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by sofakingdrunk
Sun May 19, 2024 8:21 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout
Replies: 94
Views: 36726

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: 3000

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: 16952
Views: 3297278

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: 430

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: 16952
Views: 3297278

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: 111098

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: 26062

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: 57
Views: 12100

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: 4934

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...
by sofakingdrunk
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:07 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Lot 41 - Delta Marriott Pearson Airport
Replies: 5
Views: 3034

Re: Lot 41 - Delta Marriott Pearson Airport

The place closest to my work, The Shakespeare Arms, was one of those places pretty much forever. They just recently got a single rotating tap of craft, which seems like it's ending up just alternating Great Lakes IPAs. Such a nice change. I haven’t been into Shakeys for probably 15 years, despite l...
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Feb 06, 2024 7:50 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 57
Views: 12100

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

I wish we could get Two Hearted here. I have a Quick Beer video trip to Kalamazoo in March and I'm trying to get an interview with Bell's. Since they're now owned by Kirin/Lion I guess the old reasons for why they never came to Ontario – supposedly Larry Bell refused to deal with LCBO – don't apply...
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Feb 03, 2024 7:10 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 57
Views: 12100

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

Was so happy to find this thread, it made my get an account. Agree with lots of the above. 1. Boneshaker 2. Lake Effect/Octopus/Karma Citra 3. Headstock 4. Lone Pine 5. Mad Tom. I miss Smashbomb. It was the beer that turned me to IPA's and with all the hazy stuff flying monkey does now, I wish they...
by sofakingdrunk
Wed Jan 31, 2024 10:23 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Royal City
Replies: 7
Views: 4934

Re: Royal City

There is a “lager-fest” happening at Royal City on Family Day weekend. There’s some big hitters from the Ontario lager scene attending. Godspeed,True History and Sonnen Hill will all be there. Shortfinger and Willibald amoung others. Each of the past 3-4 years I’ve looked forward to Royal City relea...
by sofakingdrunk
Wed Jan 31, 2024 10:17 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Fairweather Brewing
Replies: 16
Views: 17533

Re: Fairweather Brewing

Seems that High Grade is making its way to LCBO. A welcome addition.
by sofakingdrunk
Sat Jan 27, 2024 12:25 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Sparrow brewing
Replies: 5
Views: 2037

Sparrow brewing

I’m a little surprised there isn’t a thread already on Sparrow. I’ve been drinking their stuff for a couple years now and they’re going from strength to strength. Each time I stop in, they are always quite busy and it’s seemingly become a really popular spot with locals. Turning into a real neighbou...