Tag Archives: Sour Beer

March 20

Half Hour on Earth is Releasing a Steady Flow of Barrel-Aged Sours

An article by Noah Forrest Back in November 2016, I was fortunate to get my hands on a slew of bottles from Half Hours on Earth. This small brewery from Seaforth Ontario was creating beautifully tart farmhouse ales, and they simply blew me away. Since then, Half Hours has gone from a relatively obscure brewery […]

January 30

Small Pony Barrel Works – Ottawa’s Beer Scene Just got More Exciting

An article by Noah Forrest Small Pony Barrel Works opened its doors to the public at the tail end of 2017. Located in Kanata (just west of Ottawa), this new and innovative brewery focuses solely on Barrel-aged products – and in particular, sours. Barrel-aging is nothing new, the modern craft-beer scene is loaded with various […]

December 05

The Wild Shack 3: This Time It’s Personal

An article by Noah Forrest About two years ago I wrote about The Wild Shack for the first time. Back then, you probably had no idea who they were. That has changed. The talented and sexy duo behind The Wild Shack are the illustrious Remi Galipeau and Maxime Dallaire. And this year, they have been […]

May 10

Build That Wall! Libertine Brewing Collaborates with Brasserie Dunham 

An article by Noah Forrest Sometimes when you meet someone new, you instantly click. That was certainly the case when the guys from Brasserie Dunham met the folks behind California’s The Libertine Brewing Company during a St. Petersburg beer festival a few years back.  However, as much as you connect, get along, and seem to […]

January 25

Le Trou du Diable and Hill Farmstead Collaborate to Create Argan, a “Gluten Free” beer.

An article by Noah Forrest What happens when one of the best breweries in Canada teams up with one of the best breweries in the world? Is the result perhaps the best “gluten-free” beer ever made? That’s right, Shawinigan’s own Le Trou du Diable teamed up with Vermont’s Hill Farmstead Brewery to create a collaborative, […]

January 12

The Wild Shack – Part 2: Revenge of the Fruit

An article by Noah Forrest “Hey Noah, when the hell are you going to stop writing so many damn articles about fruit beer!?” Well, maybe I’ll stop when fruit stops tasting so damn delicious! Alright, so no one has actually asked me that question, but I’m sure some people have thought about it. But I’m […]

December 20

Brasserie Harricana Celebrates Their Two Year Anniversary with a Bottle Release

An article by Noah Forrest I’ve been a busy boy these last few weeks. It seems like every couple of days yet another brewery is releasing amazing beers right before the holidays. I’ve been fortunate enough to drink them, and even more fortunate to have been given the opportunity to write about most of them. […]

December 02

L’Espace Public Releases a Sour Stout in Time for the Holidays: Bière de Driveway

An Article by Noah Forrest For those who don’t know, L’Espace Public is a brew-pub located in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve quartier of Montreal. Without an ounce of pretentiousness, this tiny unassuming bar fits the vibe of the area perfectly, carrying a worn-in urban edge that still feels inviting. I’ve spent several nights there, and I’ll spend many […]

November 15

Discovering Half Hours on Earth – Ontario Farmhouse Ales at their Best

An article by Noah Forrest I may need to warn you, this is a bit of a long article. I’m sorry, but there was just too much to say and I had several bottles to drink and talk about. It’s okay though, because Half Hours on Earth is worth your time, trust me. It was […]

December 30

Beerism’s Top 10 Quebec beers of 2015! After I Drank Them You’ll Never Believe What Happend Next!

An article by Noah Forrest People love lists for some reason. We simply can’t resist them. We see links in our news feeds, like “top 10 celebrity couples children’s dogs” and we feverishly click on the URL as if we actually give a shit. I’m just as guilty as anyone, I click away on these […]

December 17

Beerism does Brasserie Auval – An Interview with Brewmaster Ben Couillard

Every year, more and more breweries are popping up all over the world, and Quebec is no different. Usually, when a new brewery decides to open its doors and starts bottling (or canning), the line up is somewhat limited – generally offering about 2 to 4 varieties of styles. These styles tend to be pretty […]

August 04

Ceci n’est pas une Gueuze! An Interview with LTM’s Brewmaster Alex about his new Gueuze and his Barrel Program

Something wild has been stirring in the dark recesses of Les Trois Mousquetaires brewery. It’s dank, musty, & sour, and it’s been living inside three sets of oak barrels for about 2 to 4 years. They have been keeping this a secret for quite sometime now in anticipation of next week’s release. That’s right, you […]