REVIEW: Mash’n Pumpkin Ale by Lake of Bays Brewing Co.

MASH’N PUMPKIN ALE BY LAKE OF BAYS BREWING CO. STYLE: Yam/Pumpkin Beer ABV: 6% IBUs: 10 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Baysville, ON BREWERY: Lake of Bays Brewing Co. From Lake of Bays Brewing Co., Developed by Brewer Mark Campbell, this malt-forward pumpkin ale comes in at 6% and 10IBUs. Mash’n Pumpkins is the second of our Wild North Series of…

REVIEW: Saison Dupump by Great Lakes Brewery

  SAISON DUPUMP BY GREAT LAKES BREWERY STYLE: Saison/Farmhouse Ale ABV: 5.2% IBU: 15 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Toronto, ON (Etobicoke) BREWERY: Great Lakes Brewery From Great Lakes Brewery, One fine autumn day, one of our assistant brewers accidentally pitched saison yeast into a freshly brewed batch of our pumpkin ale.  While we all chastised him, the young…

1000th Follower Giveaway Contest! *CLOSED*

The Brew Head recently reached the big 1000th follower milestone on Twitter.   The Brew Head will be giving away a copy of ‘Beerology‘ by Mirella Amato on Twitter. Retweet this tweet to be entered! The contest will end Monday, September 1st, 2014 @ Midnight EST.    The winner will be announced on Twitter the next…

REVIEW: Vintage Lager by Hogsback Brewing Co.

VINTAGE LAGER BY HOGSBACK BREWING CO. STYLE: Pale Lager ABV: 5.2% IBU: N/A COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Ottawa, ON BREWERY: Hogsback Brewing Co. From Hogsback Brewing Co., Our inaugural and flagship style is a European-inspired lager with superior flavour derived from using only premium ingredients combining three malt types (2-Row, Munich and Vienna), unique Saaz hops and German lager…

REVIEW: Hefeweizen by Smithworks Brewing Co.

HEFEWEIZEN BY SMITHWORKS BREWING CO. STYLE: Hefeweizen ABV: 5% IBU:N/A COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Peterborough, ON BREWERY: Smithworks Brewing Co. From Smithworks Brewing Co;  Our inaugural beer is Hefeweizen, an unfiltered natural wheat beer. This is a rich bubbly thirst quencher. The aromas and flavours are bready, spicy and fruity.  Hefeweizen will be available by the glass in our…

REVIEW: Dry-Hopped Pale Ale by Royal City Brewing Co.

DRY-HOPPED PALE ALE BY ROYAL CITY BREWING CO. STYLE: Pale Ale ABV: 5% IBU: 35 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Guelph, ON BREWERY: Royal City Brewing Co. Appearance | Hazy, dark orange with little to no white head. Smell | Citrus, hops, and hint of pine. Taste | Smooth, citrusy, hops, with a hint of bitterness. Aftertaste | Citrusy with slight bitterness. Overall | Dry-Hopped Pale Ale…

REVIEW: River Walker Ginger Lemon Ale by Lake of Bays Brewing Co.

RIVER WALKER GINGER LEMON ALE BY LAKE OF BAYS BREWING CO. STYLE: Golden Ale ABV: 6% IBUs: 65 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Baysville, ON BREWERY: Lake of Bays Brewing Co. From Lake of Bays Brewing Co., Inspired by the log drivers who worked the lakes and rivers of the North, this golden ale’s considerable hop profile is balanced…

REVIEW: Lug Tread Lagered Ale by Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co.

LUG TREAD LAGERED ALE BY BEAU’S ALL NATURAL BREWING CO. STYLE: Kölsch ABV: 5.2% IBU: 21 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Vankleek Hill, ON BREWERY: Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. Beau’s flagship offering is Lug Tread Lagered Ale, named after the tire treads of a small tractor, a true symbol of Eastern Ontario. Golden-hued, crisp and finely balanced,…

REVIEW: The Witty Traveller by Railway City Brewing Co.

THE WITTY TRAVELLER BY RAILWAY CITY BREWING CO. STYLE: Witbier ABV: 4.5% IBU: 15 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: St. Thomas, ON BREWERY: Railway City Brewing Co. From Railway City Brewing Co., The Witty Traveller’s tale opens with a potpourri of spices and fruit – sweet anise seed and subtle orange rind. As you delve deeper into the libation…

REVIEW: Square Nail Pale Ale by The Publican House Brewery

SQUARE NAIL PALE ALE BY THE PUBLICAN HOUSE BREWERY STYLE: Pale Ale ABV: 5.5% IBU: 43 COUNTRY: Canada REGION: Peterborough, ON BREWERY: The Publican House Brewery From The Publican House; Our West Coast style pale ale starts off with pine and citrus on the nose, with notes of toffee and citrus on the palette. With…