Québec Francais

September 5th, 201703 Quand? Du 8 au 10 septembre 2017 Vendredi 8 septembre : 15h à 23h Samedi 9 septembre : 11h à 23h Dimanche 10 septembre : 11h à 18h Où? Parc de l'île Lebel 396 rue Notre-Dame, Repentigny Combien? À partir de 15$ pour une journée et à partir de 30$ pour les 3 jours de l'événement Faut le boire pour Read Source Article

August 19th, 201704 Bienvenu sur 42 Bières et voici mes 42 liens du 19 août 2017. Alors j'ai pour vous … En vedette Les bières en bouteilles sont 50% plus chères que les bières en canettes. Nouveau scandale? C'est assez difficile d'avoir une idée exacte pour tout le marché de la bière au Québec. Par Read Source Article

August 18th, 201702 Le mois d'août est un de mes mois préféré, pourquoi? Parce que les nuits fraîches m'apportent des nuits de sommeil réparateur, les matins clairs et encore engourdis de la fraicheur de la nuit donnent une dimension différente au chant des oiseaux, les journées chaudes sans charge d'humidité me permettent de Read Source Article

August 13th, 201706 Après vins et fromages, et bière et pâté, voici une proposition difficile à refuser; bière et chocolat. Ceux qui n'ont jamais essayé peuvent trouver la combinaison étrange, mais la combinaison d'amertume, de sucre et de saveurs à quelque chose de spécial qui vaut le détour. Contrairement à notre habitude, l'emphase Read Source Article

August 10th, 201709 Profitant d'une belle journée de vélo avec père sur le bord du Richelieu, j'ai fait une escale chez les Brasseurs du Moulin à mi-chemin, histoire d'enfin goutter leur bière. La brasserie n'aurait pas pu trouver meilleur emplacement qu'une belle grande terrasse directement sur le bord de la rivière. La vue La brasserie Read Source Article

Quebec English

July 27th, 201708 An article by Noah Forrest Let's be honest, for the most part, the modern craft beer enthusiast isn't particularly excited about traditional German-styled lagers and ales (with the exception of the hyper-trendy Berliner Weisse). This is certainly not the case for everyone, but I believe the success of the Pilsner Read Source Article

July 24th, 2017010 An article by Noah Forrest Like so many Montreal “Anglos,” I grew up in the West Island. I lived there for a good portion of my life. As a people, I don't think we are particularly well-liked by the rest of the city. Many see West Islanders a people who Read Source Article

July 19th, 201709 An article by Noah Forrest Summer is finally taking hold of Montréal, or at least we can hope. I was recently on vacation and the weather was garbage for the most part. That said, the colder temperatures allowed me to kill off a few imperial stouts. However, I think many Read Source Article

July 18th, 201705 Few months ago Pub Pit Caribou in Montreal celebrated their one year anniversary with quite the celebration, I missed what seems like a crazy dance party at night, However, I was there during the day. Along with a list of great draft beers and special bottled beers Read Source Article

July 10th, 201702 Microbrasserie Le Bockale , located in Drumondville, Quebec, one hour and fifteen minutes south east of Montreal, is a fairly new brewery to hit my knowledge. I am unsure about the history of this brewery, but I believe they are fairly new to the beer scene here Read Source Article

July 2nd, 201707 I just happened to be in Toronto when the first can-release preceded the anxiously awaited opening of Though I expected a lineup, I wasn't sure a 4.7% ABV Stout and a Dortmunder would draw the crowds, but while I wasn't alone in this assessment (as many in line described the Read Source Article


September 12th, 2017021 Primarily known for their vinegars, Reinhart Foods in Stayner, Ontario recently entered the hard cider market with a sweet and light entry made from provincially grown Gala, Mcintosh and Cortland apples. Reinhart's Red Apple Light Cider is a pale golden colour reminiscent of an American lager and yields a loose Read Source Article

June 20th, 201704 The first entry in Ontario's growing craft cider market to come from Ottawa is produced by Revolution Investments Limited. Flying Canoe Hard Cider pours with a noticeable chill haze and a light orange or pencil yellow hue to it. It looks like some of the ciders I've made in my Read Source Article

April 3rd, 201703 Local Press from Collective Arts Brewing's Cider offshoot in Hamilton is produced with a blend of Northern Spy, Ida Red and Spartan Apples grown here in Ontario. It has a light, ever so slightly hazy golden tone that brings a Chardonnay to mind. Plenty of fine carbonation contributes to an Read Source Article

March 8th, 201704 As the travel, along with the huge amounts of stress and panic brought on by the ultimately rewarding privilege of working on a second book (MAY 20TH, FOLKS!) has officially died down, I'm finding myself looking towards my own fridge for inspiration, and finding that over the years Read Source Article

February 20th, 201705 This slightly hazy, golden-hued Helles lager from Collingwood, Ontario's Side Launch Brewing Company has pencil yellow highlights and pours with a large and frothy head that has excellent retention and tends to leave some light spots of lace near the top of my glass. Mountain Lager has floral and perfume-like Read Source Article

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September 15th, 2017

I'm a farm boy, I grew up on a mixed grain/cattle operation my entire life. My dad was proud of the cows that he raised, and at one point - he even let me name one of his calves Cody.Obviously, raising cattle wasn't my thing. I was more Read Source...
September 14th, 2017

I've heard lots of rave reviews of Toppling Goliath Brewing out of Decorah, Iowa. This is the first time trying a beer from Toppling Goliath, as well as the first time trying a beer out of Iowa. Tonight I'm checking out their well raved after...
September 5th, 2017

The folks over at Phillips Brewing are celebrating their 16th anniversary - for their sweet 16, they are releasing Hopocalypse Meow, an Imperial IPA at 9.2% featuring tropical hops and a crisp maltiness.Appearance: Golden ale with a light amount of...
September 4th, 2017

Another season, another mix pack by Beau's All Natural Brewing! This year's fall mix pack consists of Beau's Lug Treat Lagered Ale (Kölsch), Cranberry Derby - a pale ale with cranberries and oats, The Spice Principle - a heavily spiced German-style...

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...