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northyorksammy wrote: Thu Jul 20, 2023 10:02 pm anyone know when equilibrium astrophysics batch was canned. It came out in NY State in January 23.
No dates to be found anywhere on the can, but 6 months old sounds about right (based on tasting it)
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Post by sofakingdrunk »

Happy to read that St Bernardus Xmas Ale is getting listed again.
Hopefully it’s a sign of things to come and maybe the return of more winter warmer style beers for the holiday season

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sofakingdrunk wrote: Thu Sep 14, 2023 8:14 pm Happy to read that St Bernardus Xmas Ale is getting listed again.
Hopefully it’s a sign of things to come and maybe the return of more winter warmer style beers for the holiday season
Very nice! I'm a sucker for holiday spice type beers, always enjoy them during the holiday times. Will pick this up for sure.

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Post by tyke66a »

Lets hope we get Sam Smith Winter Welcome back again after a three year absence. One of the best winter beers

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Ok this year I've got to actually grab some St. Bernardus Xmas Ale. For some reason I've never had that one, despite loving and buying all their other stuff. And agreed on the winter spiced beers in general, I've still got a bottle of Gouden Carolus Christmas that I've been saving in case it doesn't come back this year.

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Post by Murphy* »

I was able to buy Fullers Vintage 2023 this past weekend at the LCBO on Innes in Ottawa.

Also I spotted this on the LCBO website, a possible Christmas pack?

https://www.lcbo.com/en/westmalle-gift- ... lass-34145

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Post by walz22 »

Is the Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van de Keizer ever coming back? Really do miss that beer.

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Post by dale cannon »

The latest Unibroue mix pack at TBS has gone from bottles to cans and has 3 each of Eau Benite, TP, LFDM and Maudite.
That's the way she goes. Sometimes she goes, sometimes it doesn't. She didn't go. That's the way she goes.

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dale cannon wrote: Wed Sep 20, 2023 6:31 pm The latest Unibroue mix pack at TBS has gone from bottles to cans and has 3 each of Eau Benite, TP, LFDM and Maudite.
The coming gift pack won't be terribly different -- LFDM, Maudite, Saison Libre, and Blanche de Chambly (plus a BdC glass). The cans will be bigger in this one, and I don't think the Saison Libre has floated in Ontario before.

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walz22 wrote: Wed Sep 20, 2023 4:57 pm Is the Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van de Keizer ever coming back? Really do miss that beer.

I hope so as well. I just drank my only remaining bottle(2017) on the weekend.

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Murphy* wrote: Wed Sep 20, 2023 3:06 pm I was able to buy Fullers Vintage 2023 this past weekend at the LCBO on Innes in Ottawa.

Also I spotted this on the LCBO website, a possible Christmas pack?

https://www.lcbo.com/en/westmalle-gift- ... lass-34145

Wow that’s very early for the vintage. Earliest I remeber seeing any of the holiday stuff is a week or two before Halloween.

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I could be mistaken, but those Fullers's Vintage Ales have really jumped in price. Not sure it's related to Sapporo or not.

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Murphy* wrote: Wed Sep 20, 2023 3:06 pm I was able to buy Fullers Vintage 2023 this past weekend at the LCBO on Innes in Ottawa.

Also I spotted this on the LCBO website, a possible Christmas pack?

https://www.lcbo.com/en/westmalle-gift- ... lass-34145
Nice! I've been wanting a Westmalle glass for quite some time, I need to boost my Trappist glassware collection. Based on the description, this is probably it: https://merchantduvin.com/the-beers/wes ... -gift-box/

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Post by Andicus »

Yeah, I've wanted a Westmalle glass, as well.

Definitely in for this gift pack!

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Post by sofakingdrunk »

Made a random LCBO stop today and I was pleasantly surprised to see a St Ambroise barrel aged imperial Porter.
I’ve always been a fan of their RIS, but havn't seen it for a while.
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