PRESS RELEASE: Single-day tickets now on sale for Beau’s Oktoberfest

It’t that time of year again! Summer is almost over which means it’s time for the two-day fall festival of Bavarian proportions happen at Beau’s in Vankleek Hill. The festival in its 8th year has grown year over year and this year should be…

Happy Pilsner (Beau’s Brewery)

Origin: Vankleek, Ontario, Canada Beer Style: Bohemian Pilsner Alc./Vol.: 5.3% IBU: 30 Malts: Pilsner, Carafoam, Acidulated (All Organic) Hops: Organic Hersbrucker Suggested Glassware: Pilsner Glass Suggested Serving Temperature: 5-8° celsius Availability: Seasonal (Oktoberfest) Where to buy: Beau’s brewery or select LCBO locations This review is of Happy Pilsner, which is my second beer from the Beau’s…

Old North (Lake of Bays Brewing)

Origin: Baysville (Muskoka), Ontario, Canada Beer Style: Porter Alc./Vol.: 8% Suggested Glassware: English Pint/Shaker Suggested Serving Temperature: Leave it in the snow outside your house for half an hour before consuming Availability: Seasonal (Late Fall/Winter) Where to buy:  Lake of Bays brewery or select LCBO locations Evenin’, all. Mike here; I’m…

Dial “Z” for Zwickel (Beau’s Brewery)

Origin: Vankleek, Ontario, Canada Beer Style: Zwickelbier Alc./Vol.: 5.7% IBU: 27 Malts: Pilsner, Munich, Acidulated, Carafoam, Caraaroma (All Organic) Hops: Strisselspalt, Triskel (All Organic) Suggested Glassware: Mug or Stein Suggested Serving Temperature: 7-10° celsius Availability: Seasonal (Oktoberfest) Where to buy: Beau’s brewery or select LCBO locations This review features a beer from the Beau’s Oktoberfest…

Calabaza (Northumberland Hills Brewery

Origin: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada Beer Style: Pumpkin Ale Alc./Vol.: 5.0% IBU: NA Malts: NA Hops: NA Suggested Glassware: Tulip, Goblet, or Snifter Suggested Serving Temperature: 3-5° Celsius Availability: Seasonal (Fall) Where to buy: Northumberland Hills Brewery, Cobourg Ontario This review features my last pumpkin beer of the season from Northumberland Hills Brewery, which…

Peculiar Pumpkin (William Street Beer Co.)

Origin: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada Beer Style: Pumpkin Ale Alc./Vol.: 7.0% IBU: 19.5 Malts: Pale Malt, Munich Caramel and Biscuit Hops: Cascade, Czech Golding Suggested Glassware: Tulip, Goblet, or Snifter Suggested Serving Temperature: 10° Celsius Availability: William Street Beer Co., Cobourg Ontario This review features a beer from William Street Beer Co. , which…

Witchy Woman (Old Flame Brewing Co.)

Orgin: Port Perry, Ontario, Canada Beer Style: Pumpkin Ale Alc./Vol.: 5.3% IBU: 20 Malts: Pilsner, Crystal Hops: Magnum for Bittering Suggested Glassware: Lager Glass, Shaker, Tumbler Suggested Serving Temperature: 10° Celsius Availability: Old Flame Brewery, Port Perry This review features a beer from one of my favourite breweries, Old Flame Brewing Co. in Port Perry,…

The Northumberland Hill Brewery

During my trip to Cobourg, I decided to swing by the 9 week old Northumberland Hill Brewery. The brewery is located at 1024 Division St, in a small unit just off the main street. Upon arriving at the brewery, I was greeted by two…

Hungry Brew Hops Visit

I finally had the opportunity to check out Hungry Brew Hops! It’s a gastropub that I have been hearing about for months from friends and fellow beer lovers, and all I can say is it was worth the wait. Hungry Brew Hops is located…

Review: Nightmare on Mill Street (Mill St. Brewery)

Origin: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Beer Style: Pumpkin Ale Alc./Vol.: 5% Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass Suggested Serving Temperature: 5-8° Celsius Availability: Mill St. Brewery, Select LCBO Locations in Mill St. Fall Sampler This review features another beer from Mill St. Brewery in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Mill…