I absolutely love Bolshevik Bastard. It’s a beautifully made imperial stout. So when the boys from Nickel Brook Brewing went ahead and aged it in Kentucky bourbon barrels you can imagine how excited I got. Sadly I only purchased one bottle, I might have to go get another to try and cellar it. Or maybe

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Today we are reviewing one of my favourite winter beers: Bolshevik Bastard, the well named brain beauty of a beer by Nickel Brook Brewery. This beer is a Russian Imperial Stout, which is a style of beer you’ll start seeing more and more as the temperature drops. They are generally malty and dark with flavours

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I’m not sure exactly when it happened but at some point between last summer and this summer Saisons have become hugely popular. The Belgian style beer has been around for ages of course but suddenly all the craft breweries in Ontario have one. I’m not complaining though, this stuff is wonderful. Also called a traditional

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