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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

C'est What's 19th Annual Fall Festival of Craft Breweries

On Friday September 28th, George Milbrandt, publican of C'est What, will be hosting his 19th annual Fall Festival of Craft Breweries at his downtown Toronto location.

From 5:00pm until 10:00pm, people can discover the taste of some of Ontario's best craft beers. There is no admission charge, but samples can be purchased for a dollar a drink.

A variety of fifty different beers will be featured from small breweries throughout Ontario. Here is a list that have been confirmed so far: Church-Key Flanders Brown, Grand River Highballer Pumpkin Ale, Mill Street Octoberfest, Trafalgar Black Bullet, Black Irish Porter, Trafalgar Smoked Oatmeal Stout, County Durham Hop Head (cask), Stratford Bohemian Lager, Taps Vanilla Bean Wheat, Barley Days Wind & Sail Dark Ale, Great Lakes Double Pumpkin Ale. Many more to come from Neustadt, Granite, Black Oak, Nickelbrook, and Scotch Irish.

C'est What will also introduce two new brews from their house lineup: Hazelnut Chocolate Ale and Caraway Rye Beer that are brewed by County Durham micro-brewery.

This is a great event to introduce yourself to the terrific beers that are being brewed by dedicated professionals in your Province. You will also be able meet with brewers, as most will be on hand talking about their brand. It's always neat to tell people you met the brewers of the beers you drink.

For more information on the festival, visit or

See you there!!

1 comment:

Troy Burtch said...

Latest additions to the Festival: Neustadt Shonet Pale Ale, Granite Ringberry Ale, Black Oak Maple Nut Brown (cask), Nickelbrook Barley Wine, Nickelbrook Maple Porter, Nickelbrook Organic Belgian White, King Un-filtered Dark Lager, McAuslan Raspberry Ale, and Scotch Irish Zwickelbier (cask).

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