Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cameron’s Auburn Ale

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleCameron’s Brewing Co. – http://www.cameronsbrewing.com/Oakville, Ontario There’s not much of an official “auburn” beer variety, so far as I know, but I like the name.  In high school, there was a cute girl with perfectly auburn … Continue reading

Posted in Ale, Canada | Leave a comment

Cameron’s Lager

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleCameron’s Brewing Co. – http://www.cameronsbrewing.com/Oakville, Ontario I like the look of Cameron’s.  To set themselves apart, they sell their beers in 9, 18, and 27 bottle packs…perfect when 6 is not enough but 12 means sharing … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Lager | Leave a comment

La Saison Haute Ale

8.5% alc./vol., 750 ml bottleLes Brasseurs du Temps – http://www.brasseursdutemps.com/Gatineau, Québec, Canada A “saison” is a season, and this sort of seasonal beer would have been brewed in the late summer and fall.  Beer is full of energy and vitamins, … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Strong Ale | Leave a comment

Gopher Lager

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleBig Rock Brewery – http://www.bigrockbeer.com/Calgary, Alberta, Canada I do like Big Rock’s ales.  Too bad we don’t get the full range of varieties with extra character here in Ontario.  Had a few of them during a … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Lager | Leave a comment

Muskoka Mad Tom IPA

6.4% alc./vol., 355 ml bottleMuskoka Cottage Brewery – http://www.muskokabrewery.com/Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada I was really disappointed that “The Beer Store” was out of this one.  For those who don’t know, here in the province of Ontario you can buy beer from … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, India Pale Ale | Leave a comment

Woody’s Urban Pub

330 Elgin St., Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaTime to first beer:  4:49 You might not know it to look at it, but Woody’s has a patio out back.  Just head to the back and past the washrooms.  As you might imagine, the … Continue reading

Posted in Draft, Pubs | Leave a comment

La Corne et la Muse Scotch Ale

9% alc./vol., 750 ml bottleLes Brasseurs du Temps – http://www.brasseursdutemps.com/Gatineau, Québec, Canada A Scotch ale is a variety of pale ale, when it’s this strong sometimes called a “wee heavy”.  This beer name is a Scotland-related pun in French.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Strong Ale | Leave a comment