Québec Francais

August 20th, 201803 Pendant que les écureuils et les geais bleus se payent la traite dans mes plants de bleuets, je réussis quand même à récolter quelques tomates et concombres que j'ai préalablement protégés de la faune environnante. C'est toujours un plaisir de goûter naturellement nos aliments, il en est de même avec Read Source Article

August 12th, 2018010 C'est du 7 au 9 septembre que tous les Oktoberfestifs seront accueillis à l'Oktoberfest de Repentigny pour sa 13e édition ! En s'installant une fois de plus au Parc de l'Île-Lebel, l'Oktoberfest prévoit non seulement le retour des classiques faisant sa renommée, mais également plusieurs nouveautés, qui font annuellement de Read Source Article

July 29th, 201805 L'Éloge de la lenteur est une bière de style saison de couleur paille foncée à l'odeur fruitée et au goût sec, amer, et désaltérant. Champ Libre, la brasserie et distillerie, vient d'ouvrir dans la ville de Mercier et vaut le détour si vous êtes dans le coin. Je suis tombé Read Source Article

Quebec English

August 16th, 2018010 An article by Noah Forrest This past weekend was Foudre Unis. We survived. If you are not aware, Foudre Unis 2018 was the first in a hopefully long series of beer festivals hosted by Brasserie Dunham (held about a ten minute drive from their brewery in a small eastern townships Read Source Article

August 9th, 201808 An article by Noah Forrest I'm excited to write this post. Tooth and Nail Brewing Company is a gem of a brewery that I always recommend to people when they are visiting Ottawa. There is something special about the quality, consistency, drinkability, and care behind their products that elevates Read Source Article

July 31st, 201805 An Article by Noah Forrest 2017 was great for Avant-Garde – Artisans Brasseurs. They definitely stepped up their game from previous years, hosting two separate bottle releases and dropping a ton of barrel-aged beers for us to pine over. These bottles were rather well received, helping solidify Read Source Article

July 24th, 201808 An article by Noah Forrest Microbrasserie 4 Origines opened its doors in April this year, but they are already starting to garner a reputation for quality beer. Located at the eastern tip of Point-St-Charles, patrons can have a beer in their beautiful tap room, or Read Source Article

July 18th, 201808 Ever year a large group of people descend on Salon 1861 for a weekend of fanatical, fantastic consumption of craft beer from Quebec. La Cuvée Hiver usually takes place in March and it's a no bullshit event with good local brew and a selection of local food. Read Source Article


September 18th, 201800 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, 2018015 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

June 25th, 201802 Produced in Hamilton, Ontario, Collective Arts Honey & Lavender Cider is a pale straw colour and exudes effervescence long after being poured, and even produces a persistent ring around your glass. This summer seasonal is mainly apple juice and honey on the nose, with a subtle, but enticing air of Read Source Article

April 2nd, 201804 The newest member of the formidable Bastard series from Nickel Brook Brewing Co in Burlington, Ontario eschews the high-octane, barrel-aged nature of its predecessors in favour of a lighter take on British stout. Cheeky Bastard is black and opaque, pouring with a rather large and tight head that has a Read Source Article

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September 17th, 2018

I'm someone who definitely judges a beer by their cover when I'm at a beer store and there's hundreds of options and I don't know what to pick. So, when I saw a craft beer in a Stubby bottle... one that's freaking 500mL, I had to buy it, it also...
September 10th, 2018

Today marks the one year anniversary of visiting Saskatoon's 9 Mile Legacy Brewing for the very first time, so it made sense to review one of their beers. I decided on Ella Pale New World IPA.Description: Ella is a kiss of Southern Hemisphere hops,...
September 6th, 2018

I reviewed Beau's Hopfenlager just a few days ago, so I was thinking I should do another India Pale Lager this week! Today I'm checking out India Session Lager by Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Quebec based Brasserie Maltstrom. The India Session Lager is...
September 4th, 2018

I met up with the folks over at Avant-Garde Artisans Brasseurs a few weeks back and Renaud from AG tried to send me home with a large box of beer that I couldn't possibly take home with me.. so I had to pick a few beers from the Read Source Article...

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...