Louis Cifer Brew Works is the new kid on the brew pub block. So new, in fact, that the legal red tape for brewing on site has not been completely sorted out. For now, brewing is actually happening offsite at Railway City Brewery Co in St. Thomas, ON, while glistening fully functional brewing equipment patiently awaits… Read More


After careful deliberation by candlelight during tonight’s blackout, we’ve come to a decision on the winner of our #Dam6Pack giveaway with Amsterdam Brewery. We’re super excited to give this bad boy away. There were many great entries, and we wish everyone could get a free 6 pack. But without further ado, here is our winning tweet:… Read More


We had some great entries in our #Dam6Pack giveaway with Amsterdam Brewery and we’re working on choosing our winner. Thank you to everyone who entered! The winner will be announced tomorrow, but we wanted to share with you our top 5 entries. Crack open your favourite Amsterdam brew, here they are in no particular order: @TOBoozeHound… Read More


West Avenue Cider has been turning some heads in a burgeoning Ontario craft cider scene. This hard cider, crafted from 100% Ontario heritage apples, took home the prize of Best Cider in Ontario by the Ontario Craft Cider Association this year. I had a 5 ounce glass on tap as part of a sampling flight… Read More


I had an accidental, side-by-side taste testing of Bellwoods Brewery‘s heavy hitting Imperial India Pale Ale, Witchshark paired up with the equally delicious and potent Indie Alehouse‘s` own Imperial India Pale Ale, Cockpuncher. Accidental, in the sense that the waitress at Bar Hop brought me a tasting flight, and in my pursuit to keep the… Read More