Once upon a time, a delicious beer from Sawdust City went on a date with a tasty cup of coffee from Red Rocket Coffee. The coffee had too much of the beer, they went home together to Gravenhurst, ON, and the glorious result is their lovechild, Red Rocket Coffee Spiced Stout. Thank you. Sawdust City… Read More


The calendar might say December (sniff) but I find myself craving bocks and dopplebocks for their sweet and boozy punch. In fact, bocks may very well be the secret to me remaining semi-festive during the holiday season, since it’s not a time of year I’m particularly fond of. In fact, Iceland seems to roll out… Read More


A few nights ago we tried out the brand spanking new Duggan’s brewpub. We’ll be doing a thorough review of that place but shortly after visiting we headed over to the Rhino. The Rhino is one of my favourite pubs in the city, mostly due to it’s massive beer list. At the Rhino I had… Read More


This year marks the first year that Ontario-made Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines are available at more than 100 farmers’ markets around the province. It seems fitting that our first wine review on the site should be a VQA wine that we picked up at the St. Lawrence Market on a recent Saturday. Tawse Winery from… Read More