Québec Francais

November 5th, 201705 La semaine dernière, j'ai eu la chance de visiter l'usine d'Unibroue à Chambly en compagnie de quelques chanceux amateurs, guidés… Read Source Article

October 28th, 201701 Si vous suivez notre série de brassage, vous êtes maintenant rendu à la 2-3 semaine. C'est maintenant la dernière étape : l'embouteillage. À ce point, vous avez déjà réussi le défi de brasser une bière, il ne reste plus qu'à la gazéifié et la mettre en bouteille. Pour lire les autres Read Source Article

Quebec English

November 8th, 201702 New comers to the scene Matera Brasseurs Tonneliers, have been working hard to get some of their beers down to their specific vision and liking. They have big dreams to move things to their own facility in the future, but for the moment they are currently Read Source Article

November 6th, 2017012 An Article by Noah Forrest Barrel-aging beer is nothing new at this point. Whether it's bourbon and whiskey barrels, or even wine barrels, it seems that at this point most breweries have dabbled in the process. Alcohol-infused oak lends new layers of complexity to the beer that's being aged. Bourbon Read Source Article

October 30th, 201705 An article by Noah Forrest In the span of less than three years, Brasserie Auval has become one of the most sought after and hyped breweries in Canada. Whenever a new beer drops, the online trading forums light up with those seeking and trading these illustrious beers. To say Read Source Article

October 26th, 201704 Now lets be honest, is Beaus Brewing really a neighbor? I mean it is only really a short 1 hour 10 min drive away from Montreal and just on the edge of the border of Quebec and Ontario. Also it is distributed in large numbers in our Read Source Article

October 23rd, 201705 An article by Noah Forrest Two Saturday's ago marked the 2017 Brasserie Dunham Fall bottle release, an event that helps one cope with the impending winter doom that awaits us. As usual, many incredible barrel-aged bottles were sold to thirsty patrons in the beautiful town of Dunham, Quebec. In Read Source Article


September 12th, 2017024 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, 201707 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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November 20th, 2017

I wasn't expecting to review this beer anytime soon because it was going to be only available at the Quality Inn Beer Vendor. Somehow.. it made its way to Liquor Marts as well! Chris & Co at the Quality Inn Beer Vendor have been some of the best...
November 14th, 2017

I think that Autumn '17 has been one of the best years for Fresh Hopped beers, in fact - I think there's at least five of them available at the LC here in Manitoba. One of the first ones to sell out near immediately was Nickel Brook Brewing's Read...
November 13th, 2017

Manitoba is (for now) the only Surly market in Canada, so it's always exciting to get something new/unique from the Minneapolis brewery. Last week, they brought out their Furious Black IPA to town - Their Furious Black IPA is described as being...

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...