2017 Holiday Gift Guide

The 2017 Holiday Gift Guide from The Brew Head. All Ontario Craft Beer related minus a couple items!

REVIEW: Stitches Oktoberfest Lager by Lake of Bays Brewing Company

STITCHES OKTOBERFEST LAGER BY LAKE OF BAYS BREWING CO. STYLE: Oktoberfest Lager ABV: 8% IBU: 25 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Baysville, ON BREWERY: Lake of Bays Brewing Co. TWITTER: @LB_Brewing The Introduction In addition to his famous mask, Gerry Cheevers was known as a “money” goaltender and third defenseman for his aggressive, outside-the-crease style of play. During his 24-year…

REVIEW: Red Rocket Coffee Spiced Stout by Sawdust City Brewing Co.

  RED ROCKET COFFEE SPICED STOUT BY SAWDUST CITY BREWING CO. STYLE: Stout ABV: 5.2% IBU: 35 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Gravenhurst, ON BREWERY: Sawdust City Brewing Co. TWITTER: @sawdustcitybeer The Introduction You take a few cautious steps toward the Red Rocket. You are fixated on its beauty. The calm you felt from years of training slowly gives way…

REVIEW: Sleet Wheat Wine by Wellington Brewery

  SLEET WHEAT WINE BY WELLINGTON BREWERY STYLE: Wheat Wine ABV: 11.5% IBU: N/A COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Guelph, ON BREWERY: Wellington Brewery TWITTER: @WellingtonBrew The Introduction Similar to a barley wine, this rare style of beer has a high alcohol content but features a milder wheat body that is pale gold in colour.  Aged in cabernet franc wine barrels,…

REVIEW: Beard of Zeus Barrel-Aged Barley Wine by Great Lakes Brewery

 BEARD OF ZEUS BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: Barrel-Aged Barley Wine ABV: 13% IBU: 28 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery TWITTER: @greatlakesbeer The Introduction Kyle’s Barley Wine recipe is a big one for sure. We figured we’d take it up a notch by Bourbon Barrel Aging it for close to a year. Perhaps,…

REVIEW: Golden Beach Pale Ale by Sawdust City Brewing Co.

   GOLDEN BEACH PALE ALE BY SAWDUST CITY BREWING CO. STYLE: ABV: 4,5% IBU: 25 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Gravenhurst, ON BREWERY: Sawdust City Brewing Co. TWITTER: @sawdustcitybeer The Introduction Can you bottle a season? Probably not, it’s far too big. But at the Sawdust City Brewing Co. we’ve done our darnest to put the best of summer…

Burlington Winter Beer Festival on Sale NOW!

Location: Downtown Burlington at the Waterfront Hotel When: Friday February 6th, 6-11PM – Exclusive Beer Paring Event – Limited Tickets Saturday February 7th, Noon-11PM – Winter Fest Tickets: Friday Night – $125 (+hst) Exclusive Beer Pairing, Saturday – $25 (+hst) Includes 5 Samples and Tasting Mug – Tickets available via http://www.burlingtonbeerfest.com OR Festival Box Office…

REVIEW: Pigskin Pilsner by Lake of Bays Brewing Company

PIGSKIN PILSNER BY LAKE OF BAYS BREWING CO. STYLE: Pilsner ABV: 5% IBU: 24 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Baysville, ON BREWERY: Lake of Bays Brewing Co. TWITTER: @LB_Brewing The Introduction Lake of Bays Brewing and the CFL Alumni Association proudly present our first collaboration, Pigskin Pilsner. Developed in consultation with more than 200 Canadian football and craft beer enthusiasts…

The Brew Head’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us once again!   Are you looking for that present for the craft beer lover in your life?  Well, check out The Brew Head’s Holiday Gift Guide!   From books to coasters to brewer’s crap to, of course, beer. Breweries/Vendors, if you’re reading this… Please let me know if you have…

REVIEW: Ontario Wet Hop Pale Ale by Nickel Brook Brewing

  ONTARIO WET HOP PALE ALE BY NICKEL BROOK BREWING STYLE: American Pale Ale ABV: 5.3% IBUs: N/A COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Burlington, ON BREWERY: Nickel Brook Brewing From Nickel Brook Brewing; “We’re celebrating the very best of local harvest season with our ‘Ontario Pale Ale’ made with 100% Ontario grown ingredients! This ‘Wet Hopped’ pale ale is…