Monthly Archives: October 2011

LB Pale Ale

5% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleLake of Bays Brewing Company – http://www.lakeofbaysbrewing.com/Baysville, Ontario, Canada Here’s a beer with a label that promises “pure northern taste”.  It’s northern only if you live in Toronto, and only if you think of something that’s … Continue reading

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Curim Gold Celtic Wheat Beer

4.3% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleCarlow Brewing Company – http://www.carlowbrewing.com/Bagenalstown, Ireland Here it is, my first bottled beer from Ireland this year.  I know, I’m surprised too.  It seems that all the Irish beer I’ve had so far has been either … Continue reading

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Heineken at the Bean Town Ranch

Remember that bachelor party last week?  Well, here I am at the wedding.  This ranch to the east of Ottawa offers a very picturesque setting for a wedding.  This being autumn, it was getting a bit on the chilly side … Continue reading

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D’Arcy McGee’s Pub

44 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaTime to first beer:  6:09 Thomas D’Arcy McGee was an Irishman who fled Ireland as a rebel to settle in the U.S., but eventually came to Canada to become a Father of Canadian Confederation.  He … Continue reading

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La “ô fruit”– Framboise (Raspberry)

4.0% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleBrasseur de Montréal – http://www.brasseursdemontreal.ca/Montréal, Québec, Canada Last one from the fruity beers pack, and it’s maybe the best of the bunch.  Damn!  I knew it…going fruity is something you can get converted to from prolonged … Continue reading

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La “ô fruit”– Cerise (Cherry)

4.0% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleBrasseur de Montréal – http://www.brasseursdemontreal.ca/Montréal, Québec, Canada Beer number three of four fruity beers, and this one is not so bad.  Oh no, I hope I’m not getting used to fruity beers.  That’s it, my career … Continue reading

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La “ô fruit”– Pomme (Apple)

4.0% alc./vol., 341 ml bottleBrasseur de Montréal – http://www.brasseursdemontreal.ca/Montréal, Québec, Canada I’m trying to drink this taster-pack of four beers in order of sweetness, but it turns out that the orange yesterday was a bit sweeter than this apple beer.  … Continue reading

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