GoodLot Farmstead Black Ale

GoodLot Farmstead Black Ale

Black Ales, Black IPA’s or Cascadian Dark Ales, you don’t see them too often as a core beer. I reviewed Rorschach’s Black IPA a few years back, it was a limited run.  Just to quickly recap, black ales, black IPA’s or Cascadian dark ales are an American beer style that...
Review: The West Wind by Lake of Bays Brewery

Review: The West Wind by Lake of Bays Brewery

Cottage Country north of Toronto is blessed with a bunch of microbreweries making great beer. Lake of Bays Brewing Company in Baysville, Ontario, halfway between Bracebridge (home of Muskoka Brewery) and Dorset is one of them. They have been making the Spark House Red...
Review: Nekyia by Rorschach Brewing Company

Review: Nekyia by Rorschach Brewing Company

Who said an IPA can only be pale? The black IPA, or American / Cascadian Dark Ale, came from the American craft beer scene and plays with flavours you don’t usually associate with an IPA. The Black IPA beer style started surfacing in the US in the late 1990s, and only...