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Episode #34: Stiegl Radler Grapefruit(0)

October 23, 2013

It’s a beer. It’s fruit juice. Well, it’s actually both. Stiegl Radler Grapefruit is available on tap and in cans. Check out some thoughts on this brew.

Episode #33: Mad Tom IPA

After a more than two-year hiatus, video reviews are back in production. Well, kinda, anyway. Check out our latest beer review — Muskoka Brewery‘s Mad Tom IPA.

Episode #32: Alexander Keith’s Tartan Ale

Every once in awhile, Alexander Keith’s releases a new beer, and over the last several years, it has grown from its typical IPA brand to include several different beers — from a white beer to a stout … and now to a Scotch ale. As a limited release, Keith’s Tartan Ale is available in 341mL… Read More ›

Episode #31: Okanagan Springs Pale Ale

Okanagan Springs Brewery has been around for more than 20 years, and its original beer was its pale ale. In this episode, I’m joined by Robert Dutt, a fellow scribe, beer enthusiast and YouTuber. We check out the Okanagan Springs Pale Ale, which has recently arrived in my neck of the woods via the LCBO…. Read More ›

Episode #30: Publican House Square Nail Pale Ale

The Publican House Brewery of Peterborough, Ontario only got up and running a couple of years ago, but it’s already made quite the impression on the locals. Every time I’ve visited Peterborough in the last two years, the local beer geeks talk about Publican, its beers and its ongoing plans to open a pub attached… Read More ›

Episode #29: Black Oak Nutcracker Porter

Black Oak Brewing makes some awesome beers (try Ten Bitter Years and try to tell me it’s not awesome; I dare you). In this video, we take a look at one of Black Oak’s seasonal beers. The Oakville, Ontario-based brewery’s Nutcracker Porter weighs in with a reasonable 5.5% ABV and is supposed to have notes… Read More ›

Episode #28: Ölvisholt Brugghús Lava Smoked Imperial Stout

Ölvisholt Brugghús Lava Smoked Imperial Stout was, as far as I’m concerned, the shining jewel of the LCBO’s Winter Warmers seasonal beer release. At 9.4% ABV, Lava Smoked Imperial Stout is an Icelandic beer that was imported to Ontario for this winter, and beer drinkers are very glad it arrived on our shores. Overall, the… Read More ›

Episode: 27: Beau’s All-Natural Brewing’s The Bog-Father

Beau’s All-Natural Brewing of Vankleek Hill, Ontario brews some great beers, and they also make some great experimental beers that use non-traditional (for this century, anyway) ingredients. The Bog-Father is a great example of a good beer with a non-traditional ingredient. In this case, bogmyrtle replaces hops in this Belgian-style ale. If you’re unfamiliar with… Read More ›

Episode #26: Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel

Imperial stouts are one of my favourite styles of beer, and St-Jérôme, Que.-based Dieu du Ciel has created a fine addition to the overall category with Péché Mortel, an imperial coffee stout. This video review takes us into a discussion about Péché Mortel. Cheers!

Episode #25: Belhaven Scottish Stout

Wintertime isn’t over yet, and so it’s still the right time of year to enjoy the heavier brews — the porters, the imperial whatevers and, of course, the stouts. I’m not going to hide my love for the stout, as I like the rich, malty flavours that come with chocolate and black patent malts. In… Read More ›