Québec Francais

July 13th, 201900 Nous voilà arriver à cet été qui paraissait presqu'irréel il y quelques semaines à peine. Et pourtant un bon matin, on se lève et on se dit : Pff ce qu'il peut faire chaud!!! Il faut bien se plaindre un peu de la température, c'est une question de Read Source Article

Quebec English

July 26th, 201900 An article by Noah Forrest Robin – Bière Naturelle opened their doors in February this year. Located in Waterloo, about an hour and a half east of Montreal, this townships-based establishment isn't your typical brewery. In fact, they don't actually brew at all. Instead, Robin purchases un-fermented wort from a Read Source Article...

June 28th, 201906 An article by Noah Forrest Summer is finally here! I'm very excited to stop complaining about the cold so I can jump right into complaining about the heat. I can just see myself now, laying half naked on the couch dreaming of snow flurries; feeling like a damn hypocrite. Summer also Read Source Article

June 27th, 201901 I don't even know where I am going to go with this post, except for a vague idea and, moreover, this post is only tangentially about Brasserie du Bas-Canada's marvelous IPA or the brewery itself (though I will review the former and nod to the latter).This post, rather, Read Source Article

June 20th, 201902 An article by Noah Forrest Within a couple of years, Brasserie du Bas-Canada has gone from being one of the many (and I mean many) new breweries on the block, to producing some of the most sought after beers in the province. Their level of hype at this point Read Source Article

June 13th, 201901 An article by Noah Forrest Mixed fermented beer with fruits and other adjuncts are pretty common now in the modern craft beer spectrum. Some are brewed with either wild yeasts or acidifying bacteria, or perhaps both. There is something magical about the combination of Brettanomyces and acidity, especially when coupled Read Source Article

June 11th, 201901 The history of the Roman Empire began and ended with heavy tones, similar to these four beasts from Brasserie Du Bas Canada, all weighing in at a heavy 8% alcohol by volume. Rome, the capital of the Roman Empire was founded on the principle of bloodshed, it was the Read Source Article


April 27th, 201900 This is just something I had to get down and takes a bit of jumping, so please bear with me. So I've been sick the past…christ, three weeks or so with a respiratory infection that just won't go away. It felt like it was clearing up last week, but then it Read Source Article

December 7th, 201808 Reefer! Marijuana! Cannabis! Weed! Ganja! Wacky Tobacky! The Devil's Lettuce! The weed that plants its roots in HELL! So it's legal here in Canada now, after a very long time of being illegal but mostly unenforced save for the odd dispensary bust. The governments in each province handles things their Read Source Article

September 18th, 2018019 This Munich style helles lager from Toronto's Muddy York Brewing Co. is a bright and clear golden colour and produces a large, porous white head that leaves a small collar in its wake and amoeba-like spots of lace on your glass. Gaslight Helles Lager has strong caramel and toffee aromas Read Source Article

July 30th, 201803 This limited edition release from Collective Arts Brewing from Hamilton, Ontario is a hazy and opaque chartreuse colour that pours with a large and loose white head that burns off in but a few seconds and leave little more than a floss-like ring behind. The citrus character of Lime & Read Source Article

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Western Canada


September 11th, 2019

Thanks again Brent for another beer! Today I'm checking out Calgary-based Cabin Brewing's Sunshine Rain IPA."Our take on the classic northwest American IPA shuns the heavy caramel and resin notes typically found in this style for something more...
September 10th, 2019

My buddy Ryan absolutely raves about Whitewater Brewing's beers - they're pretty good and now available in Manitoba through the Quality Inn Beer Store in Winnipeg. Today I'll be trying out their Peanut Butter Shake Peanut Butter Stout. 4.5% ABVFrom...
September 9th, 2019

Thanks Amanda for sending me this! I've only ever had a few beers by Drekker Brewing out of Fargo, ND and each time I've ever had one, it was all thanks to an awesome friend sending one my way! I'm quite impressed with how well the North Dakota Read...

Flatland Beer

April 13th, 2014
Flatland Beer

Sometimes I start a Facebook post, and it ends up as a blog-worthy rant: case-in-point => yesterday's Post on the Flatland BEER Facebook page. (Since I now have a blog, I should probably stop myself halfway into the FB rant, and head over here...
April 9th, 2014
Flatland Beer

The recent announcement that the Toronto Blue Jays' home – Rogers Centre – would enter the 2014 season with the dubious honour of being the only Major League Baseball stadium not offering any craft beer got me thinking about the crossroad...