90/2690) Wenona Craft Beer Lodge: Galactic Dry Hopped with Azacca by Granite Brewery of Ontario: **; on cask; mildly piney nose; malty with mild pine notes;
Today was a Cask Social. The announcement featured this curious note "…this will be the Galactic Pale Ale brewed with Galaxy hops!"
91/2691) Wenona Craft Beer Lodge: IIPA by Godspeed Craft Brewing of Ontario: **1/2; 8%; grapefruit zest nose; resiny with a citrus finish;
This was on draught, not cask, but Nicholas Pashley assured me no legal proceedings would result.
92/2692) Wenona Craft Beer Lodge: ESB by Neustadt Brewery of Ontario: **; very English; dry malty nose; fruity, malty;
I also had time to exchange pleasantries with Mirella Amato but I had to dash back to Brampton to wish a fellow Tracks Brewpub regular well on the journey he is about to embark on. The whole affair felt like a wake. He is looking distressingly frail and I fear there will be another wake - my fourth in fourteen months - sooner rather than later. My wife thinks there is a lesson for me about all the time I spend at Tracks Brewpub.