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by seangm
Thu Jan 20, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514251

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Yes it's the 'double' NE version. I'm having another one now, and I'm not picking up on the sweetness mentioned. And I'm sensitive to that. I much prefer my beers quite dry. This certainly doesn't have the offensive treacle notes of some Scotch ales or dopplebocks, if that's what you are describing...
by seangm
Wed Jan 19, 2022 9:36 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514251

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Yes it's the 'double' NE version. I'm having another one now, and I'm not picking up on the sweetness mentioned. And I'm sensitive to that. I much prefer my beers quite dry. This certainly doesn't have the offensive treacle notes of some Scotch ales or dopplebocks, if that's what you are describing...
by seangm
Tue Jan 18, 2022 11:20 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514251

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Robohop. Big bold and beautiful. I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords. I had one last night as well. I found it really sweet,almost getting into TIPA territory. It’s been going more and more this way the past couple versions that I’ve had. It’s a long long way from the big bitter bastard tha...
by seangm
Fri Jan 14, 2022 12:20 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Re: Happy Holidays!

That looks like Zum Flaucher. Such a beautiful setting, I'd love to have something like that here. For sure that would be great here - the simple genius of trees to shade the beer, along with perfect snacks. It's really not far from where my Aunt and Uncle now live, on Grünwalder Straße 3-4 km away...
by seangm
Mon Jan 03, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: I think we should be getting ready for a hop shock
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Re: I think we should be getting ready for a hop shock

Interestingly I've been noticing more nitro beers than I've ever seen as of late, seems everyone is jumping on the trend. I've also been noticing a lot of beers seem more watery these days, lacking mouthfeel. My friend had a theory that brewers are cutting back on malt to offset costs, and nitro mig...
by seangm
Mon Jan 03, 2022 1:27 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Re: Happy Holidays!

Belgian wrote: Thu Dec 30, 2021 10:11 pm Hope everyone's holidays were fun.
And... to the promise of a much better year 2022!! Cheers...
That looks like Zum Flaucher. Such a beautiful setting, I'd love to have something like that here.

Happy New Year to all, hope everyone enjoyed their holidays.
by seangm
Mon Jan 03, 2022 1:21 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Signal Brewing Co., Belleville
Replies: 11
Views: 3354

Re: Signal Brewing Co., Belleville

Damn that is indeed weird; almost comes across as something from a dark humour/satire film or something. Act fast, our owner has died sale is on now!

At least break it into two posts... yeesh.
by seangm
Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Alcohol regulation changes
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: Alcohol regulation changes

Chris wrote: Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:50 pm That is huge…and I am very excited to see this for restaurants… But at the same time why does this government always seem to follow up bad news (COVID) with some sort of alcohol announcement?
It makes sense to me, so we can drown our sorrows lol
by seangm
Thu Dec 16, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Alcohol regulation changes
Replies: 12
Views: 559

Re: Alcohol regulation changes

This is a big one. Might warrant a new thread, but posting here for now.

https://www.canadianbeernews.com/2021/1 ... staurants/
by seangm
Wed Dec 15, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16889
Views: 2514251

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Had the Third Moon Gordie Mortis. Quite nice, came across as an amped up Canuck with that Third Moon presentation; a bit fuller, hazier, lots of aromatic hops. Didn't get the GLB side of the collaboration though (Lacus Mortis), curious if anyone tried both.
by seangm
Wed Dec 15, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Re: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021

While I do agree with a lot of what you're saying and generally find the OBA's to be not the best representation of quality in the province, Especially given the conspicuous absence of so many trendy/popular Ontario breweries I do question the last paragraph you wrote. I'm just curious if you've ta...
by seangm
Wed Dec 15, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Re: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021

While I do agree with a lot of what you're saying and generally find the OBA's to be not the best representation of quality in the province, Especially given the conspicuous absence of so many trendy/popular Ontario breweries I do question the last paragraph you wrote. I'm just curious if you've ta...
by seangm
Mon Dec 13, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Re: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021

I'm sure there are many breweries out there, especially ones that don't get the kind of social media & writer love as others do, which still believe awards shows are a way to break through. As long as those breweries exist, awards shows will still continue as they'll pay for their entries. And ...
by seangm
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Re: Ontario Brewing Awards 2021

I tend to wonder how relevant these sorts of competitions are these days, especially with many breweries not entering and the sheer volume of beer that is released. With the democratization of information and opinions it seems that the formal critical role is increasingly replaced with community sou...
by seangm
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 289
Views: 79944

Re: Great Lakes

The Lake Effect I have been buying over the last couple weeks is in very good form. My memory might not be as good anymore, but it seems to be there with the best of the past years. I think it was only last year when I think it was not quite there. Keep in mind, we are still talking about an agricu...