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Thursday, September 25, 2008

2008 LCBO Gift Packs

Listed below is the official LCBO gift pack release that will start hitting stores shortly. Sorry there's no pictures yet, some are on the way.

Westmalle Gift Pack with Glass $13.95 660ml
This attractive gift box contains one bottle each of the world famous Trappist Ales Westmalle Dubbel and Westmalle Tripel along with a stunning cut crystal logo'd chalice.

Samuel Smith's Selection Box $12.95 1650ml
This is an attractive gift box containing one 550mL bottle each of Samuel Smith's world-famous Oatmeal Stout, Pale Ale and Nut Brown Ale along with a classic tulip pint glass displaying the Yorkshire Rose, Smith's emblem and two authentic pub coasters. The box gives tasting notes for each beer as well as food pairings.

St Peter's Twinpack with Glass $11.95 1000ml
This is an attractive gift box containing one 550mL bottle each of St. Peter's Ruby Red Ale and St. Peter's IPA along with an impressive logo's pint glass.

Stella Artois L'Etoile (gift pack Chalice with glass) $6.95 330ml
One 330mL Stella Artois bottle and the elegant Stella Artois 330mL chalice presented in a high quality cylinder packaging. Stella Artois is a flavourful yet exceptionally thirst-quenching beer with a wonderful hop aroma. Stella Artois compliments lighter tasting foods such as mussels, pastas, cheese and seafood.

Fruili Strawberry Beer (4 units) $14.50 1000
White Fruit Beer is a classic Belgian beer style that has its roots in the beginning of brewing. Fruli is smooth and rounded and it is packed with natural fruit flavour. Enjoy the extremely refreshing and delicious taste of Fruli in a very stylish "Fruli" glass.

Marston's Pedigree $11.95 1000
We only use natural Burton spring water and traditional varieties of barley and hops (Maris Otter Barley, Fuggles and Goldings hops), rather then less expensive, commercially grown, modern hybrids. Unique in this world, it is still brewed in the oak casks of the Burton Union to preserve its unique character, consisten quality and taste. Many brewers have abandoned this traditional method of brewin over the years due to its extra cost and labour intensive maintenance which requires a skilled cooper to constantly service the wooden casks. It has been the commitment and belief of each Marston's Head Brewer to preserve the extra effort that goes into each brew that makes Marston's Pedigree such an exceptional beer. When you want a truly exceptional premium ale, Don't compromise, choose Pedigree.

Mill Street Barley Wine $11.95 500ml
Mill Street Barley Wine is a unique and innovative seasonal offering. The strong yet malty flavour is a great compliment to cuisine or served alone as a post-dinner beverage. It's flavour characteristics are fruity and sweet yet it still possesses a definite beer profile. The 2008 Mill Street Barley Wine will be packaged in a high quality 500mL ceramic bottle.

Exclusive Belgian Ales $16.20 1980ml
Six award-winning, bottle-conditioned "living beers". Three traditional beers from Bornem Abbey, two powerful barleywines, Gulden Draak and Piraat, and refreshing amber Breugel. With alcohol ranging from 5.2% to 10.5%, this is a heady taste of the best that Belgium has to offer.

Christoffel Bier Winterbier Jug $29.95 2000ml
Christoffel Blond is a world-class, assertively dry, Pilsener style lager, considered by many to be the World's Best Pilsener. Enjoy it in the beautiful 2L jug decorated with a colourful winter scene in the European "Winterbier" tradition

Maredsous Gift Box with Glass $14.95 990ml
This is an attractive gift box of 3 well known Abbey ales plus an attractive glass with the abbey logo.

Deuchars IPA $16.25 500ml
Caledonian Brewery's award winning beer with Scotland's own International Best Selling Author Ian Rankin present a golden India Pale Ale with a brilliant blend of malt and hop character making it extremely smooth and drinkable.

Wernesgruner Party Keg $23.80 5000ml
A fine German pilsner, Wernesgruner has hoppy notes, which are well balanced by an underlying maltiness. This well-carbonated beer has a dry, refreshing finish. The keg is a convenient 5L size.

Bitburger Premium Beer and Glass $13.00 1980ml
Bitburger is a classic pilsner from Germany's Rhineland. Light, aromatic and clean-tasting, it opens with a round, sweet maltiness followed by a dry, hoppy finish. This gift contains 6 bottles of Bitburger Premium pilsner and a branded glass.

Hobgoblin Glass and Bottle Gift Set $6.95 500ml
Hobgoblin is brewed using chocolate malt and some crystal malt. This gives the beer both the dry biscuit flavour with the elements of chocolate coffee from the Chocolate malt, and the sweet toffee flavours from the crystal malt. Fuggles hops provide a full, robust, rich almost marmalade background flavour. This is the flagship brand of the Wychwood Brewery. A bottle of the dark ruby coloured Hobgoblin and a branded glass in a delightfully embossed tube make up this delightful seasonal gift pack. The metal container is very sturdy and can be re-used in a variety of ways.

Biere du Boucanier Mixed Pack $16.95 1980ml
This mixed pack contains two bottles each of Boucanier Red, Dark and Golden. Three excellent Belgian ales produced by renowned brewery Van Steenberge.

Chimay Gift Pack with Glass $13.95 990ml
An attractive gift box of famous Trappist Ales.

Maredsous Gift Box with Glass $14.95 990ml
This is an attractive gift box of 3 well known Abbey ales plus an attractive glass with the abbey logo.

Taste of Belgium (Gift Pack) $19.95 990ml
A special selection of Belgian brands including: Stella Artois, Hoegaarden and Leffe Blonde and their signature glassware, representing the finest of the Belgian brewing tradition. Stella Artois: a slightly fruity lager, in which a subtle Saaz hop aroma can be recognized. The hop aroma has no pronounced citrus, floral or green character. Hoegaarden: authentic Belgian wheat or white beer with a cloudy/white appearance. Fruity, spicy (clove, coriander), herbal and citrus (orange) notes. Slight sweetness, slight and a low bitterness. Leffe Brune: Dark chocolate coloured with a slight nutty character and a subtle sweetness.

Erdinger Bavaria $10.45 1000
Erdinger Weissbier is the No. 1 Wheat beer in the world. This pack includes the flavourful "Dunkel" along with the world-famous "Hefeweizen". You can enjoy both in the famous Erdinger Bavarian Exclusive Weissbier glass.

De Koninck Belgian $14.45 1320
De Koninick ("The King" in Flemish) is the famous beer of Antwerp, Belgium. Enjoy all 4 styles of the De Koninck range in your very own famous De Koninck "Bolleke" ("small bowl" in Flemish) glass.

Corona 710 ml Gift Pack $10.95 710ml
The Corona Extra gift pack includes a 710mL bottle of Corona Extra, two Corona glasses and a bottle opener. Smooth-tasting Corona Extra is the premium quality imported beer of choice in Canada. Made with the finest ingredients, this superb brew is a favourite with true beer connoisseurs.

Coronita Gift Pack $14.95 207ml
The Coronita gift pack includes 6 207mL bottles of Coronitas and one full-colour Coronita bucket. Smooth-tasting Corona Extra is the premium quality imported beer of choice in Canada. Made with the finest ingredients, this superb brew is a favourite with true beer connoisseurs.

Christoffel Winterse Bok Brown Jug $27.95 2000ml
A bottom fermented bock beer, deep brown with reddish shine. Hearty and strong, one of the best bocks in Holland. Enjoy it in this elegant 2L brown painted jug.
Grolsch Premium Lager 1.5 Litre $11.95 1500 ml This product is a 1.5 litre magnum bottle of Grolsch Premium Lager. Grolsch Premium Lager is brewed slowly for a smooth, distinctive taste, using all natural ingredients, malted barley, hops and water.

Steam Whistle Brewing $27.95 341ml
Steam Whistle, brewer of Canada's Premium Pilsner, offers this Retro Wall-mounted Opener for your home bar, cottage or chalet. Open your beer with style! Steam Whistle beer is a medium golden colour, fresh hop aromas and flavours with a crisp, clean finish.

DAB original keg $21.95 5000ml
DAB offers a fabulous crisp, bull-bodied, and mildly-hopped taste of excellence.

Triple Threat $9.95 3x200ml
Contains three of Canada's strongest and most fascinating beers, Korruptor, Critical Mass and Black Bullet. These beers were the most popular beers at the Toronto Festival of Beer.

Historic Ales of Scotland (Year Round) $13.05 4 x 330 ml
This gift pack includes brews made from heather, elderberries, goosberries and spruce (yes, spruce).

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Triple Threat $9.95 3x200ml
Contains three of Canada's strongest and most fascinating beers, Korruptor, Critical Mass and Black Bullet. These beers were the most popular beers at the Toronto Festival of Beer.

I really doubt that.

Teena in Toronto said...

Something to look forward to!

Zoran said...

Belgian Ales are always my favorite. I got the historic ales of Scotland pack last times and I have mixed feelings about that one. Maybe I'm just not adventures enough...

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