Moosehead Cracked Canoe Beer

I discovered this beer last week while making my monthly shopping for beer I haven’t tried before, and the main reason why I bought it was because it came with a free umbrella. Yeah. An Umbrella. Moosehead Cracked Canoe Beer is a “premium” beer, meaning it’s expensive, although I didn’t think it was too much so. My review: it’s OK. A light lager that hits the spot on a hot

R.I.P. Extra Old Stock

I just heard that Molson has stopped making Extra Old Stock beer. It used to be a favourite of under-age drinkers in Newfoundland because of it’s slightly higher alcohol content (6%). But not any more. Molson had to kill it because it’s no longer profitable. This will be a sad day for many Newfoundlanders. I know how attached some people are to their beer. Whatever remaining stock is likely to

Water, Malted barley, Hops, Yeast, And Betaglucanase

What exactly is in your beer?: Fancy a refreshing pint of betaglucanase? Or maybe a thirst-quenching glass of propylene glycol alginate? These chemicals do not sound remotely appealing. But if you have ever had a pint of cheap lager or ale, it is likely that you have sampled both of them. I don’t understand why alcoholic beverages are exempt from listing their ingredients, although it would damper my enthusiasm to

Beer Countdown

Beer o’clock – The Firefox extension: Here’s how it works – set your office beer oclock time and choose the frequency of notification – for example, every 2 hours. A small beer icon appears in the status bar of your browser. Every 2 hours a message is displayed next to the icon with the message “34 hours, 30 minutes ’till beer o’clock”. Splendid. Finally, a useful Firefox extension.