Québec Francais

November 5th, 201704 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

October 23rd, 201704 Je veux commencer par mentionner que j'ai reçu une copie du livre afin d'en faire une critique. Ma vision reste neutre. Ça fait quand même plusieurs années que je suis les auteurs David Lévesque Gendron et Martin Thibault dans tout ce qu'ils écrivent. Que ce soit sur leur blogue Les Read Source Article

October 11th, 201703 L'engouement au Québec pour les bières artisanales est indéniable. Le nombre de microbrasseries est en train d'exploser, et des produits de tous styles sont désormais offerts à même les épiceries. Un peu dans l'ombre de ce phénomène, de nombreuses cidreries voient également le jour, et les amateurs de bière commencent Read Source Article

Quebec English

October 30th, 201703 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

October 10th, 201707 Belgh Brasse recently had an unfortunate event occur in April of this year, where a fire swept the brewery. The act was considered a deliberate suspicious event and recently in September the perpetrator was arrested. The fire began in the old section of the brewery which was 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, 201706 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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Western Canada


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...
November 8th, 2017

Wow, I've had this in my hoard for quite a while.. and I don't even remember who even sent this beer! I'm checking out Charbonnière Rauchbier (Smoked Malt Beer) from Dieu du Ciel. This Charbonnière was bottled in August of 2013 so I shouldn't be...

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...