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by Cass
Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:43 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Indie Alehouse Stout Night - 10th Anniversary
Replies: 2
Views: 1318

Re: Indie Alehouse Stout Night - 10th Anniversary

Anyone going to go to Stout Night 2022?

https://stoutnight.com/
by Cass
Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:42 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Amsterdam Brewery
Replies: 50
Views: 19849

Re: Amsterdam Brewery

Too bad it’s the same night as Indie’s Stout Night!
by Cass
Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: beerbistro
Replies: 43
Views: 21212

Re: beerbistro

I had a bit of time to kill yesterday afternoon so I stopped into Beerbistro for the first time in what feels like forever. Still had a fairly lively vibe for a Saturday afternoon, but helped by the World Cup game that was on. Was served by a friendly bartender who seemed to be quite knowledgeable a...
by Cass
Sun Nov 27, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Okay...someone explain 11.9 abv to me...
Replies: 17
Views: 5913

Re: Okay...someone explain 11.9 abv to me...

It's a good question and you're right, not easy to find info about it. The importing page on the LCBO website doesn't specify % splits between beer and spirits. However, on this page it still says: 4. Beer or malt liquor of alcohol strength greater than of 11.9% is excluded from the definition of be...
by Cass
Fri Nov 25, 2022 5:31 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 2560

Re: Goose Island Black Friday 2021

Always gotta check Bar Towel! :D
by Cass
Fri Nov 25, 2022 8:40 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 2560

Re: Goose Island Black Friday 2021

Looks like the LCBO.com release and the brewhouse tapping has been pushed a week, to Dec. 2nd.



by Cass
Mon Nov 14, 2022 4:21 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 2560

Re: Goose Island Black Friday 2021

Info for those who celebrate :)

https://www.gooseisland.ca/bourboncountystout

LCBO.com release at 10am on 25th. Looks like a non-ticketed event at the brewpub this year pouring it.
by Cass
Fri Nov 11, 2022 12:22 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Waterloo Brewing
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: Waterloo Brewing

Thanks for the tip! I realize that it is nowhere near the same anymore, but I have fond memories of Waterloo Dark from university days drinking pitchers at a pub near the UofT campus. Good times!
by Cass
Wed Nov 09, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Vancouver Updates
Replies: 42
Views: 17451

Re: Vancouver Updates

Thanks for the great writeup @seangm!

Yeah, Vancouver has stunning beauty and the beer is totally fine. I obviously enjoy it when I'm there but probably wouldn't dedicate a trip to Vancouver just for beer.
by Cass
Wed Nov 09, 2022 7:56 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: FoBaB
Replies: 5
Views: 3307

Re: FoBaB

That seems way smaller and more relaxed than I expected. Did it get busier than that? Nope. They moved to a massive space, the basketball arena for the university team. There were beer booths where the concessions are, and you could sit in any seat and walk up and down the aisles. There was a ton o...
by Cass
Wed Nov 09, 2022 12:27 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: FoBaB
Replies: 5
Views: 3307

Re: FoBaB

If anyone's interested in what FOBAB is like nowadays, I went last weekend and did another 'Quick Beer' video about it.

http://www.aquickbeer.com/#fobab

by Cass
Wed Nov 02, 2022 1:07 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Muskoka Brewery
Replies: 11
Views: 1830

Re: Muskoka Brewery

Lots of activity in the industry recently. Here's more. Muskoka Brewery Acquires Rally Beer Company I kind of laugh at Rally Beer (which I am not sure I have ever seen or interacted with), as they are a beer with electrolytes. Years ago Sleeman made a beer with coconut water targeted at active folk...
by Cass
Tue Nov 01, 2022 9:46 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Chicago
Replies: 74
Views: 40647

Re: Chicago

Heading back to FoBaB again this weekend, first time since pre-covid. Excited to explore Chicago again, it's always a good time. I'm planning on doing some shooting like in Pittsburgh and cutting together another Quick Beer video. If anyone happens to be going this weekend, let me know!
by Cass
Mon Oct 24, 2022 1:03 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Side Launch - Mountain Lager discontinued - WTF?
Replies: 20
Views: 6298

Re: Side Launch - Mountain Lager discontinued - WTF?

What I really wish is that Hancock takes his core recipes and resurrects the Denison's brand and brewpub. I wonder if any enterprising brewery in Ontario has approached him to bring the brand back as a part of a broader portfolio. I'm sure he doesn't want to do all the heavy lifting at this stage o...
by Cass
Sat Oct 22, 2022 10:44 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Cask Days 2022
Replies: 13
Views: 999

Re: Cask Days 2022

A great time, old tokens being disregarded notwithstanding: