Monthly Archives: March 2011

Tremont Freedom Trail India Pale Ale

6.4% alc./vol., 12 oz. (US) bottleShipyard Brewing Company – http://www.stonebrew.com/Portland, Maine, USA Another beer from Alec…maybe he’s hoping I’ll take a more relaxed attitude towards Microsoft Project after a couple of beers.  You can tell it’s an American beer because … Continue reading

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Lucky Bastard Ale

8.5% alc./vol., 22 oz. (US) bottleStone Brewing Co. – http://www.stonebrew.com/Escondido, California, USA I’ve been helped by a few colleagues I work with on my quest to drink too much.  Alec just got back from a Vermont trip with a couple … Continue reading

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Sleeman Honey Brown Lager

5.2% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleSleeman Breweries Ltd. – http://www.sleeman.com/Guelph, Ontario, Canada Well, this is my last stop on the Sleeman railroad.  There are other varieties, but the taster’s pack I picked up featured these four.  Sleeman Honey Brown adds some … Continue reading

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Sleeman Cream Ale

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleSleeman Breweries Ltd. – http://www.sleeman.com/Guelph, Ontario, Canada On day three of my Sleeman journey, I’m drinking a cream ale.  All their beers are starting to taste kind of the same, but although it’s kind of the … Continue reading

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Sleeman Original Draught Lager

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleSleeman Breweries Ltd. – http://www.sleeman.com/Guelph, Ontario, Canada The photo does not lie…this is draught beer from a bottle.  Impossible, you say?  Well, not if you’re trying to market a beer.  Beer on tap…draught or draft…is often … Continue reading

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Sleeman Light Lager

4% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleSleeman Breweries Ltd. – http://www.sleeman.com/Guelph, Ontario, Canada Time to crack open a distinctive clear bottle of Sleeman’s.  Beer is usually in coloured bottles because it is light sensitive, but Sleeman comes in a box and I’m … Continue reading

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Vineyards Wine Bar & Bistro

54 York Street (in the Cellar), Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaTime to first beer:  4:52 Yes, it’s called “Vineyards”, and their specialty is wine.  If you’re looking for wines by the glass in Ottawa, this is the place.  However, for the beer … Continue reading

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