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Stone FML is tasting great! It has a nice dank, resinous and piney bitterness that's scratching my west coast itch. Can date Jan 5th could be worse.

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My local in Georgetown just got stock so I will check it out. Cheers!

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Speaking of old favourites, the Péché Mortel is hitting the shelves again.

https://www.lcbo.com/en/dieu-du-ciel-peche-mortel-30661

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midlife crisis wrote: Thu Mar 16, 2023 10:41 pm
El Pinguino wrote: Wed Mar 15, 2023 11:56 am
lister wrote: Fri Mar 10, 2023 3:50 pm

In addition to missing Rouge, I miss Southern Tier too.
That was a fun time.

I miss doing the private orders. My favourite was ordering cases of Great Divide Titan and Hercules. Those beers blew me away back then.
A certain highly respected Eastern Ontario brewer dealing out of his trunk at Toronto's best craft beer emporium. Loved it!
The TK was certainly the most unusual beer pickup; I think the Hair Of The Dog might be the most memorable though. :o

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I believe I still have a TK or two at the very back of the cellar. They have long since gone "off" though, unfortunately.

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midlife crisis wrote: Sat Mar 18, 2023 9:05 pm I believe I still have a TK or two at the very back of the cellar. They have long since gone "off" though, unfortunately.
Probably a wonderful rhapsody of flavour compared to my sole surviving Sam Adams Triple Bock.

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ry_kinney wrote: Sat Mar 18, 2023 6:08 pm Stone FML is tasting great! It has a nice dank, resinous and piney bitterness that's scratching my west coast itch. Can date Jan 5th could be worse.
I agree with you. Not just another juice bomb. It kind of out me in mind of the original Amsterdam Fracture

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skaghevn wrote: Sat Mar 18, 2023 6:42 pm Speaking of old favourites, the Péché Mortel is hitting the shelves again.

https://www.lcbo.com/en/dieu-du-ciel-peche-mortel-30661
That is great news, it’s been far too long.

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What great news to start the week, Peche is still one of my all time favourite Canadian beers. I can't even remember the last time it showed up in the LCBO, it's got to have been years.

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seangm wrote: Mon Mar 20, 2023 12:21 pm What great news to start the week, Peche is still one of my all time favourite Canadian beers. I can't even remember the last time it showed up in the LCBO, it's got to have been years.
LCBO listing says 473ml can for Peche - that's a big one!

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I had a Bellwoods A Stout with Coffee (https://www.lcbo.com/en/bellwoods-brewe ... ffee-30366) the other day and thought it strongly resembled my memory of Peche. Possibly a little stronger on the coffee and a little more approachable at 5%. Reminded me why I grew to love that brewery back in the day.

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Craig wrote: Mon Mar 20, 2023 10:49 pm I had a Bellwoods A Stout with Coffee (https://www.lcbo.com/en/bellwoods-brewe ... ffee-30366) the other day and thought it strongly resembled my memory of Peche. Possibly a little stronger on the coffee and a little more approachable at 5%. Reminded me why I grew to love that brewery back in the day.
I wasn't a fan of this beer for petty much the reasons you've stated: At a higher abv I feel like the coffee wouldn't overpower the beer, but as it it's too much coffee and not enough malt to hold it together. For my tastes...
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Cass wrote: Mon Mar 20, 2023 12:41 pm
seangm wrote: Mon Mar 20, 2023 12:21 pm What great news to start the week, Peche is still one of my all time favourite Canadian beers. I can't even remember the last time it showed up in the LCBO, it's got to have been years.
LCBO listing says 473ml can for Peche - that's a big one!
I missed that! Five bucks is a pretty solid deal for a tall can of Peche.

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Craig wrote: Mon Mar 20, 2023 10:49 pm I had a Bellwoods A Stout with Coffee (https://www.lcbo.com/en/bellwoods-brewe ... ffee-30366) the other day and thought it strongly resembled my memory of Peche. Possibly a little stronger on the coffee and a little more approachable at 5%. Reminded me why I grew to love that brewery back in the day.
I'm glad you guys will get to try some of the best of what Quebec has, but I found that Bellwoods to be pretty sweet for my tastes.

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seangm wrote: Tue Mar 21, 2023 10:31 am
Cass wrote: Mon Mar 20, 2023 12:41 pm
seangm wrote: Mon Mar 20, 2023 12:21 pm What great news to start the week, Peche is still one of my all time favourite Canadian beers. I can't even remember the last time it showed up in the LCBO, it's got to have been years.
LCBO listing says 473ml can for Peche - that's a big one!
I missed that! Five bucks is a pretty solid deal for a tall can of Peche.
Solid deal indeed, especially when Bellwoods wants $8 for the equivalent beer (10% imperial) or same price ($5) for the 5% coffee stout
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