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by seangm
Thu Jul 11, 2024 1:25 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 15287

Re: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?

Agitation by Common Good- really solid west coast. Citrusy, piney, firm bitterness but had the malt to balance it; lands somewhere in profile amongst the Ontario classics like Boneshaker, Mad Tom, Lone Pine. Essentially nailed all the markers you'd want in the style.
by seangm
Wed Jun 05, 2024 11:31 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Molson Coors bringing its ‘craft’ beer Blue Moon to Canada
Replies: 17
Views: 6093

Re: Molson Coors bringing its ‘craft’ beer Blue Moon to Canada

That always struck me as such a botched opportunity though. This hyper local, community focused market partners with an international conglomerate instead of one of our many local breweries.
by seangm
Tue Jun 04, 2024 10:48 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: St. John's, Newfoundland
Replies: 7
Views: 918

Re: St. John's, Newfoundland

My mom and sister went to Nfld last summer and brought back a couple beers. It was probably already on the radar, but the stuff from Quidi Vidi was solid. They make the gimmicky Iceberg beer, but they've got a lot more than that. Also the location looks absolutely stunning. Tried one from Dildo Brew...
by seangm
Tue May 28, 2024 11:44 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Evergreen 2024 Craft Beer Fest
Replies: 12
Views: 2396

Re: Evergreen 2024 Craft Beer Fest

Hah, wow I missed that last bit. I guess cask ale doesn't count as craft? lol
by seangm
Mon May 27, 2024 11:45 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Evergreen 2024 Craft Beer Fest
Replies: 12
Views: 2396

Re: Evergreen 2024 Craft Beer Fest

When I was first getting into craft beer I absolutely loved the festivals. I didn't mind paying more to get access to a bunch of breweries and to try a bunch of stuff all in one fun evening. Over time they've become less and less appealing to me, but I think that's saying more about me and where I ...
by seangm
Fri May 03, 2024 10:58 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Non-Alcoholic Beer
Replies: 80
Views: 22548

Re: Non-Alcoholic Beer

I tried the Easy Tiger NA lager they had a few weeks ago, it was pretty good. Interestingly the can said "brewed in London for Town" or something to that effect, so it appears their NA stuff is contract brewed. Curious who's brewing it.
by seangm
Thu Apr 11, 2024 10:21 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 310
Views: 151795

Re: Great Lakes

Amazing, I've been holding out hope they'd expand delivery to Durham Region. Free for the month of April too. GLB's pricing is just so good that it makes up a large chunk of what I drink these days, so this is excellent news.
by seangm
Tue Apr 02, 2024 12:02 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Is lining up for beer releases a thing of the past?
Replies: 8
Views: 1638

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

I can say I never lined up for a beer release, could never be bothered. Very little I'll line up for, more so now than ever. Meant I was late to the party trying some things though, i.e. I'd never had BCBS until the year the LCBO switched to the online release (2020, 2021?) Not sure what would get m...
by seangm
Mon Apr 01, 2024 10:15 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out
Replies: 83
Views: 30529

Re: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out

Old Galt was a neat place, but man every time I went there it felt really, really expensive. I'm not sure that business model is viable in Ontario. Which is a shame, because other than the prices on the beers that place was really cool. This kind of sums up how I feel about bottle shops in Ontario....
by seangm
Fri Mar 22, 2024 10:08 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Down to my last bottle of Boon Gueuze
Replies: 20
Views: 10170

Re: Down to my last bottle of Boon Gueuze

I started reading without paying attention to the dates and was thinking, I don't remember the LCBO bringing in 96/97 Boon. Then I realized that's a 22 year old post- I was 16 at the time, so that's why I don't remember. Wasn't into lambics yet lol.
by seangm
Fri Mar 15, 2024 9:34 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Non-Alcoholic Beer
Replies: 80
Views: 22548

Re: Non-Alcoholic Beer

For any folk in Durham or passing through, Town has an non-alcoholic lager right now and it's really good. It's simple, pretty much drinks like an American light lager, but it's convincing and doesn't have any strange flavours. Hoping NA releases become a regular occurrence from them if they can pu...
by seangm
Wed Mar 13, 2024 10:55 am
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: Kalamazoo
Replies: 24
Views: 18741

Re: Kalamazoo

Great scoop! I would buy the heck out of Two Hearted if it showed up around here.
by seangm
Mon Mar 11, 2024 10:44 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Non-Alcoholic Beer
Replies: 80
Views: 22548

Re: Non-Alcoholic Beer

For any folk in Durham or passing through, Town has an non-alcoholic lager right now and it's really good. It's simple, pretty much drinks like an American light lager, but it's convincing and doesn't have any strange flavours. Hoping NA releases become a regular occurrence from them if they can pul...
by seangm
Mon Mar 11, 2024 10:39 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 15287

Re: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?

Finally tried Peak to Peak this weekend, was impressed. Solid WC, by far one of the better new releases from Collective Arts in a while.
by seangm
Wed Feb 28, 2024 10:00 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Henderson Brewing Co
Replies: 25
Views: 16721

Re: Henderson Brewing Co

Extreme diehard fans only lol