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by GtownRandy
Sat Jul 13, 2024 1:22 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 15316

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

Since newer West Coast IPAs are so few and far between I have been going back to the classics. Boneshaker in particular really hits the mark for me, as I love the heavier malt body combined with the hop bite.
Boneshaker is $80 for a 24 at TBS, $3.33 a can, not bad for a great 7%er!
by GtownRandy
Sat Jul 13, 2024 1:16 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What's Your Favourite Ontario West Coast IPA?
Replies: 66
Views: 15316

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

I’ve also recently revisited Ransack after years away. I love it again like I used to. They had 4-packs at superstore for $14 until I cleaned them out eventually 😀
by GtownRandy
Sat Jun 08, 2024 5:07 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Spring Release ???
Replies: 10
Views: 4692

Re: Spring Release ???

Bloody hell! The LCBO IPA aging program has succeeded again!

The Deschutes Haze Tron was canned December 2023!
by GtownRandy
Thu May 09, 2024 8:48 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries in Prince Edward County
Replies: 9
Views: 5495

Re: Breweries in Prince Edward County

Another new PEC brewery which started up last year is Dune Hopper, in Bloomfield, near Sandbanks.

https://dunehopper.ca/
by GtownRandy
Thu Mar 28, 2024 10:13 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out
Replies: 83
Views: 30538

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

Rumours have it that the Furnace Room Brewery in Georgetown has been sold to the Keenan’s Irish Pub chain. They have never had in-house food service at the brewery so I would think that this will lead to Keenan’s serving food there, and brewing beer to be served in the pubs. In recent months Furnace...
by GtownRandy
Thu Dec 07, 2023 2:47 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Collective Arts
Replies: 195
Views: 126725

Re: Collective Arts

Ransack used to be my go-to IPA. Now I rarely buy it except to re-try it to see if it’s as good as it used to be. It never is.

I even had a saying “you can’t go wrong with a Ransack”
by GtownRandy
Fri Sep 15, 2023 6:07 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Collective Arts hit with $500K tax bill!
Replies: 4
Views: 1177

Re: Collective Arts hit with $500K tax bill!

As far as beer quality Ransack used to be my go-to. I used to say ‘can’t go wrong with a ransack’. Now I rarely drink it because it’s not the same.
by GtownRandy
Fri May 12, 2023 9:23 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5286
Views: 2065644

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

All 4 cans were April 18 to 20th
what is the canning date?
by GtownRandy
Mon May 08, 2023 6:48 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5286
Views: 2065644

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

GLB has a variety four-pack of karmas sabro, citra, cryo, and geddon. I picked up a couple at the LCBO, I thought it may have been a brewery exclusive, so that was a nice surprise. And was glad to see it wasn’t citra, Simcoe and two others, it was citra and three others, including the Citrageddon 8...
by GtownRandy
Sat Mar 25, 2023 10:54 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Surprisingly good beer from TBS
Replies: 10
Views: 10128

Re: Surprisingly good beer from TBS

Definitely need to check IPA dates. The Sweetwater doesn’t have a canned date, but a best before of Aug 26/23. Hopefully they have a good definition of best before 😀
by GtownRandy
Fri Mar 24, 2023 8:30 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: Surprisingly good beer from TBS
Replies: 10
Views: 10128

Surprisingly good beer from TBS

In an effort to cut down my beer costs, with a lot of Ontario beers at the LCBO approaching $4 a can, I looked at the Beer Store website and found a few good bargains. For $85 I got 30 tallcans ($2.83 per can) consisting of 6 Boneshaker, 6 Paulaner Salvator, 6 Sweetwater IPA, all rated near 90 on Ra...
by GtownRandy
Fri Mar 24, 2023 6:34 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Badlands Brewing Caledon
Replies: 32
Views: 16792

Re: Badlands Brewing Caledon

Wow I can’t believe i started this thread over 5 years ago! I was lucky. A coworkers farm backs onto theirs so I heard about them at the beginning. I still make it up to their farm in Cheltenham 3 or 4 times a year 😀
by GtownRandy
Sat Mar 18, 2023 6:42 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5286
Views: 2065644

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

My local in Georgetown just got stock so I will check it out. Cheers!
by GtownRandy
Tue Mar 07, 2023 10:18 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS
Replies: 5286
Views: 2065644

Re: New Arrivals at LCBO & TBS

It looks like Destihl are grateful dead fans based on their beer names!
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