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by sofakingdrunk
Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:23 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2511982

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: 16889
Views: 2511982

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: 16889
Views: 2511982

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: 289
Views: 79653

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: 5034
Views: 1337453

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: 16889
Views: 2511982

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: 359

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: 1152
Views: 270127

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: 5034
Views: 1337453

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: 16889
Views: 2511982

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...
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Nov 02, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Beer Trading & Private Ordering
Topic: ISO: Blood Brothers Patrick Bateman
Replies: 4
Views: 490

Re: ISO: Blood Brothers Patrick Bateman

I love the label and the beer name. Of course you must listen to some Huey Lewis while drinking it, though.
I’ve heard from a couple people about being disappointed in it.
by sofakingdrunk
Sun Oct 31, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1337453

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Wondering where the seasonal lists are these days??? Found I&G Vintage today 457333 at 19.95 per bottle. aged 6 years and potential to cellar. Looking for 2021 Fullers Vintage ale to arrive and hopefully Sam Smiths Winter Welcome comes back this year Fullers vintage is in stores now. Had a bott...
by sofakingdrunk
Fri Oct 29, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1337453

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Picked up this year's Amsterdam Flight Pack as it contains Tempest. However it also contains their Kerstmis Bier doppelbock with retro graphics, from what I can find this is a resurrection of a discontinued beer from the early 2000s. Amsterdam is funny in that I can't find any mention of it on thei...
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: 2021 Spring Ontario Craft Beers and Imports at the LCBO
Replies: 8
Views: 2411

Re: 2021 Spring Ontario Craft Beers and Imports at the LCBO

Looks like it’s 3 variants with a glass. I picked up the glass last year, and if it’s the same it’s nice. Stemless goblet with some cool artwork. The Maksim is the stand out beer of the three in the package I think. Really good gift pack. https://www.wellingtonbrewery.ca/beers/small-batch-seasonals/...
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Oct 12, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: 2021 Spring Ontario Craft Beers and Imports at the LCBO
Replies: 8
Views: 2411

Re: 2021 Spring Ontario Craft Beers and Imports at the LCBO

I've been happily using https://lcbo.watch/new-releases to keep an eye on new releases as they're listed. It's not quite the same as having the seasonal lists as I've noticed some beers show up in store that I never saw on the website, but it's been pretty handy overall. I use this too, and also oc...