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by austin
Sat Jul 15, 2023 9:47 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: True History Brewing
Replies: 6
Views: 5718

True History Brewing

Had a good time last night at True History (St. Clair - Dufferin). It's an all German brewpub making great brews. Had the Dortmunder and Hefeweizen, both were classics, lots of body and flavour. Worth the trip to Dufferin and St. Clair for some tasty pints. Food is available.
by austin
Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Local and Imported Beer Reviews
Topic: Anchor Porter
Replies: 12
Views: 5637

This is a good one. Great to get so much flavour without the high alcohol. I think RB gives it a 99 and deservedly so.
by austin
Mon Oct 06, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Which LCBO Beers Do You Miss The Most?
Replies: 89
Views: 41463

Fuller's 1845
by austin
Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Best Toronto beer event to date?
Replies: 16
Views: 6209

The first Cask Days at Volo in '05 meeting all the beer geeks and the 15 - 20 cask ales which seemed amazing at that time. The Stones night at Volo in Feb./10 was crazy good. Drinking anything Stones makes you appreciate a good mild. The day after both events I'm still trying to forget.
by austin
Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Dieu du Ciel Summer Solstice take-over day - Bar Volo Aug 23
Replies: 29
Views: 10009

This is ridiculous. Is Keep6 not the sole agent for Dieu Du Ciel? C'mon Ralph, there should be no admittance charge for this event.
by austin
Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery expanding
Replies: 7
Views: 2975

When I read this I couldn't believe it. It's 2 blocks from where I grew up and currently living. It's great news but hazardous to health. This will drop my life expectancy by at least 10 years!!

by austin
Sun May 26, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: LCBO Brasserie Dupont Brewery Feature - March 2013
Replies: 107
Views: 43861

The good news is there's more Saison on order.
by austin
Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Cask Days 2012 @ The Brick Works - Oct 27 & 28
Replies: 71
Views: 22218

Great day for cask days despite the weather. Tempest, Hellwoods, Red Racer ESB and Indie's Double Barrel Pumkin were highlights. Can't wait for next year. Thanks again Ralph.
by austin
Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Local and Imported Beer Reviews
Topic: Bellwoods Hellwoods
Replies: 19
Views: 8109

The good news is that both Hellwoods and Tempest will be at Cask Days
by austin
Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Mekong - Richmond, VA
Replies: 2
Views: 2557

Great story, not that i'll be in or around Richmond anytime soon but I love hearing this kind of stuff, thanks. I'm sure there thousands of bars and restaurants that have the unusual tap or bottle, somewhere off the beaten path.
by austin
Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Local and Imported Beer Reviews
Topic: Dominus Vobiscum Lupulus
Replies: 15
Views: 6080

Great news for sure, one of the best beers brewed in the country. To get this complex brew year-round would be a huge bonus in Ont.
by austin
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Cask at The Monarch Tavern
Replies: 12
Views: 7887

This is good news albeit surprising. I remember the Monarch as a an old watering hole at 20 cents a glass to wash down a veal sandwich from Bitondo's across the street. Wow, and now cask ale......holy moly.
by austin
Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: LCBO Spring 2012 Release
Replies: 316
Views: 99003

Maybe the best single release the board has given us.
by austin
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Local and Imported Beer Reviews
Topic: Charlevoix DV Double
Replies: 9
Views: 3606

Just tried this last night. It's a good one not to be missed. Charlevoix rarely disappoints. Could be the best of the release.
by austin
Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Coming Soon to the LCBO
Replies: 3108
Views: 1282578

Lupulus is a good one. Those living close to the Que. border are lucky. Looking forward to its arrival.