Posts Tagged:toronto beer week

Barrel Bragging Rights – The Spectacles

Some of our hops

Okay, if you’re a beer fan and live in and around Toronto, one would hope you’ve heard of Toronto Beer Week.  It’s starting this Friday, with a host of excellent events, and you should definitely plan on attending a fair few.  Details on the week and events, etc are here: The first day, Friday […]

Half Priced Food and Beer @ Caplansky’s Deli – Today Only!

So, a lot of you will know about Groupon and Living Social, the online crazy-deal sites.  But just in case you’re in the dark, today’s (February 23rd, 2011) Living Social deal is $40 worth of food/drinks at Caplansky’s Deli, for $20. takes you to the deal, and while you’re there, you might as well […]

Toronto Beer Week 2011 – Official Dates

I realize this came out last week, but I figure better late than never.  It’s official, the dates for this year’s TBW are set.  Book your vacation time now, for September 16-24.  Below is the official press release: February 7, 2011 – TORONTO – We are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual Toronto Beer […]

Wrap-up and thanks – Toronto Beer Week

Without a doubt, as I sat in Volo this past spring and first met John Bowden, I thought this idea he was on about, a whole week of beer-events around Toronto, was a great idea.  There is no doubt, we are living in a city with a bursting craft-beer scene.  There are brewers and publicans […]

Weisse Beer Pairing with Michael Hancock at The Monk’s Table – Toronto Beer Week

My last day of Toronto Beer Week was looking promising: a dinner with Michael Hancock, Black Oak beers at Volo, possibly Guinness and oysters at Ceili, and who knows what else? Due to poor time-management on my part, I was totally late getting to the Monk’s Table. No worries though, Michael was still talking through […]

BrewDog Dinner with James Watt – Toronto Beer Week

Indeed, one of the most anticipated events of the inaugural Toronto Beer Week was a tasting dinner lead by James Watt, co-owner of BrewDog, one of the most progressive breweries around.  So off I went to beerbistro, as excited as a kid on Christmas.  While there was some of the usual suspects in attendance, the […]

$4 Pints at Volo – Toronto Beer Week

After eating more seafood then a Nova Scotia Fisherman at Starfish, I hopped up to Volo to vote on the IPA cask challenge final and enjoy some $4 pints.  At this point I must say:  I go to Volo somewhat frequently.  I’ve been to numerous events, including the epic cask days.  With that in mind, […]

Malts and Molluscs – Toronto Beer Week

I’m a fan of the band, U2.  I used to say “big fan”, but then I met some big fans of U2, and realized I wasn’t one.  I’ve got a pretty large selection of their music, and have attended concerts.  The first concert I attended though, was insanely special.  While waiting in line for GA, […]

Toronto Beer Week Launch – Mill St Brew Pub

So after a good bit of planning and anticipation, Monday September 20th finally dawned (though I was still asleep) and with it, brought Toronto Beer Week!  The opening event was the ceremonial cask-tapping at the Mill St Brew Pub, a fitting choice, as Mill St has not only been pivotal in the revitalization of the […]

My Schedule for Toronto Beer Week

So I posted my planned schedule in my calendar, but I’m just so damned excited about Toronto Beer Week, I wanted to type some stuff about it too.   Plus this will be a bit more visible.  So here we go: So things kick off this Saturday, with the Dieu du Ciel! party at Volo.  I’ll […]