Style Guide – IPA

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
August 7th is international IPA day and to celebrate last night we had a little get together with our friend Allan to sample a few and pick our favourites. I have mentioned IPA’s before in a few other posts but here is a recap of a few notes about the…

Founders Porter – Ruby Tuesday’s Beer of the Week

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
Well today is a gloomy, rainy and dark day outside. So I have decided to fast forward a little as far as seasonal beers go and feature  Founders Porter from Grand Rapids, Michigan as my beer of the week. Porters are typically full bodied, top fermenting beers which originated…

Apricot Beer – Fruit Beer Friday

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
For the first instalment of fruit beer Friday I thought it would be appropriate to taste two apricot beers because it is August and the season for stone fruit. I love this time of year at the local market. Peaches, apricots, plums, cherries and lots of berries fill the…

Liefmans Fruitesse – Fruit Beer Friday

Originally posted on Beer Girl Blog:
My summer obsession with Liefmans Fruitesse (LCBO# 379115) started when a good friend of mine ordered me one at Bier Markt on the Esplanade in Toronto, ON. I had just left a Jack White concert and was proceeding to cut a few rugs to the Bier Markt’s house band when…