BEER

 

DRAUGHT

 

QUENCHING
Softly spicy and fruity German- and Belgian-style wheat beers
Blanche de Chambly (Québec; 5% alc.)
A light and refreshing Belgian-style wheat beer accented by the addition of coriander and orange peel.
Hopf Helle Weisse (Germany; 5.5% alc.)
This classic hefeweizen is light, creamy and refreshing, with mild flavours of vanilla and banana.

 

CRISP
Dry, refreshing and moderately bitter to appetizingly hoppy lagers
Hacker-Pschorr Edelhell (Germany; 5.5% alc.)
With a sweet bready aroma, this dry, golden refresher is ideal for those dedicated to more mainstream tastes.
Pilsner Urquell (Czech Republic; 5% alc.)
This, the first pilsner ever brewed has floral aroma, and as blonde lagers go, a richer yet refined balance of hop and malt.

 

APPETIZING
acidic ales ranging from sweet-tart to fully sour
Rodenbach Grand Cru (Belgium; 6% alc.)
Complex, wine-like, sour and sweet; the prized, oak-aged “Burgundy of Belgium” is finally available on tap.

SOCIABLE
Medium bodied, wonderfully balanced ales and lagers
Samuel Adams Winter Lager (Massachusetts; 5.3% alc.)
A malty bock beer brewed with touches of cinnamon, ginger and orange peel.
Shillow Beer Co. Sass on the Side (Ontario; 5.6% alc.)
Exclusive to beerbistro is this brand-new brown ale that’s lightly roasty and modestly bitter with a quenching off-dry finish.

 

BOLD
Ales with a moderate to full bitterness and a naturally fruity hop character
Collective Arts Ransack the Universe (Ontario; 6.8% alc.)
Washington-sourced Mosaic hops and Australian Galaxy hops give a one-two punch of tropical fruits in this brightly bitter IPA.
Lagunitas IPA (California; 6.3% alc.) 
Starting spicy-sweet and citrusy, this benchmark IPA finishes with the best kind of dry bitterness you can possibly expect.
Publican House Square Nail Pale Ale (Ontario; 5.9% alc.) 
There’s a refreshing burst of citrus in this mildly bitter ale, backed by notes of toasted malt and nuts.
Shillow Bitter Waitress Black IPA (Ontarioa; 6.5% alc.)
This hybrid style is beautifully combines the savory roasted malt of a stout with 86 whopping IBUs of fresh, earthy hops.
Stone Delicious IPA (California; 7.7% alc.) 
A brisk and deceptively light-bodied IPA brewed with Lemondrop and El Dorado hops.

 

SATISFYING
Gently bitter and chocolaty or roasty ales, porters and stouts
St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout (Québec; 5% alc.)
This rich, mocha-ish, softly fruity and a silky-textured stout ranks as Canada’s finest.

 

SPICY
Well-rounded, naturally spicy and warming ales and lagers
La Fin du Monde (Québec; 9% alc.)
“The End of the World” comes in form of a peppery and citrusy blonde kick to the head.

 

ROBUST 
Rich and warming ales with a full maltiness and impressive complexity
Mons Abbey Dubbel (Québec; 8% alc.)
An authentic Belgian-inspired dark beer. Smooth, fruity, and finished with licorice, anise, and bitter orange peel.
Paulaner Salvator (Germany; 7.9% alc.)
The original doppelbock drinks with flavours of caramel, chocolate and currant.

 

SMOKY
Ranging from lightly smoked to burnt out husk
BraufactuM Roog ( Germany; 6.6% alc.)
A historic style of smoked wheat beer with a balance of banana, roasted almonds and entirely appropriate notes of ham.

 

 

THE BEERS OF THE MOMENT – Two lines dedicated to whatever we feel like.
THE ONTARIO CIDER OF THE MOMENT – With some of the best apples in the world, Ontario has an ever-growing cider industry. Have a dose of local liquid gold.

 

 

Or try a flight of any 3 draught samples for $6


BOTTLES

(our list changes often, so this may differ slightly from one in the restaurant) 

QUENCHING
Lighter-bodied wheat beers
Cheval Blanc (Québec; 5% alc.)
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse (Germany; 5.5% alc.)
Schneider Weisse (Germany; 5.4% alc.)
 
 
CRISP 
Pilsners and other blonde lagers
Czechvar (Czech Republic; 5% alc.)
Collective Arts Saint of Circumstance (ON; 4.7% alc.)
Lost Craft Revivale (ON; 4.8% alc.)
Singha Lager (Thailand; 5% alc.)
Stiegl Pils (Austria; 4.9% alc.)
Zywiec (Poland; 5.5% alc.)
 
 
 
APPETIZING
Ales ranging from sweet-tart to fully sour
Bacchus Vlaam Oud Bruin (Belgium, 4.5% alc.)
Bockor Cuvée des Jacobins Rouge (Belgum; 5.5% alc.)
Le Trou du Diable L’Ours (Québec; 6% alc.)
St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition (BE; 5% alc.)
 
 
 
SOCIABLE
Light to medium bodied lagers and ales
Anchor Steam Beer (California; 4.9% alc.)
Black Oak Nut Brown Ale (Ontario; 5% alc.)
Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel (Germany; 5.6% alc.)
Hobgoblin (England; 5.2% alc.)
Innis & Gunn Oak Aged Beer (Scotland; 6.6%)
Köstritzer Schwarzbier (Germany; 4.8% alc.)
Samuel Adams Boston Lager (Massachusetts; 4.8% alc.)
Side Launch Dark Lager (Ontario; 5.3% alc.)
St. Peter’s English Ale (England; 4.4% alc.)
 
 
SATISFYING 
Porters and stouts
Dieu du Ciel! Aphrodite (Québec; 6.5% alc.)
Edge Brewing Padrino Porter (Spain; 5.5% alc.)
Guinness (Ireland; 4.2% alc.)
Mill St. Coffee Porter (Ontario; 5.5% alc.)
Tree Old School Stout (BC; 5.5% alc.)
Young’s Double Chocolate Stout (England; 5.2% alc.)
 
 
BOLD
Hoppy beers with mild to bracing bitterness
Anchor Liberty Ale (California; 5.9% alc.)
Cameron’s Rye Pale Ale (Ontario; 6.6% alc.)
Central City Red Racer IPA (BC; 6% alc.)
Collective Arts Rhyme & Reason (Ontario; 5.7% alc.)
Collective Arts State of Mind ISA (Ontario; 4.4% alc.)
De Ranke Hop Harvest (Belgium; 5.5% alc.)
De Ranke XX Bitter (Belgium; 6.2% alc.)

Dieu du Ciel! Disco Soleil (Québec; 6.5% alc.)

Dieu du Ciel! Moralité (Québec; 6.9% alc.)
Fuller’s ESB (England; 5.9% alc.)
Goose Island Goose IPA (Illinois/QC; 5.9% alc.)
Nickel Brook Headstock IPA (Ontario; 7% alc.)
Nickel Brook Naughty Neighbour (Ontario; 4.9% alc.)
Shepherd Neame Pale Ale (California; 5.6% alc.)
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (California; 5.6% alc.)
Stone IPA (California; 6.9% alc.)
Thiriez Étoile du Nord (France; 5.5% alc.)
 Tree Cutthroat West Coast Ale (BC; 5% alc.)
 
SMOKY
Ranging from lightly smoked to burnt out husk
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier (Germany; 5.1% alc.)
Viven Porter (Belgium; 7% alc.)
 
 
GLUTEN-FREE 
Pretend that you can drink beer
Glutenberg Pale Ale Américaine (QC; 5% alc.)
Lakefront New Grist (Wisconsin; 5.7% alc.)
 
 
ALCOHOL-FREE
What
Erdinger Weissbier Alkoholfrei (Germany; 0.4% alc.)
 
 

 

ROBUST
Big bodied, sometimes assertive ales and lagers
Achel 8 Bruin (Belgium; 7% alc.)
Aventinus (Germany; 8% alc.)
Ayinger Celebrator (Germany; 6.9%)
Chimay Première (Belgium; 7% alc.)
Dragon Stout (Jamaica; 7.5% alc.)
Kwak (Belgium; 8.4% alc.)
Maudite (Québec; 8% alc.)
Rochefort 8 (Belgium; 9.2% alc.)
Sinha Stout (Sri Lanka; 8.8% alc.)
St. Paul Double (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
Traquair House Ale (Scotland; 6.9% alc.)
Trois Pistoles (Québec; 9% alc.)
Vander Ghinste Brasserie LeFort (BE; 8.5% alc.)
Westmalle Dubbel (Belgium; 7% alc.)

 

 
SPICY
Ales with spices or a lively spicy character
Achel 8 Blond (Belgium; 8% alc.)
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace (New York; 7.6% alc.)
Chimay White (Belgium; 8% alc.)
De la Senne Zinnebir (Belgium; 5.8% alc.)
De Molen Heen & Weer  (Belgium; 9.2% alc.)
Delirium Tremens (Belgium; 8.5% alc.)
Dieu du Ciel! Derniere Volonte Brett (QC; 7% alc.)
Duvel (Belgium; 8.5% alc.)
Evil Twin Ryan and the Beaster Bunny (CT; 7% alc.)
Mikkeller Texas Ranger (Denmark, 6.6% alc.)
Orval Oct. 2014 (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
Orval Mar. 2011 (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
Stillwater Stateside Saison (CT; 6.8%)
Triple Karmeliet (Belgium; 8% alc.)
Wild Beer Ninkasi (England; 9% alc.)
Westmalle Tripel (Belgium; 9.5% alc.)
Zundert Trappist (The Netherlands; 8% alc.)
 
 
SOOTHING
Potent high-octane ales
Achel Extra Bruin (Belgium; 9.5% alc.)
Bush Ambree (Belgium; 12% alc.)
Chimay Blue (Belgium; 9% alc.)
De Molen Mooi & Meedogenloos (BE; 10.2% alc.)
Dieu du Ciel! Péché Mortel (Québec; 9.5% alc.)
Engelszell Gregorious Trappistenbier (AT; 10.5% alc.)
Kasteel Donker (Belgium; 11% alc.)
Les Trois Mousquetaires Porter Baltique (QC, 8.3% alc.)
Rochefort 10 (Belgium; 11.3% alc.)
St. Bernardus Abt 12 (Belgium; 10% alc.)
X.O. Beer (France; 8% alc.)
 
 
FRUITY
Ales fermented or finished with real fruits or juices 
Fruli Strawberry (Belgium; 4.1% alc.)
Peche Mel Scaldis (Belgium; 8.5% alc.)
Stiegl Radler Grapefruit (Austria; 2.5% alc.)
 
 
CIDER
Not beer, but still nice
Spirit Tree Draught Cider (Ontario; 6% alc.)
 
 
LAST CALL! Grab something from our limited stock list
 
Anchor Liberty Ale  (California; 5.9% alc.)
Fuller’s ESB (England; 5.9% alc.)