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by anthony9
Sat Apr 20, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Zwanze
Replies: 27
Views: 21794

Re: Zwanze

Great lineup, but some of the rarer stuff was $19 for 3 ounces.
by anthony9
Fri Apr 19, 2024 12:32 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program
Replies: 16
Views: 3049

Re: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program

The parks not included are commonly because of NIMBY councillors and residents.

The city does have a generic sign it uses that is less zazzy and more easy to miss.
by anthony9
Thu Apr 18, 2024 8:40 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program
Replies: 16
Views: 3049

Re: Booze in Toronto Parks - 2023 Pilot Program

Here is a list of the 27 pilot parks that will permanently allow alcohol consumption: Campbell Avenue Playground and Park Cedarvale Park Christie Pits Park Corktown Common Dovercourt Park Dufferin Grove Park Earlscourt Park East Toronto Athletic Field Eglinton Park Greenwood Park Hillcrest Park June...
by anthony9
Wed Apr 17, 2024 10:33 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?

I actually was thinking of bringing in water, but a non-alcoholic beer is an even better idea. I can't say if these are the only ones available. Perhaps if sales are good they will improve selection. I did remember last year seemed better. I guess they took the same approach as roster construction. ...
by anthony9
Tue Apr 16, 2024 2:02 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Godspeed - Je Me Souviens
Replies: 14
Views: 8954

Re: Godspeed - Je Me Souviens

I had a can of the P'tite Maudite this year and it was solid.

Unibroue's golden age was a bit before my time, so I don't have nostalgia as others do.
by anthony9
Tue Apr 16, 2024 1:57 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?

Funny how the pricing there is so divorced from the real world pricing of those beers. Henderson golden Ale (assuming that's the Rush beer) is $3.40, Jelly King is $6.50. They clearly just price everything at what they think the highest amount they can get away with is. I'd totally get a Jelly King...
by anthony9
Tue Apr 16, 2024 11:18 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?

From user drrdf, via Reddit.

Craft:

Henderson Golden Ale and Bellwoods Jelly King.


Pseudo-Craft:

Mill Street Organic and IPA


All priced at $14. Personally, I'd bring my own non-alcoholic drink and get something better after the game.
by anthony9
Mon Apr 15, 2024 9:50 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: Any new beers at Rogers Centre this year?

Great place to get some GLB.
by anthony9
Tue Apr 02, 2024 12:08 pm
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Zwanze
Replies: 27
Views: 21794

Re: Zwanze

They switched to the spring biennial format. They said harvests and timing were the issues. I think they were overworked for that time of the year.
by anthony9
Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:10 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Zwanze
Replies: 27
Views: 21794

Re: Zwanze

https://birreriavolo.com/pages/events#calendar-a525ab11-be41-45a8-a7c4-fece3a89ffbe-event-luifcxy4 On Saturday, April 20th from 11am-2am Birreria Volo (612 College St.) will be one of the 85 locations in the world to host Zwanze Day, an annual release of a limited one-off lambic beer made by Brasser...
by anthony9
Mon Apr 01, 2024 8:06 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out
Replies: 82
Views: 14436

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

Tough spot for bottle shops. As you mention the lack of wholesale pricing for me only makes sense if there is something that doesn't ship. I wonder if Quebec's system is better than ours. Depaneurs are cheaper than our bottle shops, but for good beer, I wouldn't really call it great. Five to seven d...
by anthony9
Thu Mar 28, 2024 10:13 am
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Bar Volo 2.0
Replies: 25
Views: 24318

Re: Bar Volo 2.0

I always recommend people their College location, if they can make it out to the less convenient location.

The Tuesday special is only Volo stuff now, but they have Cantillon's Vigneronne on tap.
by anthony9
Thu Mar 28, 2024 10:03 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Barrel Heart Brewing and Blending
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Barrel Heart Brewing and Blending

No longer in Ancaster. Now at 104 King Street West in Dundas. I haven't been, but they're in a cute old post office building. Definite upgrade from their old place. Interior is well thought-out, too. I plan to go when the weather gets a bit warmer. I have no relationship with the brewery, but they a...
by anthony9
Fri Mar 22, 2024 6:43 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Bar Volo 2.0
Replies: 25
Views: 24318

Re: Bar Volo 2.0

I give a lot of credit to Volo for breaking the mold on tickets for the releases. I think they came to the conclusion (which is something I've felt about local drinkers) that there isn't a huge market for advance ticket sales for this kind of thing. They probably do better and it's overall less of ...
by anthony9
Fri Mar 22, 2024 5:54 pm
Forum: Good Pubs, Brewpubs & Beer Bars
Topic: Bar Volo 2.0
Replies: 25
Views: 24318

Re: Bar Volo 2.0

Cass wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 5:14 pm
anthony9 wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 12:26 pm Hopefully the Zwanze information comes out soon.
They're on the list. I highly expect it will be like previous years which is a no-ticket drop in.
That's good. I've looked at a few others around the world and they have some pretty steep tickets.