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cfrancis
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Post by cfrancis »

Just noticed that Founders Backwards Bastard is back on the LCBO site. No inventory.

Anyone know is this is coming back?


Please, please. I love this beer.

seangm
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Post by seangm »

Philip1 wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:46 pm Has anyone seen Collective Arts Saint of Circumstance lately? Neither my local TBS, LCBOs, or supermarkets have had it for what seems like half a year now. Even on the Collective Arts website it is one of the beers that doesn't have a "Shop Now" link for ordering suggesting it is no longer available even at the brewery.
I thought it was effectively replaced by Matter of Fact; fairly certain I saw as much mentioned on their social media a while back.

sofakingdrunk
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Post by sofakingdrunk »

cfrancis wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 3:02 pm Just noticed that Founders Backwards Bastard is back on the LCBO site. No inventory.

Anyone know is this is coming back?


Please, please. I love this beer.
It is a great beer. I’d be glad to see it back as well.

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Post by Philip1 »

seangm wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 3:05 pm
Philip1 wrote: Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:46 pm Has anyone seen Collective Arts Saint of Circumstance lately? Neither my local TBS, LCBOs, or supermarkets have had it for what seems like half a year now. Even on the Collective Arts website it is one of the beers that doesn't have a "Shop Now" link for ordering suggesting it is no longer available even at the brewery.
I thought it was effectively replaced by Matter of Fact; fairly certain I saw as much mentioned on their social media a while back.
Thanks. I like Matter of Fact but prefer Saint of Circumstance. Disappointing.

Since Founders has been mentioned I was really hoping they'd bring back the hoppy PC Pils, which now has a new name. Also, when I was in Milan in 2019 I went into some pub to watch a Liverpool match and was surprised to see Founders' All Day IPA on tap. It's not a style I normally drink but I enjoyed that one. It always annoys me when I go to Europe and see beers from neighbouring American states that I can't get here in ON.

Ukie
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Post by Ukie »

Picked up a couple 500 ml cans of Lagunitas IPA at the LCBO, little more convenient than cans and I noticed that is was brewed in The Netherlands. I knew a lot of breweries were expanding overseas but to brew the beer and ship back to Canada seems different. Anyone tried and can compare Lagunitas USA made and Lagunitas Netherlands made?

$3.10 for a 500 ml can seems fair?

https://www.lcbo.com/en/lagunitas-ipa-26164

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S. St. Jeb
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Post by S. St. Jeb »

Willibald now has a listing in the LCBO.

https://www.lcbo.com/en/willibald-export-lager-30289

I haven't had anything from them before. This is an interesting one as it is a lager, but clocks in at 6.5%

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Craig
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Post by Craig »

I like that beer a lot.

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