We recently tried to get into Bar Hop for a quick drink before Friday night dinner reservations, and failed miserably. But our perseverance paid off after dinner, and delicious beer & cider was our reward. I had some serious indecision this time around, so I opted for a flight of cider and beer. I sampled Spirit

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Toronto boasts a Distillery District, but the story of Toronto’s newest distillery takes place in an industrial corner of the Junction, near the Stockyards. Toronto Distillery Co is Toronto’s first new distillery to jump through the licensing hoops since 1933, not long after the temperance movement fizzled in Ontario. As a testament to the fact that

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I’m going to be completely honest with you. The fine folks at Sawdust City make my favourite Ontario beer of all time, The Long Dark Voyage to Uranus. I’ve chosen bars simply because there was a glimmer of hope that they might have a bottle kicking around or one of their brews on tap. The Lone

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Some beers are meant to be shared, divvied up amongst friends in wine glasses. I had Barrie’s own Flying Monkeys The Chocolate Manifesto brew split with three friends as a house warming toast. With a decadent $11.95 per 750 ml bottle price tag, this is not meant for drinking in your housecoat while watching hockey.

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