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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: 16908
Views: 2577565

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: 16908
Views: 2577565

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: 226

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: 16908
Views: 2577565

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: 8520

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: 984

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: 250793

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 ...
by S. St. Jeb
Sat Mar 26, 2022 12:45 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Spearhead Brewing Company
Replies: 14
Views: 4101

Re: Spearhead Brewing Company

Despite all the negative comments above, these guys are still going strong. I've made two on-line orders from them this year, and while I'll skip the details, I wanted to give a shout out to Stephanie Whittaker for great customer service. I always liked 'em! Pick up any good seasonals? Oatmeal Crea...
by S. St. Jeb
Fri Mar 25, 2022 10:59 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Spearhead Brewing Company
Replies: 14
Views: 4101

Re: Spearhead Brewing Company

Despite all the negative comments above, these guys are still going strong.

I've made two on-line orders from them this year, and while I'll skip the details, I wanted to give a shout out to Stephanie Whittaker for great customer service.
by S. St. Jeb
Tue Mar 22, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: You think we have it bad
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: You think we have it bad

I found this resource too.

https://www.crafttapp.ca/shop/

I emailed them to inquire about shipping fees and it came back undeliverable.
by S. St. Jeb
Mon Mar 21, 2022 1:22 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: You think we have it bad
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: You think we have it bad

That all being said, I had heard that some breweries in Nova Scotia would ship to you out of province, and looking at North's website they state it clearly that they will: https://www.northbrewing.ca/shipping Just checked out North's website and not only does it say they will ship here, it says fre...
by S. St. Jeb
Mon Mar 21, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: You think we have it bad
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: You think we have it bad

My main complaint is still the difficulty of exporting and importing goods between provinces. What craft lover wouldn't want to get their hands on the best from BC, Quebec, Nova Scotia and beyond? Agree!! While I totally agree having more stuff from other provinces would be great, I can't help but ...
by S. St. Jeb
Sun Mar 20, 2022 10:59 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: You think we have it bad
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: You think we have it bad

shintriad wrote: Sun Mar 20, 2022 6:39 pmMy main complaint is still the difficulty of exporting and importing goods between provinces. What craft lover wouldn't want to get their hands on the best from BC, Quebec, Nova Scotia and beyond?
Agree!!
by S. St. Jeb
Sat Mar 05, 2022 7:39 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16908
Views: 2577565

Re: What're you drinking right now?

lagerale wrote: Sat Mar 05, 2022 6:03 pm Enjoying a couple of Mascot Pilly's with my partner. Didn't check the brewed on dates and from what I can tell there's about a 6 month difference. They also noticeably look different:

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It a really good beer when fresh, still decent when not.
Wow, that's quite the visual.
by S. St. Jeb
Sat Mar 05, 2022 2:15 am
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: You think we have it bad
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: You think we have it bad

Interesting story. But as for your thread title, I don't in the least think we have it bad. Yes, beer is expensive here compared to some other places, and yes, I know some don't like the control the LCBO has. But I was just talking today with one of my young (mid 20s) co-workers who is very into bee...