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Bellwoods Brewery

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Bellwoods Brewery

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Anything Bellwoods brewery releases here.

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That's what the "New non-LCBO/TBS beer releases" thread is for....no?

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El Pinguino wrote:That's what the "New non-LCBO/TBS beer releases" thread is for....no?
Since Bellwoods takes up such a huge proportion of posts on that thread, why not give Bellwoods its own thread, and leave that one your mentioned for everything else?

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Agreed, especially with their upcoming expansion. They are, arguably, our best brewery. Why not give them their own space?

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Yeah I feel as this brewery continues to release new stuff a few times a month, it would be better to have it's own thread.

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And to provide some content, I'll note that they've released their new version of Omertà this week which can be found in the bottle shop. If you're going in for a pint, they have Jutsu Version 5 and Midnight Pilot on tap, both of which I highly recommend giving a try.

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napoleon wrote:And to provide some content, I'll note that they've released their new version of Omertà this week which can be found in the bottle shop. If you're going in for a pint, they have Jutsu Version 5 and Midnight Pilot on tap, both of which I highly recommend giving a try.
Speaking of which, what ever happened to this last fall?
2. With a recent batch of Omertá, an idea stirred. Brewed as per usual, fermented, and dry-hopped with tons of orange peel, hibiscus flowers, and Centennial, we transferred it into rum barrels mid summer. We’ll be adding coconut and pineapple (and perhaps a few other tropical fruits), and letting it age just a bit further to become a delicious Jamaican-style rum punch concoction. This one will be released late September or early October.

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Speaking of which, what ever happened to this last fall?
2. With a recent batch of Omertá, an idea stirred. Brewed as per usual, fermented, and dry-hopped with tons of orange peel, hibiscus flowers, and Centennial, we transferred it into rum barrels mid summer. We’ll be adding coconut and pineapple (and perhaps a few other tropical fruits), and letting it age just a bit further to become a delicious Jamaican-style rum punch concoction. This one will be released late September or early October.
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I went to one of their tasting a while back and I remember the brewer running the session mentioning that they've had to dump 2 or 3 batches of various beers that they felt just didn't work or didn't meet their standards . Perhaps this was one of them? Dumping a batch obviously represents a sizable loss financially for such a small operation but its nice to see a brewery value their reputation over their bottom line.

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Morrish wrote: I went to one of their tasting a while back and I remember the brewer running the session mentioning that they've had to dump 2 or 3 batches of various beers that they felt just didn't work or didn't meet their standards . Perhaps this was one of them? Dumping a batch obviously represents a sizable loss financially for such a small operation but its nice to see a brewery value their reputation over their bottom line.
Yeah I don't think this is the first, nor will it be the last, experiment to be dumped or at very least re-worked. Just wondering if anyone had heard specifics. For the record, it sounds like a fucking great summer drink (even better than Avery Lilikoi Kepolo, which sounds awesome); pina colada in a beer glass.

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sort of like how Blitzen was supposed to be released last winter but never happened

man do i miss blitzen

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The shark is back.

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AugustusRex wrote:
El Pinguino wrote:That's what the "New non-LCBO/TBS beer releases" thread is for....no?
Since Bellwoods takes up such a huge proportion of posts on that thread, why not give Bellwoods its own thread, and leave that one your mentioned for everything else?
Using this logic, I think we should create a "Belgian's non-beer recommendations" thread and leave "Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation" for others. :D

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S. St. Jeb wrote:
AugustusRex wrote:
El Pinguino wrote:That's what the "New non-LCBO/TBS beer releases" thread is for....no?
Since Bellwoods takes up such a huge proportion of posts on that thread, why not give Bellwoods its own thread, and leave that one your mentioned for everything else?
Using this logic, I think we should create a "Belgian's non-beer recommendations" thread and leave "Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation" for others. :D
LOL. Or we could just give Belgian the thread and rename it. Nobody else posts anything useful.

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jeremyg wrote:sort of like how Blitzen was supposed to be released last winter but never happened

man do i miss blitzen
Yeah, I was disappointed when we didn't get Blitzen this year. I was also hoping for 3 Minutes to Midnight as well, it's been almost a year since their blog post about it going into cognac barrels.

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AugustusRex wrote:
S. St. Jeb wrote:
AugustusRex wrote:
Since Bellwoods takes up such a huge proportion of posts on that thread, why not give Bellwoods its own thread, and leave that one your mentioned for everything else?
Using this logic, I think we should create a "Belgian's non-beer recommendations" thread and leave "Uncorked-Wine and Spirits Appreciation" for others. :D
LOL. Or we could just give Belgian the thread and rename it. Nobody else posts anything useful.
Haha....is there a way to block thread from showing up? I have no use for that one...
:D

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