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.
Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier (Germany; 5.4% alc.)
From the world’s oldest brewery comes this wheat beer that’s light and fruity with notes of banana and clove.

 

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 Octoberfest (Massachusetts; 5.3% alc.)
Old-world hops provide light counterbalance to malty and nutty aromas with a soft, bready, caramel palate.
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
Muskoka Harvest Ale (Ontario; 7% alc.)
A rich, dry-hopped pale ale with moderate bitterness and a fresh feeling of grass and biscuit.
Black Oak 10 Bitter Years (Ontario; 8% alc.) 
Wet hopped, double dry hopped, crammed with hops. 
Collective Arts Rhyme & Reason (Ontario; 5.7% alc.) 
Lying somewhere between an IPA and a pale ale, it’s bright and lemony with a good citrus burst of bitterness. 
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.

 

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
Affligem Blonde (Belgium; 6.5% alc.)
In the great Belgian tradition of strong yet refreshing ales, this is a spicy golden beauty.


ROBUST
 
Rich and warming ales with a full maltiness and impressive complexity
Grimbergen Dubbel (Belgium; 6.5% alc.)
Rich and warming ales with a full maltiness and impressive complexity

 

SMOKEY
Ales and lagers with flavours ranging from a wisp of smoke to roaring campfire.
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.

 

SOOTHING
Potent ales with huge maltiness and profound depth of flavour
Nickel Brook Bolshevik Bastard (Ontario; 9% alc.)
Warming and black as night, it carries a molten mix of toffee, coffee and pepper.
Unibroue La Résolution (Québec; 10% alc.)
Strong and sweet with flavours of gingerbread spice, star anise and caramel.

 

CIDER
Not beer, but still nice
Spirit Tree Pub Style Cider (Ontario; 6% alc.)
Dry with acidic notes, with a farmhouse character of hay and cork in the background.

 

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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.)
St. Bernardus Wit (Belgium, 5.5% alc.)
 
 
CRISP 
Pilsners and other blonde lagers
Czechvar (Czech Republic; 5% alc.)
King Pilsner (Ontario; 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
Bockor Cuvée des Jacobins Rouge (Belgum; 5.5% alc.)
Duchesse de Bourgogne (Belgium, 6.2% alc.)
Freigeist Geisterzug Gose (Germany; 5% alc.) arriving in August
Les Trois Mousquetaires (Québec; 3.8% alc.)
Le Trou du Diable L’Ours (Québec; 6% alc.)
 
 
SOCIABLE
Light to medium bodied lagers and ales
Anchor Steam Beer (California; 4.9% alc.)
Black Oak Nut Brown (Ontario; 5% alc.)
Collective Arts Saint of Circumstance (Ontario; 4.7% 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.)
Stillwater Classique (Connecticut, 4.5% alc.)

 
 
SATISFYING 
Porters and stouts
Guinness (Ireland; 4.2% alc.)
Le Trou du Diable Le Sang d’Encre (Québec; 5.5% alc.)
Lost Coast 8 Ball Stout (California, 5.8% alc.)

Mill St. Coffee Porter (Ontario; 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.)
Bellwoods Monogamy: Centennial (ON, 6.4% alc.)
Cameron’s Rye Pale Ale (Ontario; 6.6% alc.)
Central City Red Racer IPA (BC; 6% alc.)
De la Senne Taras Boulba (Belgium; 4.5%)
Dieu du Ciel! Moralité (Québec; 6% alc.)
Flying Monkeys Shoulders of Giants (Ontario; 9.5% alc.)
Founders Centennial IPA (Michigan, 7.2% alc.)
Fuller’s ESB (England; 5.9% alc.)
New Holland Imperial Hatter (Michigan, 9.4% alc.)
New Holland Michigan Awesome Hatter (MI, 5.8% alc.)
New Holland Oak Aged Hatter (MI, 7.2% alc.)
New Holland Rye Hatter (Michigan, 6.1% alc.)
Nickel Brook Headstock IPA (Ontario; 7% alc.)
Nickel Brook Naughty Neighbour (Ontario; 4.9% alc.)
St. Peter’s English Ale (England; 4.4% alc.)
 
 
SMOKY
Ranging from lightly smoked to burnt out husk
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier (Germany; 5.1% 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; 8% alc.)
Aventinus (Germany; 8% alc.)
Bellwoods Lost River Baltic Porter (ON, 8.5% alc.)
Brasserie des Rocs La Montagnarde (Belgium; 7.5% alc.)
Chimay Première (Belgium; 7% alc.)
Dragon Stout (Jamaica; 7.5% alc.)
Freigeist Hoppeditz (Germany; 7.5% alc.) arriving in August
Kwak (Belgium; 8.4% alc.)
Maudite (Québec, 8% alc.)
New Holland Black Hatter IPA (MI, 5.1% 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.)
Westmalle Dubbel (Belgium, 7% alc.)

 

 
SPICY
Ales with spices or a lively spicy character
Achel 8 Blond (Belgium, 8% alc.)
Chimay White (Belgium; 8% alc.)
Cochonnette (Belgium; 9% alc.)
De La Senne Jambe-de-Bois (Belgium, 8% alc.)
De la Senne Zinnebir (Belgium; 5.8% alc.)
Delirium Tremens (Belgium; 8.5% alc.)
De Ranke Saison de Dottignies (Belg., 5.5% alc.)
La Fin du Monde (Québec; 9% alc.)
Le Trou du Diable La Buteuse (Québec; 10% alc.)
Le Trou du Diable Shawinigan Handshake (Québec; 6.5% alc.)
Mikkeller Texas Ranger (Denmark, 6.6% alc.)
Orval Aug. 2013 (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
Orval Mar. 2011 (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
Orval Jan. 2010 (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
St. Ambroise Pumpkin Ale (Québec, 5%)
Stillwater Cellar Door (Connecticut, 7.4% alc.)
Stillwater Stateside Saison (Connecticut, 6.8% alc.)
Triple Karmeliet (Belgium; 8% alc.)
Urthel Hop-It (Belgium; 9.5% alc.)
Westmalle Tripel (Belgium, 9.5% alc.)
 
 
SOOTHING
Potent high-octane ales
Achel Extra Bruin (Belgium; 9.5% alc.)
Bellwoods Bounty Hunter (Ontario, 10.3% alc.)
Chimay Blue (Belgium; 9% alc.)
Les Trois Mousquetaires Porter Baltique (QC, 8.3% alc.)
Mikkeller Monk’s Brew (Denmark, 10% alc.)
Rochefort 10 (Belgium; 11.3% alc.)
St. Bernardus Abt 12 (Belgium; 10% alc.)
Victory Storm King Imperial Stout (PA; 9.1% alc.)
X.O. Beer (France; 8% alc.)
 
 
FRUITY
Ales fermented or finished with real fruits or juices 
Fruli Strawberry (Belgium; 4.1% alc.)
Mort Subite Frambroise (Belgium; 4.5% alc.)
Pêche Mel Scaldis (Belgium, 8.5% alc.)
Stiegl Radler Grapefruit (Austria; 2.5% alc.)
 
 
CIDER
Not beer, but still nice
Brickworks Batch:1904 (Ontario, 5% alc.)
Spirit Tree Pear Cider (Ontario; 5.5% alc.)
 
 
LAST CALL! Grab something from our limited stocklist
Ayinger Bräuweisse (Germany; 5.1% alc.)
Celt Silures Crafted Ale (Wales; 5.5% alc.)
Ellezelloise Hercule Stout (Belgium; 9% alc.)
Orval Jan. 2012 (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
Trou du Diable Shawinigan Handshake (QC; 6.5% alc.)