Crabby Abby Ale by Smithavens Brewing Co.

From Smithavens Brewing Co. that is located in Peterborough, ON comes this one-off, Crabby Abby Ale.   From Untappd, it’s understood that thi s is their Blonde Ale that has been kettle soured. When I walked into the retail store, I saw a sign that said Brewer’s One-Off, I didn’t care what was it, I immediately…

ALL BEER, NO BEARD. Peterborough’s newest craft brewery set to open!

The Publican House Brewery.  Olde Stone Brewing.  Smithavens Brewing.  There’s another one set to join that list of Peterborough’s Craft Breweries. Beard Free Brewing. From their website; Beard Free Brewing is a local brewery in the Southeastern Ontario city of Peterborough.  Our focus is providing fresh beer to the local market from our in-house tap and bottle…

The Publican House Brewery | Paddler’s Ale

PADDLER’S ALE | THE PUBLICAN HOUSE BREWERY From The Publican House Brewery; We’ve put a twist on one of our favourites in order to help support the Canadian Canoe Museum. We’ve taken our popular High Noon, a 4.5% ABV refreshing ale with a hint of citrus, and filtered it for a unique flavour experience. With…

RAKED OVER//BIG CHILL from Wellington Brewery #TheBeerProgram

On this DOUBLE EPISODE of THE BEER PROGRAM,  I review Wellington Brewery’s latest one-offs,  RAKED OVER, an IPA that has been brewed with Mangoes, Pineapples, and Habaneros and BIG CHILL, an IPA that has been dry hopped with Mandarina Bavaria hops and infused with Gin botanicals.  Check out the episodes below.  

Happy #GLBDay!

It’s #GLBDAY! Oh Happy Birthday Great Lakes Brewery!

Cameron’s Brewing Co | 12 Mile IPL

12 Mile India Pale Lager Beer: 12 Mile India Pale Lager Brewery: Cameron’s Brewing Co. (Oakville, Ontario) Style: India Pale Lager ABV: 5.2% Format: 473ml Tallboy Purchased: LCBO (Wellington & Gordon, Guelph, Ontario) From Cameron’s Brewing Co.; Early pioneers assembled for social gatherings at the gristmill on Twelve Mile Creek to enjoy food, drink and…

Best of 2017 eh?

Best of 2017 eh? Well, yet another year has come and passed us by. The year of Trump, they would say. Well, I don’t really care about that stuff. The year of 2017 was a exciting time for the Ontario Craft Beer scene. There was more hazy beers, online ordering, more breweries opening, and what…