Friday 17 July 2015

12 Beers of Summer, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

Gord and I attended the 12 Beers of Summer at the Gladstone Hotel tonight.

Fresh on the back of our success with the '"2 Beers of Christmas" event, we are returning with a Hawaiian-themed "12 Beers of Summer". 

Don your ugliest Hawaiian shirt and cozy up with a beer (or 12). We've gathered a long list of our favourite craft breweries Friday, July 17th, where they'll be pouring glasses of good cheer in the form of beer. We're opening up the entire venue for some summer beer tasting fun! 

Tickets are $20, but once you're inside you're free to taste all you want. 

Rock out to live performances by Common Deers and DJ Carmelinda as they tear up the stage. And at 10 pm, you'll definitely feel bubbly enough to take on the stage with your mates for some Shameless Karaoke!

Tickets were $20 each and then you could drink whatever beers you wanted, as much as you wanted.

It was held at the Gladstone Hotel, which is in our 'hood.

Apparently there were about 475 tickets sold ... it was sold out.  It was held on two floors.  It was crowded but it never felt overcrowded.

The ground floor
The second floor

Here's what I had ... all were delicious!

Sweetgrass Brewing Co.
Lemon Tea from Mill Street
Big Rig
Lager from Woodhouse Brewing Co.
Steam Whistle
Beau's Maddaddamites Noobroo
Somersby cider

You could buy battered curds and bratwursts, which Gord did.  He said they were good.

Battered cheese curds

 There were a couple bands.

Common Deer
Jazz Money

I ran into a colleague, Larissa, and her friend, Fiona.

Larissa and Fiona
Larissa and I

It was a really fun time and a great deal ... I look forward to the 12 beers of Christmas!

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