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Have you read The Unbearable Nonsense of Craft Beer - A Rant in Nine Acts by Alan and Max yet? It's out on Kindle as well as Lulu.

Maureen Ogle said this about the book: "... immensely readable, sometimes slightly surreal rumination on beer in general and craft beer in particular. Funny, witty, but most important: Smart. The beer geeks will likely get all cranky about it, but Alan and Max are the masters of cranky..."

Ron Pattinson said: "I'm in a rather odd situation. Because I appear in the book. A fictional version of me. It's a weird feeling."


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Jeff Cameron -

Hi there, enjoyed your blog and thought i might inform you of our upcoming event:http:
Hart House Presents…
Craft Beer Festival and Summer BBQ

TORONTO: On Thursday July 31st at 7pm Hart House will hold a Craft Beer Festival and Summer BBQ. The event will feature samples from local Craft Breweries, complimentary BBQ nibbles and live musical entertainment.

Come celebrate the best that Ontario Craft Brewers have to offer along with savory Barbeque snacks and live musical entertainment by joining us at Hart House, University of Toronto. Dedicated to preserving traditional brewing methods, Craft Brewers use natural ingredients and time honored traditions to create distinctly flavorful brews that appeal to beer drinkers with an appetite for adventure.

Curious about local beers? Mirella Amato, Toronto’s Cultural Craft Beer Expert will also be on hand to share beer-savoring tips and tackle all questions beer-related. The live musical entertainment portion of the evening will feature performances by Brittlestar, Dinosaur Bones and Nachtmusik.

Participating Craft Breweries:

Great Lakes Brewery •Grand River Brewing•Cool Beer Brewing Company Inc.•Creemore Springs Brewery•Mill St. Brewery•Wellington Brewing Company•Cameron’s Brewing Company•Big Rock Brewery• F&M Brewery•Barley Days•Black Oak Brewery •Hockley Valley Brewing

What: Craft Beer Festival and Summer BBQ
When: Thursday, July 31st, 2008. 7pm – 12am
Where: 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto
Cost: $30 per person ($20 U of T Students)

Tickets available through www.uofttix.ca or 416.978.8849

Sean Wilson -

Hey there

This is a little off topic but since you are a beer blogger from Canada, I thought you may be interested in this video. This guys friend stage an intervention to get him to stop taking his Chihuahua everywhere with him. Which is prett mcuh the case in Vancouver.

After watching the video and exploring more, I realized it was made by a brewery in Vancouver! And I can tell you by your posts like the local breweries. Enjoy!