We give you 18 reasons to drink these six beers now.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Canada in a glass. A collaboration ale between Ontario’s Flying Monkeys, Nova Scotia’s Garrison Brewing, Quebec’s Microbrasserie Le Trou du Diable, and B.C.’s Phillips Brewing.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.