Québec Francais

December 29th, 201702 Déjà le mois de décembre, la neige, les grands froids, le vent qui souffle et le feu qui crépite, nous sommes à quelques jours de Noël et de la nouvelle année. Il ne reste que quelques items à cocher sur la liste et tout le monde sera prêt à célébrer. Voici Read Source Article

December 27th, 201702 Sûre et houblonnée, ce sont des qualificatifs que je n'aurais jamais pensé retrouver ensemble aux côtés d'une bière de style saison. Et pourtant, Bièrerie Shelton nous offre exactement ceci: Un produit éclectique, on ne peut plus original, mais particulièrement bon! Saison Sûre Houblonnée ABV: 6,5% alc/vol Read Source Article

December 17th, 201706 Quoi de mieux, pour la saison des fêtes, qu'une revue un peu spéciale. La caisse d'hiver est une boîte de quatre bières offertes pour un temps limité seulement de la compagnie Dieu du Ciel! Dans cette caisse, vous trouverez une pale-ale 100% Brett, une old ale Brett, une IPA Belge Read Source Article

Quebec English

December 5th, 201704 An article by Noah Forrest About two years ago I wrote about The Wild Shack for the first time. Back then, you probably had no idea who they were. That has changed. The talented and sexy duo behind The Wild Shack are the illustrious Remi Galipeau and Maxime Dallaire. Read Source Article...

November 30th, 201703 I'm having an episode… of happiness! Because I'm drinking this new DIPA from Boréale! Boréale has really opened the eyes of the craft beer market for IPAs in Quebec since the release of their Nord-Est IPA, a solid New England style IPA which Read Source Article

November 27th, 201707 An article by Noah Forrest As much as one can say that label art shouldn't effect how we choose a given bottle of beer, it certainly still does. This is especially true for individuals who are first discovering craft beer (or any product, really). If you don't know what you're Read Source Article

November 21st, 2017010 An article by Noah Forrest This week, Dieu du Ciel! is releasing a new winter mix pack called Caisse d'hiver! Starting this week, it will be available for purchase in stores all across the province. This soon-to-be illustrious case of beer contains four different barrel-aged creations for us to Read Source Article

November 14th, 201703 An article by Noah Forrest The Toronto brewing scene is blowing up more and more every year. Bellwoods is quickly becoming one of the best in the country, while countless other Toronto-based breweries produce some exceptional beers. Even when you venture outside the greater Toronto area, there are still 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

December 12th, 201700 ***PLEASE READ WITH EARPHONES ON AND VOLUME TURNED UP*** Well, of course there's ASMR of it. That's something I never thought I would say on this site, even though I should have expected it. But here we are. So, a bit of context before we continue with what turned out to be a Read Source Article

September 12th, 2017025 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

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Western Canada


January 8th, 2018

Brasserie Nonsuch has been selling pretty darn well here in Brandon ever since their saison release last month. Now, they've brought out their Old Ale X. I'm not familiar with Old Ales but it's a style that's typically referred to dark, malty...
January 6th, 2018

Yesterday I received a few tweets from people letting me know that Lacombe, Alberta's Blindman Brewery's beer is now available in Manitoba. I've heard about Blindman before but didn't really pay attention, but apparently their beer is considered...
January 4th, 2018

It really doesn't take much to aggravate or stress me out, hell - I get anxious about stuff that's not even important. I'm feeling a bit annoyed with a dosage of anxiety, I posted a Tweet the other day about how one of my favourite local restaurants...
January 3rd, 2018

I still have fond, vivid memories of McAuslan's St Ambroise beer when I lived in Quebec City in summers of 2006 and 2008. Their beer was incredibly affordable, appealed to my palate and was always a great time. Their Oatmeal Stout is still one of my...

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...