Softly spicy and fruity German- and Belgian-style wheat beers
Blanche de Chambly (QC; 5% alc.)
A light and refreshing Belgian-style wheat beer accented by the addition of coriander and orange peel.
Erdinger Weissbier (Germany; 5.3% alc.)
Arguably the most popular German wheat beer in existence, Erdinger has notes of banana, clove and caramel.
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 tastes familiar, but better.
Pilsner Urquell (Czech Republic; 4.4% alc.)
This, the first pilsner ever brewed, has floral aroma and as blonde lagers go, a richer yet refined balance of hop and malt.
Acidic ales ranging from sweet-tart to suck-your-face-in
Duchesse de Bourgogne (Belgium; 6.2% alc.)
A surprising aroma of balsamic vinegar gives way to smooth and sweet flavours of Concord grape and oak.
The Exchange Brewery 1^3 Berliner Weisse (ON; 4.2% alc.)
Brewed to style with a bright lemony tartness and raw grain finish.
Medium bodied, wonderfully balanced ales and lagers
Anchor Steam Beer (CA; 4.9% alc.)
This revolutionary lagered ale has a biscuit malt profile and round fruitiness while still keeping a crispness of character.
Shillow Beer Co. Sass on the Side (ON; 5.6% alc.)
A beerbistro exclusive. This brown ale is lightly roasty and modestly bitter with a quenching off-dry finish.
Ales with a moderate to full bitterness and a naturally fruity hop character
Collective Arts Life in the Clouds (ON; 6.1% alc.)
This New England-style IPA is hazy and big on fruity hop aromatics while keeping the bitterness to a stylistic minimum.
Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA (OR; 6.8% alc.)
The famed Portland IPA doesn’t just have the typical fruity hop flavour but adds to it a hefty amount of caramel malt.
Rainhard Armed 'N Citra (ON; 5.2% alc.)
A dry-hopped pale ale from Toronto’s Stockyards that’s got a brisk bitterness with a punch of lemon and mango.
Sawdust City Lone Pine IPA (ON; 6.5% alc.)
For all you fans of resinous, piney, bitter IPAs, this is the beer you’ve been looking for.
Gently bitter and chocolaty or roasty ales, porters and stouts
St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout (QC; 5% alc.)
This rich, mocha-ish, softly fruity and a silky-textured stout ranks as Canada’s finest.
Well-rounded, naturally spicy and warming ales and lagers
À Tout le Monde (QC; 4.5% alc.)
This Belgian-style saison was brewed in conjunction with the band Megadeath and is paradoxically light and spritzy.
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace (NY; 7.6% alc.)
Sorachi Ace hops make this saison replete with flavours of lemongrass and lemon zest. A gorgeous farmhouse ale.
Rich and warming ales with a full maltiness and impressive complexity
Chimay Red (Belgium; 7% alc.)
Brewed by the same community of Cistercian monks for 150 years, this ale is plummy with notes of honey and banana.
Grimbergen Dubbel (Belgium; 6.5% alc.)
A great example of the classic Belgian “Double” style of beer. Chocolatey, smooth, fruity and soft.
Ales fermented or finished with real fruits or fruit juices
Shillow Beer Co. Bandwagon Raz-P-A (ON; 5.5% alc.)
A pale ale brewed with an enormous amount of fresh raspberries that starts sweet but still finishes like a beer.
St-Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale (QC; 5% alc.)
Light and refreshing with only moderate sweetness and subtle notes of apricot.
The Taps of the Moment:
Two of our lines are dedicated to single keg offerings of specific styles. This season we've got:
1 THE BEER OF THE MOMENT
2 THE FOUNDERS BREWING ROTATIONAL TAP
3 ONTARIO CIDER OF THE MOMENT