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by S. St. Jeb
Sat Jul 06, 2024 10:36 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422044

Re: What're you drinking right now?

sofakingdrunk wrote: Sat Jul 06, 2024 12:31 am Goodlot-Top of the morning stout..... canning date, November ‘23
Do you (or others) feel 'freshness' matters so much with a stout? I know it can make a difference with hoppy beers, but I've never thought there was much concern with other styles.
by S. St. Jeb
Fri Jul 05, 2024 12:47 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread
Replies: 869
Views: 360716

Re: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread

I made sure to pop in a couple of days ago to get a couple of bottles of wine and a bottle of that Lambiek Fabriek to try. But really, even the LCBO offers free shipping now, which is staying open during the strike. I wonder how much of an impact it will have on LCBO sales? Our beer view is one thi...
by S. St. Jeb
Fri Jul 05, 2024 12:44 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread
Replies: 869
Views: 360716

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 S. St. Jeb
Fri Jul 05, 2024 12:35 pm
Forum: LCBO, Beer Stores, Grocery & Indie Stores
Topic: General LCBO Debate & Discussion Thread
Replies: 869
Views: 360716

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.
by S. St. Jeb
Thu Jul 04, 2024 1:15 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 310
Views: 153758

Re: Great Lakes

Cass wrote: Thu Jul 04, 2024 10:47 am Not sure how relevant it is for anyone who's under 30 or 40, but that's ok :)
I have seen tremendous changes in the industry in my time as an adult. Let's just say it's been awhile since I was "under 30 or 40". :wink:
by S. St. Jeb
Thu Jul 04, 2024 10:34 am
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Great Lakes
Replies: 310
Views: 153758

Re: Great Lakes

Indeed! It was a lot of fun. Troy asked quite a bit about the Bar Towel. Spotify: https://spoti.fi/4ct6cJW Apple: https://apple.co/3XO43UF Amazon: https://amzn.to/4bvgJTu iHeart Radio: https://ihr.fm/4cIBfRK YouTube: https://bit.ly/4cqkV8y That was really interesting. I was only going to start list...
by S. St. Jeb
Thu Jun 27, 2024 6:46 pm
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: It appears there's always a business out there to disappoint me...
Replies: 4
Views: 881

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

The topic made me laugh in anticipation knowing your sense of humour, but the story is serious and disturbing.
by S. St. Jeb
Sun Jun 16, 2024 10:08 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422044

Re: What're you drinking right now?

I went to Caledon last night to see the Sam Roberts Band - free concert at "Caledon Day". Caledon Hills, Goodlot, and Sonnen Hill all had booths, two each actually with one one each side of the area which was convenient. What I found interesting is that Caledon Hills and Goodlot had line-u...
by S. St. Jeb
Sun Jun 16, 2024 10:04 am
Forum: General Beer Discussion & Random Talk
Topic: What're you drinking right now?
Replies: 16968
Views: 3422044

Re: What're you drinking right now?

Sparrow’s Sir Richard’s Wobbly pop Pilsner. On the higher end of abv for a pils(5.9) and more bitter than most. I really enjoy the ramped up bitterness. I had this when they first opened(pandemic times…mid 2020) and I seem to think I enjoyed it a lot more, not sure if it’s changed or it’s just me. ...
by S. St. Jeb
Tue Jun 04, 2024 11:16 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Breweries closing and/or restructuring and/or bought out
Replies: 83
Views: 32112

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

It seems that Barley Days is closed. From what I can gather, it happened last summer.
by S. St. Jeb
Thu May 30, 2024 11:08 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Turncoat
Replies: 7
Views: 2339

Re: Turncoat

I was under the impression that Turncoat was a contract brew at Dragan and never really got going on a brick and mortar location. (I had crossed them off the list on my 'Try every brewery' quest on that basis.) Tough to say from their website / Facebook. Ah, so a 5th St. Kitts brewery. I've heard o...
by S. St. Jeb
Thu May 30, 2024 11:07 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Turncoat
Replies: 7
Views: 2339

Re: Turncoat

Craig wrote: Thu May 30, 2024 3:28 pm Not only have I never heard of them, I've never heard of any of the St. Cats breweries!
Yah, I think they are all in the "under the radar" category. Locke St. does have an LCBO listing, and I think they had a second one at one point in time.
by S. St. Jeb
Thu May 30, 2024 11:05 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Turncoat
Replies: 7
Views: 2339

Re: Turncoat

That is a strange way to find out a brewery for sure. Never heard of them either. It's a bit weird though, it says on their site that they have a physical location, but there are no hours posted nor are there any pictures of their space on their Instagram. Going back they said a year ago that they ...
by S. St. Jeb
Wed May 29, 2024 10:08 pm
Forum: Breweries, Tied Houses & Taprooms
Topic: Turncoat
Replies: 7
Views: 2339

Turncoat

I had another "I've never heard of them before" experience today; it was a little strange. My wife was at a funeral, and at the luncheon, she sees a strange beer and sends me a photo. Never seen it or heard of it. Turns out a relative of the deceased is one of three partners in this relati...