Toronto Beer Blog http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:21:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Win Passes to Toronto Festival of Beer Spring Sessions!http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/win-passes-to-toronto-festival-of-beer-spring-sessions/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/win-passes-to-toronto-festival-of-beer-spring-sessions/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:49:05 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4423 We Have a Winner! Congratulations to Grace Kelly, enjoy the fest! Well hello Toronto (and surrounding area) (and, well, the rest of the world, but unless you’re traveling here this Friday, this maybe won’t mean much to you). Do you like beer? Kind of silly question. You’re reading a blog this very instant, that is […]

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Ontario Beer Sales Changeshttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/ontario-beer-sales-changes/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/ontario-beer-sales-changes/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:02:13 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4410 Are the proposed changes very good? A bit. Are they really rather bad? Sadly, yes. How is this even possible? Let me explain. We have just seen the biggest proposed change in beer sales in Ontario, since the repeal of prohibition and introduction of Brewer’s Warehousing (subsequently Brewer’s Retail, now just The Beer Store). It […]

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Changes to Beer Sales — Guest Post: Victor North, Garden Brewershttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/changes-to-beer-sales-guest-post-victor-north-garden-brewers/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/changes-to-beer-sales-guest-post-victor-north-garden-brewers/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:02:50 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4404 Hey, did you have a really big presentation at work yesterday? Or maybe, you spent the day at the spa? If so, you might have missed the big news about selling beer in Ontario. I’ll be writing a post on it, but in brief: the province will issue 450 licenses to grocery stores to sell […]

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Arrogant Bastard Ale – Stone Brewing Co.http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/arrogant-bastard-ale-stone-brewing-co/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/arrogant-bastard-ale-stone-brewing-co/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:44:59 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4390 Long before hipsterism brought a self-righteous disdain for pretty much everything to our pop culture, Stone Brewing Co. was brewing beers the way they liked them, and telling people who didn’t that they could, effectively, go fuck themselves. While that attitude has nearly become normal in today’s craft brewing scene, when Stone did it in […]

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Central City Brewers launch additional Red Racer Beers in Ontariohttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/central-city-brewers-launch-additional-red-racer-beers-in-ontario/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/central-city-brewers-launch-additional-red-racer-beers-in-ontario/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:19:11 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4393 Introduces Red Racer India Session Ale (ISA), Red Racer Copper Ale & Reign of Hops Mixer Pack Surrey, B.C. – The wait is finally over for Ontario craft beer fans who have been eagerly anticipating the arrival BC-based Central City Brewers + Distillers’ award-winning craft beers. The brewer is pleased to announce their expansion in Ontario […]

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Changes Around This Jointhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/changes-around-this-joint/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/changes-around-this-joint/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:33:40 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4384 I started this blog in 2010. It would be fair to say that I’ve grown a lot. I’ve certainly experienced a lot of things that I never would have guessed at. Things have changed. In fact, sometimes I’ve pushed changes with excitement. But there have been a few things that I have resisted. But I’m […]

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Terrible Ted Red — Lake of Bays Brewing Co.http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/terrible-ted-red-lake-of-bays-brewing-co/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/terrible-ted-red-lake-of-bays-brewing-co/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:57:52 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4365 A second-generation professional hockey play, Theodore “Terrible Ted” Lindsay played on the famous “Production Line” of Gordie Howe and Sid Abel. I think I most like him, though, because his gameplay was a key part in the league instituting penalties for elbowing and kneeing. He also was one of the primary players in organizing the […]

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Beaver River IPA from Beau’s is Back!http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/beaver-river-ipa-from-beaus-is-back/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/beaver-river-ipa-from-beaus-is-back/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:53:26 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4362 Gold medal award-winning IPA has bold-yet-balanced blend of hops with citrusy, earthy hop aromas, complemented by bready maltiness and caramel flavours VANKLEEK HILL – (Mar. 23, 2015) Beau’s Brewery has brought back their award-winning spring seasonal IPA for a 2015 engagement. Beaver River is an assertive yet-very-drinkable India Pale Ale that marries the typical flavour […]

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Release The Hounds Black IPA — Big Rig Breweryhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/release-the-hounds-black-ipa-big-rig-brewery/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/release-the-hounds-black-ipa-big-rig-brewery/#comments Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:00:51 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4355 With the explosion of craft breweries here in Ontario, it can be hard to keep up. Indeed, especially with my Toronto-centric view, breweries like Big Rig often float under my radar until somebody thrusts them into my line of sight. I’ve now sampled a couple of Big Rig’s beers, and all have been decent to […]

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So-so news on the political fronthttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/so-so-news-on-the-political-front/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/so-so-news-on-the-political-front/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:47:29 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4348 I know it’s early, and we’re *this close* to March break, so I’ll forgive you if you haven’t heard, but Martin Regg Cohn broke a pretty big story for The Star this morning. You can read it here: http://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2015/03/13/large-grocers-will-get-wine-beer-under-liberals-plan-cohn.html but the short version is that it looks like the Provincial government’s long-awaited plans to modernize […]

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