We give you 18 reasons to drink these six beers now.

Hofbrau Dunkel, Germany

  • A classic. Brewed by a Munich brewery dating back to 1589.
  • Copper hue. Wet rye bread aroma with hints of toffee. Caramel and toast on the sip. Clipped, easy finish.
  • A dark, bready lager is perfect for fall, showcases barley malts in all their glory.

Grab it at the LCBO. $3.15/500 ml bottle.

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 Moonlight Kettle Mosaic Single Hop, Muskoka Brewery, Ontario 

  • Just one hop. The new(ish) tropically fruity and herbaceous Mosaic varietal.
  • Passionfruit aromas balloon out of the glass. Continue on the sip with mango and a whisper of earthy herbs.
  • Geek out over Mosaic hops. Or forgeddaboutit and enjoy this light, bright sipper (just 4.7% ABV) with Thai takeout.

Grab it at the LCBO. $8.95/750 ml bottle.

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Viven Porter, Belgium

  • A smoked porter, brewed by Brouwerij Van Viven.
  • Dark brown. Slightly smokey aroma. Dark chocolate and smoke flavour. Beautiful mouthfeel, full carbonation on a soft body.
  • Smokey, silky and downright delicious.

Grab it at the LCBO. $2.95/330 ml bottle.

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Monogamy, Bellwoods Brewery, Ontario

  • Brett Barrel-Aged Centennial single hop ale, bottle-fermented with peach and apricot.
  • Apricots pop up in the most delightful way. A unique ale with notes of hay, lemon, light grain, lavender, mild bitterness and fresh apricot flavour carrying through to the finish.
  • Dry, lightly tart and spritzy.

Grab it at the Bellwoods Bottle Shop. $8.50 /500 ml bottle.

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Coast to Coastless, Canada

  • Pours a bright burgundy. Full-bodied with lots of biscuity malt and dried plums.
  • It’s a big bottle. Share it with friends over a cheese plate.

Grab it at the LCBO. $9.95/750 ml bottle.

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Audrey Hopburn, Great Lakes Brewery, Ontario

  • An American-style IPA crossed with a Belgian Ale.
  • Grapefruit on nose with sprinkles of pepper. Creamy, foamy head with intricate lacing on the glass. Lemon rind, spicy hops and hints of peppercorn on the tongue.
  • Summer meets fall with tropical aromas and flavours, matched by the warming, higher alcohol content (6.2%).

Grab it at the LCBO. $5.95/650 ml bottle.

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Bonus Beer!

Wet Hop Ale, Sawdust City, Ontario

  • Made with a Row #27 of Chinook hops from Collingwood’s Clear Valley Hops Farm, handpicked by Sawdust’s staff.
  • Delightfully perfumey floral and mango hop nose. On the tongue, hops are more subtle: mild orange and lemon.
  • Surprisingly low bitterness. Quick, clean finish.

Look for it on tap, otherwise can only be gotten at Sawdust’s Gravenhurst Brewery’s Bottle Shop.

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