Toronto Beer Blog http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:30:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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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Beau’s Oktoberfest is This Weekend!http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/beaus-oktoberfest-weekend/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/beaus-oktoberfest-weekend/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:32:43 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4217 So I know I’ve been posting the press releases etc, but allow me just a minute to tell you exactly why I will drive 4.5 hours east on Friday, just to join a party the likes of which I could probably find closer to home. The answer is simple: I actually couldn’t find it closer […]

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Throw Your Own Oktoberfest Party With These Beershttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/oktoberfest/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/oktoberfest/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:04:20 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4213 While some craft beer snobs turn up their noses at the Marzenbeirs served at Oktoberfest for their lack of IPA-level hops, these beers are fantastic, and make at least one beer writer more than a little giddy. Yes, Oktoberfest is upon us once again. The festival is an anniversary celebration of the marriage of King […]

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ONTARIO CRAFT BREWERS HOST THIRD ANNUAL CONFERENCE & SUPPLIERS MARKETPLACEhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/ontario-craft-brewers-host-third-annual-conference-suppliers-marketplace/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-news/ontario-craft-brewers-host-third-annual-conference-suppliers-marketplace/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:50:49 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4248 “Industry Event of the Year” features 30+ Speakers/Presenters/Experts 45 Craft Brewing Industry Suppliers in Marketplace & Special Guests, Scottish Craft Brewers on a “Learning Journey” TORONTO (September 26, 2014) – Ontario Craft Brewers will host their third annual, one-day industry conference on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Allstream Centre (Exhibition Place), 105 Princes Blvd, […]

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Harvest Ale — Muskoka Breweryhttp://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/harvest-ale-muskoka-brewery/ http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/beer-review/harvest-ale-muskoka-brewery/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:12:58 +0000 http://www.TorontoBeerBlog.com/?p=4202 In the onslaught of all the new fall beers at the LCBO, it’s easy to overlook those classics that also come back every fall, like Muskoka’s lovely Harvest Ale. Believe it or not, this was Muskoka’s very first seasonal special offering, now joined by such illustrious beers as Winter Beard, Spring Oddity, and Summer Weisse. […]

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