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by Tapsucker
Thu Sep 15, 2022 4:49 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Great Lakes Brewpub (Queen's Quay / Jarvis)
Replies: 18
Views: 5198

Re: Great Lakes Brewpub (Queen's Quay / Jarvis)

GLB has managed to annoy me. A fellow beer lover and I today decided to check this place out. We travelled a considerable distance to check it out. Before setting out, I checked the website to see if it was open. It stated it was. When we got there, it was closed for a private event. No, not an emer...
by Tapsucker
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:43 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Galapagos Islands
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Galapagos Islands

Boobies! Tee Hee Hee.

Sorry, I have some growing up to do.
by Tapsucker
Sat Jul 16, 2022 10:20 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Amsterdam Brewery
Replies: 47
Views: 19013

Re: Amsterdam Brewery

At least it should be good fun watching people confuse Danish and Dutch. :roll:
by Tapsucker
Tue Jul 05, 2022 9:16 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1414

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

[So, to circle back, would there be an award winning stock ale? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: deep breath :lol: :lol: :lol: But maybe the hipster trends of drinking 50 or Black Label might reawaken the conversation. Personally, I would nominate Northern Ale as a good candidate. Wo...
by Tapsucker
Tue Jul 05, 2022 9:12 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1414

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

Last time I had Bell's Two Hearted was 2018, and even by then I thought it had less bite, though I still loved it. Every time I revisit a west coast IPA they seem to have less bite than I remember, so I suspect breweries are tweaking the hop schedule to tone down the bitterness. Admittedly the styl...
by Tapsucker
Fri Jul 01, 2022 5:13 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1414

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

Is there a uniquely Canadian beer style, that we have a world class example of? Hmmm. I have occasionally thought about this. I don't think there is a uniquely Canadian style of beer, but there is possibly a very Canadian regional history or preference. I'm getting at some history here, rather than...
by Tapsucker
Fri Jul 01, 2022 12:17 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 23
Views: 1414

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

LOL, you beat me to it. Gritstone and Connors both came to my mind. I had forgotten about Dragon's Breath, but liked it too. +1 on the Gritstone and Conners Bitter. Also the aforementioned early Upper Canada efforts. I also used to really enjoy the Formosa Springs draft lager. It would be pretty ha...
by Tapsucker
Fri Jun 24, 2022 1:44 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Stone goes to Sapporo
Replies: 9
Views: 631

Re: Stone goes to Sapporo

Sapporo is DA MAAN!!!!
by Tapsucker
Sat Jun 18, 2022 12:51 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Montreal
Replies: 57
Views: 29096

Re: Montreal

I did not know about Dispensaire. That sounds like it would have been great to check out. I did manage to get to Amere for a night cap and it was as pleasant as always. I had lunch at VIces, it's the best time to go as it's not crazy busy like at night and I was nearby for work anyway. Benelux is st...
by Tapsucker
Fri Jun 17, 2022 2:56 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Pedal Pubs in Toronto
Replies: 18
Views: 1296

Re: Pedal Pubs in Toronto

Maybe we should give him some credit. Perhaps he thought pedal pubs without alcohol were a stupid idea. :lol:
by Tapsucker
Tue Jun 07, 2022 3:43 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16916
Views: 2627818

Re: What're you drinking right now?

NEIPAs should not be astringent, are you experiencing this from a certain producer or with the style in general? I would not say the style in general, just many examples. There are definitely good ones out there, they are just not always easy to find. This is why I appreciate the Granite. Just step...
by Tapsucker
Mon Jun 06, 2022 11:50 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16916
Views: 2627818

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Having a Granite Brand New Day. I've grown a little tired of NEIPAs, mostly due to their astringency, but this one worked well last year and in back in fine form. The aroma is the ticket to ride. I'm glad it looks like it it wasn't just a one off, but might be a seasonal rotation.
by Tapsucker
Mon Jun 06, 2022 11:46 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Montreal
Replies: 57
Views: 29096

Re: Montreal

I'm finally going to shed my baby/chicken legs and do some intercity travel. I plan to be in Montreal next week and my schedule should allow for at least one late afternoon into evening of beer exploration. I have many favourites, but the world has changed so much in the last two years. Any suggesti...
by Tapsucker
Mon May 23, 2022 1:03 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: The Second Wedge
Replies: 3
Views: 348

The Second Wedge

I just heard The Second Wedge in Uxbridge sustained some major damage in Saturday's storm. I've never tried their beers or seen them available in my usual shopping spots. Now would be a good time to give them some support. Anybody see their stuff at the LCBO or in indy bottle shops? I hope they reco...