Time To Start Your Cellar

Time To Start Your Cellar

Spring is here, and with it comes warm weather and crispy, crushable beers. Of course, that doesn’t mean you need to forget about your favourite big, boozy brews. Now is the perfect time to start setting some bottles aside to age in your cellar. To help you get...
Mystery Pack Voting Closes January 21

Mystery Pack Voting Closes January 21

We have been OVERWHELMED with the amazing response to the first ever Mystery Pack. We’ve already received over 1300 votes, and it is a CLOSE race. Luckily, there’s still time to make your voice heard. Grab a pack from your local LCBO before they’re...
Help Us Pick Our Next Beer!

Help Us Pick Our Next Beer!

For the first time ever, YOU get to pick what beer we send to LCBO stores next. Pick up the Nickel Brook Mystery Pack, tell us which beer was your favourite, and we’ll launch the winning beer in the LCBO next spring! Faced with four cans marked simply A, B, C...
Beer Science: What is Wet Hopping?

Beer Science: What is Wet Hopping?

It’s officially Autumn, and that means this year’s batch of Wet Hop Pale Ale, a beer brewed entirely with freshly-harvest Ontario-grown hops and Canadian malts, is heading to stores. While you probably know how fresh and delicious our Wet Hop Pale Ale is,...
What’s That Do – Sight Glass

What’s That Do – Sight Glass

Brewing can be fairly straight-forward: mash in your grains, drain off the wort, boil it with hops, cool, ferment and bottle. Of course, there are dozens of tiny steps within the larger process, and all sorts of precision equipment necessary for ensuring your beer...
Beer Science: What is a Saison?

Beer Science: What is a Saison?

In this edition of Beer Science, we’re looking at a style that continues to grow in popularity among craft brewers, yet traces its roots back hundreds of years. A style that is arguably under-appreciated, yet can be found in nearly every brewery’s lineup. A style that...