Published on December 22nd, 2017 | by Allegra Swanson
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Your 64 – a weekly roundup of beer stories and news outside Ontario to inspire you for the 64 hours from Friday at 5pm to Monday at 9am (usually!) – by Allegra Swanson.
As someone who’s a huge fan of the craft beer industry in Ontario, I have some beer education (shout out to Prud’homme L1!) and two paper certificates crowning me the beer mile champion (2016, 2017, nbd) but lack a role in the industry or how to properly explain the subtle terroir of the hops making up your IPA.
Here’s to the weekend; here’s to YOUR 64.
Not just click bait, folks! Arguably one of Copenhagen’s most famous bars, their lambic-heavy selection is often poured from, believe it or not, plastic bags in cardboard boxes.
(Also does this not look like the most cozy, time-forgotten place you’ve ever seen?)
If the word brettanomyces showed up on my grade 8 spelling bee I would be HELLA screwed. Also, try saying it 5 times fast.
But seriously, did you know that “the Court of Master Sommeliers classifies Brettanomyces as a wine fault in its deductive tasting format, right next to dreaded wine-killer TCA, or cork taint.” Read on, my Brett-loving beer friends.
One of the best beers you can have is an ice cold beer in the shower as you prep for a night out. Cans are safest (who wants broken glass in the shower?) so I don’t see a bright future for this agency BUT kudos on the excellent marketing.
Also please click through and read this article because the founder is a gem and said this: “We do a lot of sauna bathing in Sweden, and most of the time we drink beer while doing it.”
So I’ve never been to Nantucket, and I can’t eat shellfish, but Cisco Brewers sounds like total perfection.
With a wine bar and distillery also on site, apparently you can hear waves crashing in the background. Um, hello perfection.
Lol yep, you read that right. If you weren’t already planning on waking up the morning after eating Taco Bell and feeling like you have a stomach bug, why not also add a hangover?
Let’s just all imagine how often the high school kids from across town are going to clean those draft lines.
Look at this: just when you thought that we were finished with gift guides NOPE: you almost missed this incredible “CigarzUp” stocking stuffer
Make this: Beernog. Get over hating it. Your mom will love it.
Listen to this: this indigenous take on ahead by a century by the jerry cans is incredible
Cheers to Your 64! Well, friends – this marks the last 64 of the year. It’s been such a fun 6 months with the OBN community, sharing all the wildly unimportant news in the beer world that I know you’re all dying to know.
I wish you all the best over the next week and while yes, I send tidings of comfort and joy, I especially send tastings of rare and fabulous beer. I just packed up a 12 of various delights to enjoy with my pseudo brother in law who’s the top beer connoisseur I know. My new year’s resolution? Log every beer in Untappd. Oh, and naturally push all check ins to Twitter, amirite? Merry/happy to all. Cheers!