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Black Oak embraces larger format for seasonal beers

Toronto’s Black Oak Brewing is taking a risk on a larger-format bottle size with its seasonal beers. Up until now, Black Oak has stuck to traditional 341 mL bottles, but now it will be releasing seasonals in 650 mL bottles to Ontario’s liquor stores — and in its own in-brewery store, of course. Many other… Read More ›

A slight detour to Manhattan

For six months, I hadn’t left the North. Living in Fort Smith since March, I’d only travelled to Hay River to the west once in the spring and then a weekend trip to the Folk on the Rocks music festival in Yellowknife in July. Without a pub in town, I took full advantage of being… Read More ›

Review: Southern Tier Pumking

Beer: Imperial Pumking Brewery: Southern Tier Brewing Company (Lakewood, New York) Style: Imperial Vegetable Ale Alcohol: 8.6% ABV It’s that time of year again, and yours truly has been busy sampling as many pumpkin and harvest ales as possible. Last year, the LCBO brought in Southern Tier’s Pumking, an imperial vegetable beer that won over… Read More ›

Review: Southern Tier Crème Brûlée Stout

Beer: Crème Brûlée Stout Brewery: Southern Tier Brewing (Lakewood, New York) Style: Imperial Milk Stout Alcohol: 10% ABV Here’s one of those oddities that Southern Tier has become known for. The brewery’s Crème Brûlée Stout is a flavoured imperial milk stout (yes, Southern Tier adds lactose to the beer, so take note if you’re intolerant)…. Read More ›

Southern Tier bus trip and tour planned for April 30th

Here’s an interesting find. Importer Roland + Russell is planning a bus trip and tour to Southern Tier Brewing on April 30th. It’s a one-day bus trip to Lakewood, NY to visit Southern Tier’s brewery, meet Phin DeMink and his team, and sample some American craft brew. Leaving at 8:00 a.m. from Toronto (the site… Read More ›

Episode #19: Southern Tier Pumking

Here we go with one final pumpkin beer review for the year. And frankly, we couldn’t have ended on a better note. Southern Tier’s Pumking is a legend among pumpkin beers, and (as you’ll see in this video review) it’s a spectacular brew — moreso than I thought possible.