I was recently in Turkey for work, and I extended my trip by a few days in order to explore Istanbul and Cappadocia on my own.  Despite being a predominantly Muslim country beer, wine and spirits are widely available in restaurants and grocery stores (come on already, Ontario!) – but the selection is not great. There… Read More


On Friday we had the chance to attend Burdock Breweries beer launch party. They certainly have a lot to offer the city but lets start with the basics: Burdock is a brewpub in the purist sense. It has a great Montreal feel to it and an absolutely wonderful patio. They are located in the West… Read More


For some reason I thought this place was called ‘WVRST Bier Hall‘ or something similar but when I go to their website I am greeted with ‘Sausage Hall and Other Wonders’. I guess I’ll stick with calling it just WVRST. I should note that I asked them for an official pronunciation and was told it’s… Read More


They have 120 taps. That’s enough taps that if you had a small sample from each one you’d probably be REALLY drunk. It’s enough taps to require a complex keg technology called a ‘Flux Capacitor’ to keep it all working and organized. It is a bonkers amount of taps. Lets get back to the beginning… Read More


The Old Toronto Beer Tour is an opportunity to get day drunk at finer beer establishments across the city with the added bonus of a designated driver. Kole and I had the opportunity to join the January departure as invited guests of the company. You can offer one to your loved one for $129 per person… Read More