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.
Samuel Adams Summer Ale (Massachusetts; 5.3% alc.)
A bright American wheat beer brewed with lemon zest and a peppery African spice known as grains of paradise.

 

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
Gales Seafarers Ale (England; 3.6% alc.)
This classically-styled UK best bitter is built to slug back in generous quantities, and tastes of toast, toffee and citrus.
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.
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.
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (California; 5.6% alc.)
The classic California pale ale, with its bright citrus aroma and delectable hop bite, is finally available in Ontario.
Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale (California; 7.2% alc.) 
Since we don’t have an “Aggressive” category, we’ll just put this here. Layers of toast, caramel and angry 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 Trappe Tripel (The Netherlands; 8% alc.)
Brewed by monks, who focus all their pent-up energy on beer. Golden and slightly sweet, it tastes at once bready and fruity.

 

ROBUST 
Rich and warming ales with a full maltiness and impressive complexity
Maudite (Québec; 8% alc.)
Effervescent with aromas of ripe fruits, it drinks slightly sweet with warming spice, caramel and more fruity notes.

 

FRUITY
Ales fermented or finished with real fruits or juices.

 

THE BEERS OF THE MOMENT – Two lines dedicated to whatever we feel like.
THE SPIRIT TREE CIDER OF THE MOMENT – Unconventional fares from this Caledon Cidery

 

 

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.)
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.)
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 Ale (Ontario; 5% alc.)
Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel (Germany; 5.6% alc.)
Hobgoblin (England; 5.2% alc.)
Innis & Gunn Oak Aged Beer (Scotland; 6.6%)
Left Field Eephus Oatmeal Brown Ale (ON; 5.5% alc)
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.)
Guinness (Ireland; 4.2% alc.)
Mill St. Coffee Porter (Ontario; 5.5% alc.)
Muskoka Winter 2X Chocolate Cherry Stout (Ontario; 8% 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.)
De la Senne Taras Boulba (Belgium; 4.5%)
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.)
Great Lakes THRUST! An IPA (Ontario; 6.5% alc.)
New Holland Michigan Awesome Hatter (MI, 5.8% alc.)
New Holland Rye Hatter (Michigan, 6.1% alc.)
Nickel Brook Headstock IPA (Ontario; 7% alc.)
Nickel Brook Naughty Neighbour (Ontario; 4.9% alc.)
Thiriez Étoile du Nord (France; 5.5% alc.)
 
 
SMOKY
Ranging from lightly smoked to burnt out husk
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier (Germany; 5.1% alc.)
Freigeist Abraxxxas (Germany; 6% 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
Aventinus (Germany; 8% alc.)
Chimay Première (Belgium; 7% alc.)
Dragon Stout (Jamaica; 7.5% alc.)
Kwak (Belgium; 8.4% alc.)
Rochefort 6 (Belgium; 7.5% 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
Brigand Belgian Ale (Belgium; 9% alc.)
Chimay White (Belgium; 8% alc.)
De la Senne Zinnebir (Belgium; 5.8% alc.)
Delirium Tremens (Belgium; 8.5% alc.)
Duvel (Belgium; 8.5% alc.)
La Fin du Monde (Québec; 9% alc.)
Le Trou du Diable La Buteuse (Québec; 10% alc.)
Mikkeller Texas Ranger (Denmark, 6.6% alc.)
Orval Mar. 2011 (Belgium; 6.9% alc.)
Triple Karmeliet (Belgium; 8% alc.)
Urthel Hop-It (Belgium; 9.5% alc.)
Wild Beer Ninkasi (England; 9% alc.)
Westmalle Tripel (Belgium, 9.5% alc.)
 
 
SOOTHING
Potent high-octane ales
Achel Extra Bruin (Belgium; 9.5% alc.)
Chimay Blue (Belgium; 9% 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.)
Mikkeller Monk’s Brew (Denmark, 10% alc.)
Smuttynose Imperial Stout (NH; 10% 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.)
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
 
Freigeist Hoppeditz (Germany; 7.5% alc.)
Stillwater Cellar Door (Connecticut, 7.4% alc.)