Ummm, okay, here’s the thing: Dieu du Ciel!, it’s like a beer Mecca. If you don’t know, they make a huge variety of incredible beers, lots of Belgian styles, but also heaps of new-school brews, from badass AIPAs to BIPAs to RISs. Haha, jargon abbreviations kick ass. Suffice to say, these guys are just a few inches ahead of the cutting edge. They have two locations, the brewpub in Montreal at St. Laurent and Laurier west, and their brewery in St. Jermaine. After a bit of a walk up St Laurent, in which I constantly pointed out a variety of signs to Rob that were in English, just to annoy (including common English words like “baguette”, “brioche”, and “poutine”), we…. [Read More]
I regularly describe myself as an "ardent supporter of beer", which pretty well sums it up. While I'm not working or busy being a husband and dad (okay, honestly, sometimes while I'm doing those things), I am drinking beer, attending events, visiting pubs, and thinking about beer. I work at Castro's Lounge, my local bar in the Beach, where I host beer events and take part in most things beer-related.