Toronto Beer Blog http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:54:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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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Should I Shave or Should I Growhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/shave-grow/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/shave-grow/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:44:18 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4258 Update! Well, in the end, like a leafs game, it was a blow out. In total, we raised nearly $650 for the Nicaragua trip, and grow won with a very comfortable $500. Turns out people really do like the lumberjack look! So thank you thank you thank you. In addition to letting me keep my […]

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New Beau’s “Ballot” Pale Ale rewards voting action in Toronto’s Ward 19http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/new-beaus-ballot-pale-ale-rewards-voting-action-torontos-ward-19/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/new-beaus-ballot-pale-ale-rewards-voting-action-torontos-ward-19/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:04:25 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4251 PUBLIC Inc. & Beau’s All Natural Brewing’s initiative celebrates young voter turnout in Trinity-Spadina at post-election events featuring Ballot, a “democratically elected” beer (TORONTO – Oct. 16, 2014) Beau’s All Natural Brewery has teamed up with Toronto’s cause-marketing agency PUBLIC Inc. to create an electoral campaign designed to encourage and celebrate young voter turnout in […]

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Piperales — Garden Brewershttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/piperales-garden-brewers/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/piperales-garden-brewers/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:05:45 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4237 Brewing unique craft beer in Hamilton sounds like a Herculean task. And yet, I think I know the people who could pull it off. Meet Victor and Sonja North, the couple behind Garden Brewers. They were recently pitted against Mark and Mandie Murphy in a cute/sincerity-off, but both couples simultaneously elected to make cheese fondue […]

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Autumn Hop Harvest Ale — Amsterdam Brewing Co.http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/autumn-hop-harvest-ale-amsterdam-brewing-co-2014/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/autumn-hop-harvest-ale-amsterdam-brewing-co-2014/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:50:12 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4232 Eat fresh; eat local. Right? How about drinking a beer made with hops picked the day it was brewed? Amsterdam’s Autumn Hop Harvest Ale is exactly that, a “wet-hopped” pale ale. Wet-hopping is a term you may well have heard, if you’re a craft beer loyalist these days. And it’s a bit of a confusing […]

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