Brewery: Black Oak Brewing Co.
Style: Black APA
ABV: 4.4% IBU: unknown
Brewed as a hybrid style of Stout meets American Pale Ale, this unique beer fuses dark roasted malts with bold citrus American hops to create a rare brew…Pair this versatile, yet lower in alcohol brew with everything from
dark grilled meats and curries to the most delicately rich desserts.
Brewery: Flying Monkeys
Style: Imperial Dark Rye Beer
ABV: 10.10% IBU: 33
Complex and smoky, El Toro Bravo is another success for this powerhouse of a brewery.
Known for their unique and full-flavoured experiments, the brewers at Flying Monkeys are certainly not afraid to try something new. While I would hardly claim to be a fan of everything they put out, they are definitely one of the more creative breweries in Ontario.
After a much needed break following the holidays, I am back to exploring the wide world of North American craft beer. I am also working on some upgrades to the website and a redesign to make it a little cleaner and easier to use. In the coming weeks I will continue to bring you reviews of delicious beers from around the province, country, and world but we will also explore more of the fantastic food this city has to offer.
In the meantime, my posting schedule will be somewhat different. Mondays will bring you a beer or bar review from the previous weekend while Thursdays will sometimes also bring recent news from the craft beer world including new beer releases, brewery openings, and coverage of the ongoing dispute about the private beer monopoly in Ontario.