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How an LCBO "Beer Guy" Decides What His Store Carries

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If you regularly visit more than one LCBO location you may have noticed how much beer selection can vary between outposts of Ontario’s government-monopoly liquor retailer. It has to do with a variety of factors— including neighborhood demographics and the size of the store and its warehouse space. But the factor that often has the greatest effect is how committed the store’s “beer guy” is to bringing in good beer. Follow this link for the full story.

Toronto Craft Beer Map

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As craft beer has moved from novelty to ubiquity, the list of good places to find it has grown from a handful of destinations to the point whereevery neighbourhood has its own local joint. Those who are new to craft beer can understandably find themselves overwhelmed by the breadth and depth of selection so it definitely helps to have an experienced guide. Also, because good beer has more to it than fizz, booze, and a weak corny sweetness, it needs to be treated and served with some degree of expert care. Here, in no particular order, are thefifteen places in Toronto that […]