thu May 09, 2024 9:07 am
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: The Poacher - Burlington
Replies: 3
Views: 1249

Re: The Poacher - Burlington

I’d visit if I was in the area.
Don’t get a pint of Pride very often these days.
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Mar 12, 2024 8:32 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422001

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Quite surprise to see Bellwoods Greenbelly TIPA in the LCBO. I don’t tend to get behind tipas as they’re usually too seeet for me. Had a Greenbelly a couple years back though and it’s one of the very few I enjoyed.
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Mar 12, 2024 8:30 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Nickel Brook Brewing
Replies: 234
Views: 114217

Re: Nickel Brook Brewing

Have to admit I've pretty much given up on Nickel Brook. Too bad as I enjoyed them back in the day. Something seems off now, though. I’m kind of the same opinion….i tend to just gloss over them if I’m in the LCBO grabbing stuff. Unlike most, I was never a big headstock guy to begin with. All this b...
by sofakingdrunk
Thu Mar 07, 2024 8:58 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out
Replies: 83
Views: 32112

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

El Pinguino wrote: Wed Mar 06, 2024 3:00 pm I never managed to try any Cassel beers. it does feel a bit weird having Ontario breweries open and close without having ever sampled their goods.


I’ve never even heard of them.
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Feb 24, 2024 10:40 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 16714

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

I think I'll have to do a taste test for WC IPAs and WC DIPAs when I finish my current non-alcoholic binge, lol. Wonder if Bellwoods will ever re-do the original Witchshark recipe? Sure hope so. The new versions isn’t a patch on the original. Although, to be fair I havnt had Witchshark in 3-4 years...
by sofakingdrunk
Sun Feb 18, 2024 8:03 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Royal City
Replies: 7
Views: 5348

Re: Royal City

As expected, the Godspeed/De La Senne collab was the standout. Incredibly clean and crisp with a light Smokey finish. Not surprised at all that the keg was gone before the end of the first night. True History was also really really good along with the Sonnen Hill. Goodlot’s Pilsner really hit the sp...