Tall Boys and Bombers of Niagara Falls

Another entry for my beer travelogue…

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario, January 2016 — I’ll close out my Niagara Falls trip report with the excellent brews I sampled from the local beer store. I loved walking around the Falls and exploring the local area, especially my visit to Niagara Brewing Company. But I also spent plenty of time during breaks in the convention relaxing in my room , where I enjoyed Canadian brew and a beautiful view of the Falls.

The line-up of tall boy cans:

Niagara Falls Tall Boy Cans

  • Hopbot IPA, Hop City Brewing Company, programmed with five West Coast American hops (7.1%)
  • Barking Squirrel Lager, Hop City Brewing Company, an easy-drinking Amber Lager (5.0%)
  • Hops and Robbers Extra Delicious IPA, Double Trouble Brewing Company, a golden IPA with a rich and complex character (5.7%)
  • Traditional IPA, Waterloo Brewing Company, a distinctively Canadian IPA (5.2%)
  • Lone Pine IPA, Sawdust City Brewing Company, aggressively hopped and bursting with flavours of pine and citrus (6.5%)
  • Beer Devil IPA, Niagara Brewing Company, a tasty IPA (6.5%)
  • Niagara Premium Lager, Niagara Brewing Company, an easy-drinking Light Lager (4.5%)

And the line-up of bombers:

Yukon Brewery bombers

This four-pack of bombers from Yukon Brewing Company was a gift from a Canadian friend.

  • I’m Leaving Today, an American Pale Ale (5.0%)
  • Longest Night, a Cascadian Dark Ale (6.0%)
  • Gizzly, an unfiltered Wheat Ale (5.0%)
  • Over The Moon, a Milk Stout (5.0%)

Finally, in the Toronto airport while waiting for my flight home, I had a can of Pompous Ass, an English Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewery .

Great Lakes Pompous Ass EPA

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