Autumn is an important time for beer. The hops are picked, the barley’s mown, and the rush of summer production slows down just in time for Oktoberfest. Whether you like a Festbier, a wet-hopped ale, or even something with a hint of pumpkin, the harvest is in and the taps are flowing.
At least two of them are in Ben Johnson’s garage, as he walks you through purchasing a kegerator for home use. New contributor Max Morin talks about the stubbornness of iconoclastic craft producers (and he should know since he works for Godspeed). Brewer vs. Brewer features two of the province’s farm-based breweries. Robin LeBlanc explores charitable collaborations and how breweries are putting their money where their mouths are.
Also, we have a new editor: Jordan St. John. He’s a virgo, he likes long trudges through inclement weather, and when he was six he grew the largest zucchini in Toronto. That might not have anything to do with beer, but it fits the harvest motif.