Before I even start discussing this beer, I have to admit that my opinion is biased. Dieu Du Ciel is one of my favourite breweries, and American IPAs are one of my favourite styles, so I had a great feeling about this beer before even trying it. It did not disappoint.Read More
It's finally here. Muskoka's vintage 2012 double chocolate cranberry stout has arrived. We got our hands on a couple bottles as soon as we could, and here I am to drop a quick review on it. Essentially, the fine folks down at Muskoka took a handful of their hit stout from last year and aged it for us. The result? Let's find out.Read More
On my first visit to Broue Ha Ha over in Gatineau, I was blown away. Much like my praises for Bières du Monde when I visited them recently, the selectionat Broue Ha Ha was awe-inspiring. These folks carry an amazing range of Québec craft beer. I've previously stated that my knowledge of the Québec craft beer scene is limited, and Broue Ha Ha showed me just that. Over 300 beers in stock, the majority of which were from microbrasseries de la belle province (and most I had never had the pleasure of sampling!) One beer I picked up was La Swordfish by Le Naufrageur in beautiful Gaspésie (actually, it was picked by my lovely better half, based mostly on the beautiful artwork on the bottle.)Read More
Several breweries have been doing collaborations with celebrities lately. Recently we've seen Robinsons Brewery with Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden, Flying Monkeys with City and Colour and Flying Monkeys again with The Barenaked Ladies. It seems to be an idea growing in popularity as of late.
Well, Ottawa's own Tom Green and Beau's decided to join the brewing party with a milk stout simply and elegantly called The Tom Green Beer! So just in time for International Stout Day, I decided to crack open a bottle and post a review on it.Read More