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It’s day two of our Canadian beerventure and we figured what better way to start the day that with a real authentic Canadian breakfast before we get to the beer! Timmy’s Tim Horton’s (colloquially referred to as Timmy’s) is Canadian fast food chain; and a quintessential part of Canadian life.  If you pass a Timmy’s be sure to stop and get one of their amazing breakfast sandwiches; specifically the Belgian waffle, sausage, egg and cheese.  This calorie loaded monstrosity is similar to the McDonald’s McGriddle, but instead of pancakes for buns it’s buttery, crispy Belgian waffles. Mouthwatering I know.  I sucked down four of these things during our short trip away and I have zero regrets. The Tim Horton’s coffee on the other hand is not part of a breakfast of champions.  It’s weak; really weak. So weak in fact that the Canadians behind the counter seemed either shocked or […]

Canadian Beerventures: Part 2


Flying into Toronto from Newark is relatively easy.  Porter Airlines has you covered with small, puddle jumper prop planes, that literally land right outside the city center on a tiny island that houses the Billy Bishop Airport.  The more frustrating part of flying into Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport is taking the ferry across the lake into the city… It’s about a whopping 100 yards (or 91.4 meters for you Canadian folks) across the lake to the mainland.  We can only imagine this ferry exists because Canada hasn’t invented bridges yet. Naturally being Beerventurers, we could not make a trip easy on ourselves so we headed all the way around the perimeter of Lake Ontario to officially kick off our long weekend. Niagara Brewing Company (Niagara Falls, ON) If you ever go to Niagara falls, take my word and stay stay on the Canadian side.  While the Canadian side is certainly an […]

Canadian Beerventures: Part 1