In case you have not already figured it out – I am a bit of a beer geek! Part of this geekiness has been studying to take the BJCP Judging Exam to become an official beer judge. For those of you who are not as familiar with beer geekiness, BJCP is the Beer Judge Certification Program and it is a very real thing (for more info see – bjcp.org).
The Beer Judge Certification Program, Inc. (BJCP) is a world-wide certifying organization for judges of beer and related fermented prod...
This Sunday I ran the Toronto Beer Run, part of the Canadian Beer Run Series (@CanadaBeerRun). I have been running this event since the beginning. Now in it's fourth year in Toronto, this is one of my favourite events of the year.
My friend Tracy likened the race to beer tick-or-treating as we sat enjoying tall cans of 3 Speed at the Amsterdam Brewhouse. They were the house on your street that gives out full-size chocolate bars.
With all of the running I had done in the past few weeks, it was time for a beer (or 12) - and July is the month of beer festivals. My beer girls and I hit 3 of our favourites before resting our livers a bit in August. Here’s a quick run down of where we drank and what my top picks were:
July 1 – FunkFest @ SawDust City Brewing
If you like sour, funky beers Funkfest is a real treat. Started in 2016, this festival brings sour and funky beer from across Ontario to one place for your...