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by Cass
Thu Jan 20, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514246

Re: What're you drinking right now?

S. St. Jeb wrote: Wed Jan 19, 2022 1:00 pm Decent? That's an understatement. $3/beer?? LCBO listing is $3.40
You got that right! I noticed that when I ordered and looked it up on LCBO. It's not in TBS, so I guess it's a brewery webstore exclusive in 12 packs. Good deal for sure.
by Cass
Thu Jan 20, 2022 10:47 am
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Thirsty & Miserable
Replies: 6
Views: 486

Re: Thirsty & Miserable

Awesome info about Hamilton, that would be great if that came together.

Max Morin wrote about T&M and beer bars in general in the Growler:

https://on.thegrowler.ca/2022/01/18/pou ... relevance/
by Cass
Tue Jan 18, 2022 10:34 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514246

Re: What're you drinking right now?

tempImageacy3q6.gif Snowmageddon beers! On a whim I ordered a 12 pack of Creemore Urbock from their online store, mostly for nostalgia's sake. (A decent deal, $35.95 for 12 x 473ml including doorstep delivery.) Honestly wish I could remember what it used to taste like from the old days, as I rememb...
by Cass
Fri Jan 14, 2022 11:03 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation
Replies: 1152
Views: 270567

Re: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation

I ended up with another email from Vintages offering me the other variant of Blanton's, so I took that too. So 2/2 on this offer, I guess I got pretty lucky. Having a wee taste of the Blanton's Special Reserve, which I see from their site is a lighter proof version (80) for international markets onl...
by Cass
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Re: Happy Holidays!

Can the province unilaterally legalize public consumption? It seems like everything else loosened up maybe this can be next!
by Cass
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Montreal
Replies: 52
Views: 24836

Re: Montreal

Boy am I glad I made it there when I did! Crazy how things changed so fast. Hopefully we’ll all be able to get out and about visiting places again soon.
by Cass
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:28 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Thirsty & Miserable
Replies: 6
Views: 486

Re: Thirsty & Miserable

Sad to see that T&M didn’t get to have the blowout end of year celebrations that they had planned. A buddy and I were going to try and get there if they stayed open that last week of the year, but it seemed like staff COVID ended that. It was a fun spot and will be remembered!
by Cass
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:21 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5034
Views: 1339721

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

Very nice! Looking forward to trying that one.
by Cass
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514246

Re: What're you drinking right now?

It’s never a bad thing when beer appears at my door, and today I found a box from Spearhead with their new Oatmeal Cream Ale. Can’t say I can ever remember this combination of words in a beer before :D
by Cass
Thu Jan 13, 2022 4:07 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Samuel Adams Utopia 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 19209

Re: Samuel Adams Utopia 2015

I had no idea that it was coming back until I saw a tweet from Greg. I still have one unopened from the past, so I passed :D
by Cass
Tue Dec 28, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation
Replies: 1152
Views: 270567

Re: Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation

The Blanton's Gold came pretty quick to the local LCBO! Can't wait to give it a try.
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by Cass
Sat Dec 25, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Ontario Beer Delivery Index
Replies: 32
Views: 5654

Re: Ontario Beer Delivery Index

JerCraigs wrote: Tue Dec 21, 2021 2:25 pm https://www.stillfieldsbrewery.com/ is another new one.
Thanks - added!
by Cass
Fri Dec 24, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays folks! Hope everyone has some good beer in front of them this weekend.

Thanks for still being a part of TBT, hopefully we'll keep things up next year!
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by Cass
Mon Dec 20, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Ontario Beer Delivery Index
Replies: 32
Views: 5654

Re: Ontario Beer Delivery Index

So now seems like a pretty good time to give the OBDI a quick once over to make sure things are up-to-date as things are closing down once again. Added a few breweries today that frankly I had never heard of: Curley, Paris, Good Prospects & Dog House. If anyone sees anything off please let me kn...
by Cass
Mon Dec 20, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Signal Brewing Co., Belleville
Replies: 11
Views: 3354

Re: Signal Brewing Co., Belleville

A strange post made by Signal mentioning this guy's passing and then moving on to talk about a merchandise sale. Seems like a odd couple of things to talk about together.