What a Night: Cask Days 2011

I’m still recovering from the lovely night that was Cask Days, the beer event with over 50 beers from around the country to sample. It was also my first ever large scale beer event. It was a LOT of fun and showed that the event, which originally started in the patio of Toronto’s Bar Volo, can…

“I Can’t Afford It”: The Price Factor With Craft Beers

This is in response to a number of comments I’ve gotten while talking with people about my love of beer.  The thought being that beers other than what is considered mainstream (Molson, Bud, Pabst) is too damned expensive, leaving the person feeling that the better value is to by a Two Four of something that,…

Being Overwhelmed

So…I might have gotten a bit overwhelmed when I went in to my local LCBO (King/Spadina for Toronto readers) and noticed that the start of their new summer line of beers came in.  For the first time in a while I saw the shelf COMPLETELY covered with new beers I’ve never had before.  After being…