163/1981) Home: Old Fashioned Premium Rye Ale by Henderson Brewing of Ontario: *1/2; 10%; "Canada's first cocktail beer" brewed in collaboration with the Martini Club; peppery rye is very prominent in the nose; bitters and cocktail elements come into play in the flavours with bitters lingering to the aftertaste; an odd one;
The thinking behind this was "Instead of working beer into cocktails, why not try the opposite?" At 10% and in a 750ml bottle this is one for sharing, in appropriate glassware to be fully in the spirit, if you will..
164/1982) Home: Winterweisse by Muskoka Brewery of Ontario: *1/2; a 5% unfiltered dunkelweisse; brewed with barley and wheat; rich, malty, sweet; a fine example of the dunkel style;
I know it is a bit late.