Québec Francais

June 29th, 201800 MaBrasserie est une une Coop brassicole située dans le quartier Rosemont à Montréal qui brasse ses propres produits et qui accueille d'autres producteurs. De plus, elle donne des formations brassicoles et a un grand salon de dégustation sur place. Les produits de MaBrasserie sont généralement vendus dans le format cannette et Read Source Article

June 28th, 201801 Comme mes deux collègues l'ont déjà fait de leur côté et superbement détaillé dans cet article, je souhaitais aussi me prêter au jeu d'une dégustation à l'aveugle. Les règles du jeu sont fort simple, il faut se trouver des partenaires prêts à laisser tomber leurs préjugés, définir quels styles seront Read Source Article

June 27th, 201800 Wow, je ne cesse de m'éblouir devant les changements qui s'opère devant moi, un jour tout est gris et un bon matin tout est nuance de vert, on oublie sa veste et sans regret on part pour le travail avec un repas qu'on ira manger à l'extérieur. Même si cette Read Source Article

June 22nd, 201801 Le Castor figure depuis bon nombre d'années dans mes brasseries favorites du Québec, et avec raison. Ils nous livrent toujours des produits d'une remarquable qualité, et avec une grande constance. La provision mosaïque est une bière de type saison, avec une bonne dose de blé, et mettant en vedette le Read Source Article

Quebec English

June 19th, 201800 An article by Noah Forrest There is just so much to say about Boreale these days. Les Brasseurs du Nord, Boreale's parent company, has been making quality beer for decades. The Boreale brand is a Quebec staple. For me, their beers were always reliable, very well priced, and usually the Read Source Article

June 7th, 201801 An article by Noah Forrest Brasserie Artisanale Maltstrom may have only been around a couple of years, but they are already on their way to becoming one of the most sought after breweries in the province. Helmed by owner and brewer Michaël Fiset – as well as brewer Elaura Bussiere – Read Source Article

May 24th, 201806 An article by Noah Forrest With the approaching summer weather just around the corner, it also means that the infamous Brasserie Dunham May bottle release party is arriving! And this year is as sexy as ever. This Saturday on May 26th, brasserie Dunham invites you to drive out to Read Source Article

May 22nd, 201802 Last year I wrote about Microbrasserie Le Bockale when they released their Milkshake NEIPA, you can read about it Here, but recently to celebrate their 2 year anniversary they had a small bottle release showcasing two barrel aged beers. Abbey Triples are a style Read Source Article

May 15th, 201805 Best new comers Brasserie Maltstrom have created some class beers that have given already old established breweries a run for their money. And I am super excited, along with many others in the community in Quebec, to have been able to drink some of their beers. From Read Source Article


July 13th, 201800 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, 201800 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, 201802 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

January 25th, 201805 This slow-fermented, semi-dry cider from H. Weston & Sons Ltd in Herefordshire, England has a dark straw coloured, golden amber tone and yields an uncommonly large and loose white head, along with a persistent collar. Caple Rd Cider Blend No. 3 is partially aged on oak, which is apparent in Read Source Article

December 31st, 201700 I'm currently at my family's cottage in beautiful Muskoka, sipping on some coffee, watching the beautiful day out there, and starting to come to terms with the fact that I'm no longer in that beautiful state between Christmas and New Year's Eve where time doesn't matter and all that exists Read Source Article

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Western Canada


July 13th, 2018

It's been a while since I've had a Double IPA/Imperial IPA.. they're not too common in Manitoba now days as the demand in IPAs has moved towards juicy New England IPAs and creamy Milkshake IPAs. I've loved Imperial/Double IPAs for a long time, ever...
July 13th, 2018

Today I'm checking out another beer from New Belgium's popular Lips of Faith series of seasonal and one-off beers, the last time I did a Lips of Faith review was Le Terroir Dry Hopped Sour back in 2016. Today's review is of a Golden Ale...
July 12th, 2018

Le Corsaire Microbrasserie is a brewery out of Lévis, Québec that has a pirate and nautical theme for all of their beers. With it being a pirate/nautical theme, their beers are primarily traditional English style ales, but they happen to brew some...
July 12th, 2018

On a hot sunny summer day on the prairies, a Saison comes in really handy to deal with the heat. I picked up a bottle of Microbrasserie Le Castor's Brett Zeste Saison while I was in Quebec just over a year ago.Brett Zeste Saison is an organic Saison...

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...