by admin | Dec 5, 2017 Just in time for Christmas celebrations and gift giving!  A Wee Bit Too Heavy – Wee Heavy – Christmas Ale is available on tap and for sale in special 750ml bottles while supplies last.  Tasting notes from our Head Brewer Drake. A strong Scottish style beer with bold malt ... Read More

7 Locks Brewing Company: Holiday Market 2017

  Join us at the first Holiday Market at 7 Locks Brewing! Come by to meet select local vendors who will be having their products for sale, right in time for you to do your last minute gift shopping. There will be hand-crafted local items, tea, beer, food, music, and activities. This is a free ... Read More

Beau’s: Beer cocktail recipe: Beau’s x Top Shelf Distillers “Ode to St. Luke”

Beer cocktail recipe: Beau’s x Top Shelf Distillers “Ode to St. Luke” December 4, 2017 Here’s an easy-to-follow recipe courtesy of our good friends at Perth, Ont.’s Top Shelf Distillers. This beer cocktail features Beau’s lavender gruit, St. Luke’s Verse, Top Shelf Distillers’ gin, and Top Shelf’s Pluckily Plucked Lavender Bitters! Grab a bottle of ... Read More

Four Peaks Brewing Company: Four Peaks is Holmberg Bound

It’s no secret that John Holmberg, host of Holmberg’s Morning Sickness on 98 KUPD, loves dogs (he has eight of his own) and craft beer. So we though we’d help him combine those two passions. The result: Holmberg Bound, a red IPA brewed to benefit the Arizona Humane Society. In early November, Holmberg sat with ... Read More

St-Feuillien: Flatter your gourmet palate, wake up your taste buds

Flatter your gourmet palate, wake up your taste buds – St-Feuillien Cuvée de Noël 2017 is now on sale in the best bars, to be enjoyed either bottled or on draught. The perfect party beer, St-Feuillien Cuvée de Noël, one of the leading names in Wallonia, has been delighting connoisseurs and enthusiasts for more than ... Read More

Beau’s: Beau’s + ANHMC release Ice Age-inspired beer

December 4, 2017   Ontario craft brewery Beau’s is announcing the release of Glacial Gruit, a beer brewed with ingredients inspired by the earth’s most recent glacial period. This very unique craft beer was conceived collaboratively with members of the Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada (ANHMC). The beer’s recipe draws on the 1993 ... Read More

St-Feuillien: Brasserie St-Feuillien wins a silver medal and a certificate of excellence at the Brussels Beer Challenge!

The BRUSSELS BEER CHALLENGE 2017 took place between 28 and 30 November in Namur. Eighty-five experts from around the world came together over 2 days to give their professional opinion and objectively and impartially judge more than 1.500 competing beers. During tasting, the competing beers were split into standard categories based on their origin, their ... Read More

Alley Kat Brewery: Holiday Hours

CLOSED Monday December 25th – Thursday December 28th OPEN Friday December 29th  from 10:00AM – 6:00PM (no tours) CLOSED Monday January 02nd Normal operations will resume Tuesday January 02. Thank you for supporting us through another year, we can’t wait to share another one with you! ... Read More

Alley Kat Brewery: Murasaki Dragon Launch

Breaking out of the brewery is our quirkiest Dragon yet. The Murasaki Dragon Double IPA is hopped with Sorachi Ace and pours a brilliant shade of gold while the aroma of freshly sliced lemons fills the air. The lemon shines just as bright on the palate, followed by hints of dill, eucalyptus, and a slight peppery ... Read More

John Martin: Beers out to conquer the world

2 weeks ago Like Ulysses, some beers have travelled a long way from the banks of the Euphrates, through Egypt, until reaching the Celtic and Gothic lands and spreading from Spain to the Urals before expanding into the Americas, India, China, and Australia. Beer has been around the world, much more so than wine, and ... Read More