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by S. St. Jeb
Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:31 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 15
Views: 236

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

To the original question "Would beers we enjoyed in the past that are no longer around be thought of as highly today?" I've been enjoying craft beer to some degree or another since it first became available in Ontario with Brick Lager. (yes, it's true, I started drinking beer when I was tw...
by S. St. Jeb
Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:15 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 15
Views: 236

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

I have often thought about this in the reverse sense. What beers are there today that are fine, but don't necessarily stand out. But had they been available 10 or more years ago would have blown you away. Consider IPAs for which there are sooooo many available today, and in a few different sub-style...
by S. St. Jeb
Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:10 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?
Replies: 15
Views: 236

Re: Would beers from the past be highly regarded today?

I agree with much that has been said here. Regarding Canadian beer, we had some good ones in days gone by (Dragon's Breath Pale Ale, Gritstone, Conners Best Bitter, ....). However, I remember that the now dead famous beer author Michael Jackson (not the singer) never gave Canada a five star beer. A...
by S. St. Jeb
Sat Jun 18, 2022 12:14 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Pedal Pubs in Toronto
Replies: 18
Views: 921

Re: Pedal Pubs in Toronto

Tapsucker wrote: Fri Jun 17, 2022 2:56 am Maybe we should give him some credit. Perhaps he thought pedal pubs without alcohol were a stupid idea. :lol:
:D :D
by S. St. Jeb
Tue Jun 14, 2022 11:34 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: Pedal Pubs in Toronto
Replies: 18
Views: 921

Re: Pedal Pubs in Toronto

Canadian cities are legalizing alcohol in parks. Some are celebrating, others worry it's a slippery slope After hearing Holyday at the council debate about this, I believe he's simply a contrary opinion to fulfill a "both sides" requirement for this article. He doesn't want it and it isn'...
by S. St. Jeb
Tue May 17, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16915
Views: 2594955

Re: What're you drinking right now?

The Hamilton Brewery Blue Collar Pale Ale.

Have not had it for a few years. I know I liked it....and proved tonight I still do.

Introduced in 2015 at $3.05 Currently in the LCBO for $3.25

P.S. It's actually brewed at Railway City in St. Thomas
by S. St. Jeb
Sun May 01, 2022 9:07 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16915
Views: 2594955

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Henderson Ides 70 - 2022 February: Malting Silos Multigrain Porter

Thumbs up!!
by S. St. Jeb
Fri Apr 29, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: Beer Events & Festivals
Topic: Henderson Under the Big H
Replies: 0
Views: 294

Henderson Under the Big H

https://hendersonbrewing.com/under-the-big-h/?goal=0_c73cc7d7c0-d0b874f95c-373125906&mc_cid=d0b874f95c&mc_eid=06f9440486 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/under-the-big-h-beer-festival-and-carnival-tickets-292629020277?goal=0_c73cc7d7c0-d0b874f95c-373125906&mc_cid=d0b874f95c&mc_eid=06f9440...
by S. St. Jeb
Sun Apr 24, 2022 12:02 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16915
Views: 2594955

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Henderson's 2021 Beast Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Amber Ale Despite the fact I've never had much of a liking for bourbon, I have come to love bourbon barrel-aged beers. Mostly these are stouts, this one is an amber ale. I loved it. Great flavour, appropriately packaged in a 375 mL bottle given tha...
by S. St. Jeb
Sun Apr 24, 2022 12:00 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Henderson Brewing Co
Replies: 21
Views: 8722

Re: Henderson Brewing Co

Sometimes I wonder if there are breweries that are just built to be sold. Hendersons comes to mind. They just scaled fast, but the beer is nothing remarkable. In fact, I've had samples at the brewery that made me scratch my head. Like, you couldn't nail this style? This partial quote comes from ano...
by S. St. Jeb
Fri Apr 15, 2022 4:05 pm
Forum: Outside of Ontario Beer Travel, Local Beer/Brewery Guides and Talk
Topic: East Lansing, MI
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: East Lansing, MI

One thing that still strikes me about the US craft beer scene, is how many breweries even the smaller to midsize cities tend to support. And not just the volume, but the density and fact that they're often within the more traditional urban boundaries of the city. Here it seems that outside of Toron...
by S. St. Jeb
Wed Mar 30, 2022 12:38 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Bellwoods Brewery
Replies: 857
Views: 253023

Re: Bellwoods Brewery

I was pleasantly surprised to find Ghost Orchid at the 'BO. I don't think I've ever seen it there before. It has been mentioned elsewhere in the forum, but I'll mention it again here. I recommend frequently checking LCBO Beer Inventory ... a better way to explore! I occasionally find a beer in the ...