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by Cass
Sun Jan 29, 2023 6:08 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Nova Scotia
Replies: 50
Views: 26424

Re: Nova Scotia

Welcome back screw2000! Nice to see a few of the gang return to the forum!

Thanks for the update. Looking forward to checking out Halifax again, hopefully soon!
by Cass
Fri Jan 27, 2023 11:01 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Prenup Pub - College St.
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Prenup Pub - College St.

I think it might have been that Einstein was still operating down the road and had more local craft options at great prices and maybe Einstein's diviness (izzat a word?) appealed to me more. Man, I remember downing many a pitcher at Einstein back in my UofT days. I kind of wish I went back one last...
by Cass
Fri Jan 27, 2023 3:14 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Prenup Pub - College St.
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Prenup Pub - College St.

I don’t think there’s ever been a dedicated thread about this place, but it’s been mentioned a few times here and there. Stopped in today for what is probably the first time, I can’t remember if I’ve ever been. Across the street from UofT (where I went to school) but also can’t remember if/what it w...
by Cass
Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:40 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Merchant Ale House
Replies: 14
Views: 2981

Re: Merchant Ale House

Thanks for reviving the old thread about Merchant! One of those places I've never been, but glad to hear they're still going.
by Cass
Fri Jan 20, 2023 9:25 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout
Replies: 64
Views: 5311

Re: Goose Island Black Friday & Bourbon County Stout

For anyone that may be interested, they got some BCS back on LCBO.com. Possibly cancelled orders? 66 bottles available as of right now.

https://www.lcbo.com/en/goose-island-bo ... out-549691
by Cass
Fri Jan 13, 2023 7:45 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: France 2023 Beer Notes
Replies: 35
Views: 1069

Re: France 2023 Beer Notes

No, doesn't work. Will see further what I can do at this end. The photo thing definitely isn’t you Gary. I’ve uploaded pics and they show up sideways too. Craig ID’d the issue above but clicking on them they show up right way up so that’s ok. Thanks for adding more updates from your trip, it sounds...
by Cass
Wed Jan 11, 2023 3:36 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Chicago
Replies: 78
Views: 41805

Re: Chicago

shintriad wrote: Wed Jan 11, 2023 1:06 pm I was frantically taking notes...
Yeah, I think I crammed too much in this video. I think it's better for future ones to have a bit fewer places and a bit more detail, so they aren't as rushed.

Thanks for watching!
by Cass
Tue Jan 10, 2023 8:19 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Hazelnut beers
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: Hazelnut beers

I've had quite a few -- the only one I really liked (and I LOVED it) was Rogue's Hazelnut Brown Nectar. All others varied from meh to bad... Did really enjoy that Hazelnut Brown! I think Rogue Dead Guy is still available, haven't seen the Hazelnut in many years. I kind of miss Rogue's screen printe...
by Cass
Tue Jan 10, 2023 8:15 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Chicago
Replies: 78
Views: 41805

Re: Chicago

Well, I knew it would happen that somewhere I visited in one of these videos would close. It seems that Rock Bottom closed the doors this week. Can't say I'm surprised, it's a bit of a relic from a previous beer era, but still an OK place in downtown Chicago where there isn't much in the way of good...
by Cass
Tue Jan 10, 2023 8:13 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: France 2023 Beer Notes
Replies: 35
Views: 1069

Re: France 2023 Beer Notes

Thanks for these updates Gary! I haven't been to France in many years, before the current craft beer revolution hit. There wasn't much back then but still a memorable visit for all the other reasons that makes France great. I'm not sure why the pictures show up sideways in the thread as when I click...
by Cass
Wed Jan 04, 2023 2:46 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: A Quick Beer Video Series
Replies: 3
Views: 537

Re: A Quick Beer Video Series

G.M. Gillman wrote: Wed Jan 04, 2023 10:51 am Excellent, Cass. I think you've pioneered a genre of beer coverage and tourism here.
Thanks for the kind words Gary! I do enjoy doing these and hopefully folks can find them to be helpful.
by Cass
Wed Jan 04, 2023 10:05 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: A Quick Beer Video Series
Replies: 3
Views: 537

Re: A Quick Beer Video Series

Also posted in the Chicago thread, but here's another one I did about Chicago proper. 16 bar/brewery visits!

by Cass
Wed Jan 04, 2023 10:04 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Chicago
Replies: 78
Views: 41805

Re: Chicago

I did another "A Quick Beer" episode about Chicago proper, if anyone would like to give it a watch!

by Cass
Mon Jan 02, 2023 7:37 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Betty's on King St is Closing
Replies: 22
Views: 1220

Re: Betty's on King St is Closing

I just hope that the big corporate places draw more interest to good beer in general Seeing first hand the popularity of Beertown in Oakville, I certainly think a place like this is helping to bring more people to craft beer who otherwise may not know much about the scene. There are still a number ...
by Cass
Mon Jan 02, 2023 10:36 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Happy and Hoppy Holidays!
Replies: 8
Views: 403

Re: Happy and Hoppy Holidays!

HI Cass: Thanks, and same in turn. As you know I was involved early on this board, and for a long time. I may participate again, from time to time, as timing seems opportune. The Ontario beer community owes you a debt for your foresight in setting up and maintaining this resource. Best wishes. Gary...