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by sofakingdrunk
Sat Aug 13, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Are there any kick-ass breweries I'm missing?
Replies: 12
Views: 239

Re: Are there any kick-ass breweries I'm missing?

Town makes some of the best IPAs in the province, in my opinion. I would say they're perhaps not quite as dense/sweet as some Badlands and 3M, but that's why I like them so much, I find them more balanced for my palate. Rouge River make some excellent hazy IPAs as well. I like Town ok, nut as much ...
by sofakingdrunk
Thu Aug 11, 2022 11:17 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Are there any kick-ass breweries I'm missing?
Replies: 12
Views: 239

Re: Are there any kick-ass breweries I'm missing?

Barncat is right on par, if not better than 3moon and badlands IMO. Unfortunately no shipping, and not great hours if your. It local. Willibald makes really good hazies as well. They do ship I believe. Counterpart should be in your radar but not sure if they ship or not. I’d also suggest Dominion ci...
by sofakingdrunk
Tue Jul 05, 2022 12:21 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1119

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

Cameron’s RPA?? I used to think that it was a fantastic beer. The original version, the one available only in bombers…not this newest re-release version that was completely different. I’ll also throw out the original Witchshark from Bellwoods. Last time I had it, maybe 2 years ago it was a completel...
by sofakingdrunk
Wed Apr 20, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5069
Views: 1412838

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: 4340

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: 5069
Views: 1412838

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: 5667

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: 16916
Views: 2611930

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: 16916
Views: 2611930

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: 16916
Views: 2611930

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: 16916
Views: 2611930

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: 89080

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: 5069
Views: 1412838

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: 16916
Views: 2611930

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: 671

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.