Monthly Archives: October 2011

Little Creatures Bright Ale

4.5% alc./vol., 330 ml bottleLittle Creatures Brewing Pty. Ltd. – https://www.littlecreatures.com.au/Fremantle, Australia If you’re wondering where I’m getting these Australian brands from, I get them from a friend who just returned from a trip to the other side of the … Continue reading

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Broo Premium Lager

4.6% alc./vol., 330 ml bottleBroo Pty Ltd. – http://www.broo.com.au/Sorrento, Australia I’ve been to Sorrento, Italy.  It’s unusual not only that there’s also a Sorrento in Australia, but actually there are two of them, roughly located on the bottom two corners … Continue reading

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Worcester Sorcerer Ale

4.3% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleSadler’s Ales – http://www.sadlersales.co.uk/Stourbridge, England Worcester is about 35 km south of Stourbridge, but of course I had to look up online both towns and that distance to be able to say that.  Speaking of being … Continue reading

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Patty Boland’s

101 Clarence St., Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaTime to first beer:  26:24 I have fond memories of past experiences at Patty Boland’s, back when the food and service was a cut above other pubs.  Well, the other pubs have stepped up and … Continue reading

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Flying Monkeys Amber Ale

5% alc./vol., 355 ml bottleFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery – http://www.theflyingmonkeys.ca/Barrie, Ontario, Canada Steve saw this one and asked me where the name comes from.  Brewery founder Peter Chiodo once had a sign hanging on his back porch that read “Don’t … Continue reading

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Pugnacious Pale Ale

4.5% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleGrand River Brewing – http://www.grandriverbrewing.com/Cambridge, Ontario, Canada I’ve popped open another one from Grand River Brewing, and just like before, the label looks homemade.  “Pugnacious” means always ready to pick a fight, coming from the Latin … Continue reading

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Wells Banana Bread Beer

5.2% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleWells and Young’s Brewing Company – http://www.wellsandyoungs.co.uk/Bedford, England Just when you think you’ve had a beer with every adjunct imaginable, along comes something to prove you wrong.  Seriously, this beer contains bananas.  It smells a bit … Continue reading

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