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by Cass
Tue Apr 09, 2024 9:21 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Godspeed - Je Me Souviens
Replies: 8
Views: 8306

Re: Godspeed - Je Me Souviens

Yeah, Unibroue was one of my early beer obsessions and one of the reasons I started beer writing. I still buy the mix pack from TBS from time to time. Want a crazy internet beer trip? Check these out: https://bartowel.com/ub.phtml https://bartowel.com/ubhist.phtml https://bartowel.com/qc.phtml https...
by Cass
Tue Apr 09, 2024 9:11 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Jasper, AB and Revelstoke, BC
Replies: 8
Views: 1740

Re: Jasper, AB and Revelstoke, BC

And here's the ep from Revelstoke. A fun town & a nice trip to the mountains this year!

by Cass
Sat Apr 06, 2024 9:26 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Godspeed - Je Me Souviens
Replies: 8
Views: 8306

Re: Godspeed - Je Me Souviens

This event is back at the end of the month, with a feature on Unibroue. They were one of my early faves back in the day and nice to still see them getting some love. Curious to see what beers they’ll have.

by Cass
Wed Apr 03, 2024 9:19 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Greg Clow to close Canadian Beer News
Replies: 12
Views: 1839

Re: Greg Clow to close Canadian Beer News

Always odd to make announcements on Apr 1, but it was acquired by the CBA folks so I wouldn't be surprised they try to get things back up and running, in some form.
by Cass
Tue Apr 02, 2024 6:07 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Zwanze
Replies: 26
Views: 21445

Re: Zwanze

Thanks for the update. Nice to see Volo keeping things chill with the no ticket thing.

Banger of a Cantillon tap lineup!
by Cass
Tue Apr 02, 2024 1:58 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Is lining up for beer releases a thing of the past?
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Is lining up for beer releases a thing of the past?

I think so, at least in Ontario. The frenzies of DFH 60 and peaking with Westy seem like ancient history. Americans still seem to clamour for hot releases (are there still lines at Hill Farmstead?), but I just don't think folks here would do it. And as the overall quality and accessibly of good beer...
by Cass
Sat Mar 30, 2024 10:15 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Barrel Heart Brewing and Blending
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: Barrel Heart Brewing and Blending

Thanks for the update! I stopped in at their old location on the way back from a road trip last year (although Google Maps didn't know where it was). I had a nice chat and beer with Mark then. Glad they've moved to a spot closer to town. Will definitely head for a visit soon.
by Cass
Fri Mar 22, 2024 6:28 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Bar Volo 2.0
Replies: 25
Views: 23846

Re: Bar Volo 2.0

I give a lot of credit to Volo for breaking the mold on tickets for the releases. I think they came to the conclusion (which is something I've felt about local drinkers) that there isn't a huge market for advance ticket sales for this kind of thing. They probably do better and it's overall less of a...
by Cass
Fri Mar 22, 2024 5:17 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program
Replies: 8
Views: 2759

Re: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program

Of what should be a surprise to no one, the booze in the parks was not a problem.

https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/202 ... 244246.pdf
by Cass
Fri Mar 22, 2024 5:14 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Bar Volo 2.0
Replies: 25
Views: 23846

Re: Bar Volo 2.0

anthony9 wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 12:26 pm Hopefully the Zwanze information comes out soon.
They're on the list. I highly expect it will be like previous years which is a no-ticket drop in.
by Cass
Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:08 am
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Bar Volo 2.0
Replies: 25
Views: 23846

Re: Bar Volo 2.0

Looks like Volo got their patio for the year.

https://secure.toronto.ca/council/agend ... 24.MM16.32
by Cass
Fri Mar 22, 2024 8:20 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Down to my last bottle of Boon Gueuze
Replies: 19
Views: 6712

Re: Down to my last bottle of Boon Gueuze

Damn, how did you find this thread?? :P
by Cass
Tue Mar 19, 2024 7:38 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: The Gem on Davenport Closed
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: The Gem on Dupont Closed

Tapsucker wrote: Tue Mar 19, 2024 4:19 pm Minor correction: Davenport.
Thank you - fixed!
by Cass
Tue Mar 19, 2024 3:40 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: The Gem on Davenport Closed
Replies: 2
Views: 215

The Gem on Davenport Closed

Haven't been in a while before it closed due to the fire but sad news to see a long-standing pub close. A fond memory of mine at the Gem was it was where I went immediately after I received my first-ever Bar Towel branded merch - some simply designed blue coasters. I stuck one under the glass at a t...