225/2446) 555 Brewing Company, Picton: Patchbottom Boot by 555 Brewing Company of Ontario: **1/2; 8.2%, 67 ibu; an Imperial IPA brewed with El Dorado hops and Amarillo hop hash; tropical and grapefruit nose; mango and grapefruit flavours;
555 takes its name from the tale of the murder of Peter Lazier. It centres around a bungled robbery of a farmer for $555 from the sale of hops. It led to murder and, possibly, a bungled trial verdict.
226/2447) 555 Brewing Company: Long Black by 555 Brewing Company of Ontario: *1/2; 4.5%, 50 ibu; a black ale brewed with Cherry Bomb Coffee; soda-like mouth feel; roasted malt nose; roast and coffee notes;
The beers take their names from aspects of the investigation and trial. George Lowder's gravestone reads, "Hanged. 1884. Unjustly."
227/2448) 555 Brewing Company: Foot Print IPA by 555 Brewing Company of Ontario: **; 7.2%, 60 ibu; a West Coast style IPA brewed with North American Noble hops; grapefruit notes against a strong malt backdrop;
These were from a tasting flight. It is a great place with a pizza oven serving fresh baked personal size pizzas. The brewmaster is formerly of Barley Days.
228/2449) Barley Days Brewing, Picton: Chinook Pale Ale by Barley Days Brewing of Ontario: *1/2; 5%, 30 ibu; malty with a mild hop bite; minerally notes;
The buck-a-beer brew is not available until Monday.