Farm Table: Grisette: Coal Miner’s Water

This lighter take on a Belgian-style ale From Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company in Vankleek Hill, Ontario pours a hazy golden honey colour, with a creamy white head that settles as a thin film and fuzzy collar, leaving a few small streaks of lace behind. Farm Table: Grisette has a honey-soaked malt smell that reminded me […]






Beer Notes: Farm Table: Dry Irish Stout

Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company (Vankleek Hill, Ontario) Irish Dry Stout (4.1%) Look: Black, but not quite opaque. Ruby tinges when held to light. Large & spongy tan head settles as creamy collar, large lace spots. Smell: Roasted malt, baker’s chocolate, sea water, birch bark. Taste: Dry chocolate, dark roasted malt, stone fruit, a bit […]






Beer Notes: DOA Hardcore 8.1

Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company (Vankleek Hill, Ontario) Malt Liquor (8.1%) Look: Deep, clear golden yellow. Large, soapy white head dissipates quickly and settles as a moldy film. Smell: Sweet berry and honey tones that bring cheap fruit punch drinking boxes to mind. Lightly toasted, earthy malt (2-row/Pale, Pilsner). Metallic note. Taste: Shockingly well-balanced. Honey-like […]






2014 Oktoberfest Mix Pack: Beau’s n the Hood

It’s that time of year again. The weather is cooler, leaves are changing colour and tables are filled with comfort food. For the third year, the folks at Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company in Vankleek Hill, Ontario have put together a mix pack of beers to celebrate and promote their famous Oktoberfest event that sees […]






Patio Saison: Sunshine on My Shoulders

Patio Saison from Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company in Vankleek Hill, Ontario is a hazy golden-amber colour and yields a large, billowy white head that is retained as a small cap and leaves large rings of lace on your glass. This Belgian-style farmhouse ale has strong aromas of light, honey-sweetened malts and freshly picked cloves […]