Travelling to Japan exposed me to a wonderful world of refreshing cultural differences. From the food, language and customs to the possibility o..
Smoth’s Rating: 5/10
Whether you’re reading this now, or tuning in from the future, you’ll note I’m reviewing a Christmas beer in February. B..
Approaching a stout can be off-putting for the average lager-swiller. The dark, roasted malt is as unfamiliar to most as a cup of black coffee is ..
It’s no secret that the subject of Pumpkin beer tends to be divisive among beer drinkers. There are some who wring their hands anxiously as autu..
If you like cities and beer, you’d be hard pressed to live in a better spot than Toronto. A thriving craft beer community has sprung up, and now..
As the Ontario craft beer industry continues its unprecedented ascent, the Ontario Brewing Awards have grown in kind.
In previous years, it w..
Smoth’s Rating: 8.5/10
It’s been a long time since I had a “go-to” beer.
By that I mean, when you get in the habit of trying to fluff your..
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again — the best part of blogging about booze is all the friends who want to share a drink with you and tal..
There’s just something about Beau’s and brilliant ideas.
The last time I interviewed Steve Beauchesne, co-founder of Beau’s Brewery, it was a..
Yesterday saw the greatest gathering of well-bearded folk in all of Toronto — the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference & Suppliers Marketplace. Tak..