332/2553) Home: Munich Lager by von Bugle Brewing of Ontario: *1/2; 5%; brewed with three malts, unhusked roasted barley and three hop varieties; grainy nose; grassy, grainy notes, hint of leafy bitterness; a very good Munich style lager;
von Bugle is a Steam Whistle spin-off. Creating a separate brewery allows them to continue to say they do one thing and do it well. Domi Terra Nostra Patria translates as at home the land of our country.
333/2554) Home: Skeleton Key Spiced Imperial Stout with Coffee and Vanilla 2018 by Bellwoods Brewery of Ontario: **1/2; 10.9%; aged in rum barrels for one year; bitter, dark coffee nose tempered by sweet, spiced vanilla; the taste is a blend of spices, coffee, vanilla; no sign of the Dr. Pepper notes from the Péché Day offering;