Beer And Food Tuesday: Carbonara Alla Morana 9

For those of you that have just joined the craft beer scene in the last couple of years, it’s worth pointing out that Bar Volo wasn’t always a beer bar with a light menu. At one point in the late 80’s, it was an Italian restaurant. After a while it […]

It is always good to choose appropriate glassware. In this case, I've chosen branding over propriety.

Beer and Food Tuesday: Temple Bar, Cambridge 1

Recently, I was flown to Boston to visit the Sam Adams Brewery. While we’ll no doubt get to the brewery tour itself later in the week once the experience has had some time to percolate through the ol’ grey matter, I wanted to talk about something that Sam Adams is […]

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Cask Days By The Numbers 7

It’s fairly easy to take an annual event like Cask Days for granted, but since this is the eighth anniversary, I thought I’d show you something pretty neat about the development of the festival. It’s mostly interesting because it mirrors the development of the Ontario beer scene almost directly. 2005: […]

Clearly, we should all be very, very afraid.

And this is what it looks like when you do it at home and are not interested in plating. Still tasty.

Beer And Food: Jamaican Curry Chicken and Nightmare on Mill Street 1

A large number of people like Pumpkin beer, and this is very largely because it tastes like fall. It has those pumpkin pies spices in it that make it reminiscent of coming in from raking leaves before Sunday dinner. That being said, it can be a little difficult to find […]


Sort of one of those single, manly tear moments.

Creativity in Action – Doppelbock 1

One of the things that I try to encourage whenever possible is creativity in the creation of beer, and I feel like there’s no segment of the beer world more ripe for creative brewing than the Doppelbock. Truth be told, I’ve had several Doppelbocks and there is some leeway in […]