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by anthony9
Mon Jul 08, 2024 1:56 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Little Beasts
Replies: 2
Views: 2794

Re: Little Beasts

It seems like the new ownership is getting settled in.

They now have an e-commerce website that offers free shipping at $25 to the GTA (can't find what the zone includes).

Website still needs updates and some polish, but the new can designs are an improvement in readability.
by anthony9
Fri Jul 05, 2024 8:48 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread
Replies: 863
Views: 358175

Re: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread

So, the LCBO is on strike. For 'craft' beer drinkers, this would have been a more significant issue many years ago. But with so many breweries now, most with delivery options, it really doesn't matter too much as I see it. Even TBS carries craft beer now. LOL, just noticed I have an email from Nick...
by anthony9
Thu Jul 04, 2024 11:51 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 310
Views: 151825

Re: Great Lakes

A bit of it was before my time, but the way things develop and the history are always interesting.

While no longer my favourite style of beer, if we exclude barrel-aged stuff, West Coast IPAs are what I reach for most often.
by anthony9
Tue Jul 02, 2024 10:35 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 310
Views: 151825

Re: Great Lakes

Special guest on the new episode of Between Two Fermenters.
by anthony9
Sat Jun 29, 2024 7:51 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: 2024 LCBO Summer Release
Replies: 3
Views: 582

Re: 2024 LCBO Summer Release

Craig wrote: Sat Jun 29, 2024 7:38 pm That's already in stores, so go get it if you want it
Thanks, I just checked and even the normally good Victoria Park store doesn't have it.
by anthony9
Sat Jun 29, 2024 6:39 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: 2024 LCBO Summer Release
Replies: 3
Views: 582

2024 LCBO Summer Release

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Kriek Boon was rejected by the LCBO, but there's a new Lambic.


SKU # Product name Size (mL)

37816 Lambiek Fabriek Black-Belle 375
by anthony9
Thu Jun 27, 2024 7:00 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: It appears there's always a business out there to disappoint me...
Replies: 4
Views: 628

Re: It appears there's always a business out there to disappoint me...

Brewdog is unmasked and to no one's surprise, it was Brewdog the whole time.

I almost got one of their beers on several occasions but glad I never went through with it.
by anthony9
Sun Jun 23, 2024 9:32 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Short Finger Brewing
Replies: 7
Views: 938

Re: Short Finger Brewing

Thanks for the help, everyone.

I went to Lando day and Kat and Rob were friendly and hospitable.

Their tabs don't require a credit card to hold which surprised me. I understand those who do it, but it's nice to be given that trust.
by anthony9
Fri Jun 21, 2024 9:32 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Short Finger Brewing
Replies: 7
Views: 938

Re: Short Finger Brewing

MatttthewGeorge wrote: Fri Jun 21, 2024 9:13 am I've been drinking their stuff for years, probably the best brewery in the area now that Barncat is gone.
Cool, thanks. I think I'll check them out.
by anthony9
Thu Jun 20, 2024 10:41 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Short Finger Brewing
Replies: 7
Views: 938

Short Finger Brewing

I've never had anything by them as they don't seem to be in the LCBO and quite the trek from me in Kitchener. Has anyone ever had their stuff and would or would not recommend them or any of their stuff? They have their anniversary on Saturday the 22nd, where they will release some new/old/brewery on...
by anthony9
Sun Jun 16, 2024 11:14 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16963
Views: 3408397

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I've been thinking about Sonnen Hill's direction, recently. The eliminated their charitable donation on their bottles, which I am in favour of (rather pick my own charities and don't like this kind of marketing). They changed their discount from 6 bottles/a case to particular order number. To why th...
by anthony9
Fri Jun 07, 2024 1:21 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: brewed.today
Replies: 16
Views: 11315

Re: brewed.today

Nice to see the terrible brewery with terrible names is no longer polluting the new releases page.

Never mind, they are back at it.
by anthony9
Wed Jun 05, 2024 12:08 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Molson Coors bringing its ‘craft’ beer Blue Moon to Canada
Replies: 17
Views: 6102

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

I checked the menu and they charge 17 bucks for an aperol spritz.

I'm glad I'm not a cocktail-only drinker.
by anthony9
Fri May 31, 2024 8:59 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Is lining up for beer releases a thing of the past?
Replies: 8
Views: 1642

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

Suarez took a little shot/observation about his former boss. He said his place is to relax and not come hours before open to get beer. Online sales to multiple states 24/7.