Québec Francais

February 13th, 201908 Une aura mythique entoure depuis ses tout débuts la brasserie Auval. Il faut dire que dépendamment de votre région, votre chance de tomber sur ces bouteilles rouge, noire et blanche va de très faible à carrément improbable. Un ami qui descend en Gaspésie chaque Noël pour voir de la famille Read Source Article

January 20th, 201906 À l'occasion de mon anniversaire, ma femme et mes amis m'ont offert un fût de bière pour la soirée de fête. Ayant un petit frigidaire modifié pour contenir un fût, et comme il est maintenant possible d'acheter de la bière en vrac directement chez les brasseurs, ils se sont tournés Read Source Article

Quebec English

March 5th, 201900 The Home Brew edition is created to focus on the individualistic and personal passions for beer, whether by an individual or a group. I find it important to focus on the smaller aspects of craft beer such as home brewing to emphasize where true brewing starts. And often times expands Read Source Article

February 26th, 201901 Vox Populi has been around for some years now, I first tried their double fruit punch IPA at Mondial festival few years back, and that's what really put them on my radar. Although I was not very satisfied with that inital version, the beer has really developed with time Read Source Article

February 19th, 201901 It is a Saturday morning and you wake up bright and early, fresh as the day because last night you made the decision to skip on the after work drinks and take a night to relax with some dinner and a movie and a glass of water. But today is Read Source Article

February 13th, 201908 Microbrasserie Dieu Du Ciel has been a staple in Montreal since their inception in 1998, and my discover of Dieu Du Ciel started after some time of moving to Montreal. But since my first sip of Moralite I have tried several of their offerings. I had never really however Read Source Article

January 13th, 2019011 Like most predictive posts, this one has serious belief twinged with hyperbolic projection. Nonetheless, I thought I'd share some of my visions of the coming year in craft beer.Prediction 1: People will start to realize that milkshakes and bruts are no substitute for the hazy successor to the American IPA. Read Source Article


December 7th, 201805 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, 201805 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

July 13th, 2018017 So the past month or so has actually been a pretty informative one for me, and, because I'm trying not to just let those thoughts out into bursts on my twitter account, I thought I'd put a few things out on here as well. And while I've been talking about Read Source Article

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Western Canada


March 20th, 2019

Today is the first day of spring so it only makes sense to review a beer brewed specially for the Spring Equinox, Dieu du Ciel's Équinoxe du Printemps. The thing is.. I bought this beer at Dépanneur Peluso back in April 2014, making this beer five...
March 14th, 2019

Most of my most popular reviews in recent memory have all one common theme - non-alcoholic beer or beer that has a very minimal amount of alcohol to it (under 1%). I feel that a lot of people are wanting to cut out booze from their diet but still...
March 8th, 2019

Today I'm checking out one of Beau's newest beers, E.S.B. (Extra Special Bitter), an English-style Pale Ale brewed with Goldings hops and fermented with English Ale yeast. I've been meaning to review this for nearly two months now but I'm stubborn...

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...