Toronto Beer Blog http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:53:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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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Happy International Women’s Dayhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/happy-international-womens-day/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/happy-international-womens-day/#comments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 01:30:10 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4345 From the whole crew down here at TorontoBeerBlog.com, we’d like to wish everybody a big huge happy International Women’s Day. I know not a small number of women who are huge superstars, but for the sake of this blog, I’d like to give special recognition to the wonderful women who make and sell beer around […]

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Muddy York Brewing Co. Ready to Launch in Ontario Next Weekhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/muddy-york-brewing-co-ready-launch-ontario-next-week/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/muddy-york-brewing-co-ready-launch-ontario-next-week/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:30:07 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4337 Toronto, ON – Muddy York Brewing Co. is pleased to announce that they will be supplying licensees with their first offering, Muddy York Porter, next week. An official launch date of January 29th, 2015 will see this beer on tap at various locations, including The Wren, Buster Rhino’s, The Mugshot Tavern and The Bent Elbow […]

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Cruiser – Amsterdam Brewing Co.http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/cruiser-amsterdam-brewing-co/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/cruiser-amsterdam-brewing-co/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:08:36 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4329 As much as I evangelize the goodness of drinking a variety of types and tastes of beers, I must confess: the beers I tend to keep on hand and reach for time and again, are hoppier pale ales and IPAs. And I know, everybody who hasn’t drank the koolaid is probably pretty sick of hearing […]

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My Obligatory The Beer Store Critique.http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/obligatory-beer-store-critique/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/obligatory-beer-store-critique/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 04:09:17 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4319 I’ve said in the past that news about alcohol sales in Ontario is cyclical, but every time a story breaks the wave pushes a little further up the beach. If that’s the case the leaked agreement before Christmas flooded the front garden bed, and the news today soaked the front hall. If you, unlike me, […]

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The Great Sam Adams Debatehttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/great-sam-adams-debate/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/great-sam-adams-debate/#comments Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:47:02 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4305 While big brewers aren’t bad for being successful, and small bars aren’t bad for aiming to be unique, I have no time for blind hipsterism. If you are a good little craft beer fan, you probably followed the moderate explosion in the craft beer world south of the border yesterday. Let’s call it Jimgate. If […]

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Old News: The LCBO is The Beer Store’s bitchhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/old-news-lcbo-beer-stores-bitch/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/old-news-lcbo-beer-stores-bitch/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:16:26 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4297 If you’ve been following along the usual social media channels today, you will likely have seen a good deal about the leaked document outlining the operational agreement between The LCBO and BRI Inc (the fancy name for The Beer Store). I was one of more than a few writers that got sent the leaked document […]

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Too Much Newshttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/much-news/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/much-news/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:26:42 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4291 Wow, stop blogging for a few weeks to actually do something to earn income, and you find yourself with a not small backlog of news, samples, and events. Let’s get to this: I Call It Uncanny A few beers are now available in cans, and I couldn’t be happier. Why? Cans are perfectly air-tight and […]

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