1. Great Western Pilsner
2. Great Western Premium
I also used to like Great Western Honey Wheat, but they canned that.
3. Paddock Wood Black Cat
4. Sam Adams
5. Victoria Bitter
7. Rickards Red or Honey Wheat/Brown
8. Fosters Lager
I usually always prefer the local stuff. Great west is brewed right here in Saskatoon so it's readily available anywhere. Paddock Wood is a pretty good microbrewery here. It's run by a former professor of mine, and I'm pretty sure it's available in Alberta. Sam Adams, Victoria Bitter and Fosters are imports I like, but there's no way you can buy them in Saskatchewan. Thanks to our government run liquor stores with only a select number of products.
Oh, Carib is good too. Pop in a lime and it's a perfect beer for a hot day.
Beers that I love but rarely drink due to lack of availability and high price:
1. Ayinger Celebrator
2. Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse Natürtrub
3. Ayinger Bräu Weiss
4. La Fin Du Monde
5. Blanche De Chambly
Ayinger is my favourite of the Bavarian beers, though i'll drink any weisse over any other type of beer. I enjoy a Sleeman's Cream Ale though, and barring that, i'll just grab the strongest one I can find.
Does that mean you have an alternative? I pretty much go to wherever's close. I've heard good things about Bin 104 but that's quite the commute.
Depends on what you're looking for. I don't drink pilsner lagers so I can't say if those are overpriced at Liquor Depot but for imports it is really overpriced.
I go to Chateau Louis (by the City Centre Airport), which has an awesome selection and the best prices for imports. Sherbrooke has the best selection and is reasonably priced. Grapes and Grains has good selection but Chateau Louis is much cheaper.
If you can count the Brewster beer, then the Blueberry stuff they sell is amazing!
1. Wild Rose Wraspberry - my favorite bottled beer BY FAR!
4. Rickard's White
5. Keith's Red
6. Rickard's Red
7. Keith's original
8. Stella Artois
9. Big Rock Traditional
10. Alley Kat
Yup, looks like it. Newcastle is my favorite as well. A big bottle of Newcastle while sitting on the patio at the Ship and Anchor here in Calgary is one of my favoritest ways to spend an evening or afternoon. Have you tried Alexander Keiths Red or Negra Modelo?
It's funny, the more I read this thread the more I realize I forgot some on my list.
But yes, I recently tried Keith's Red - great stuff! I haven't yet had Negra Modelo, but since our tastes appear to be similar, I'll keep an eye out.
Oh, I forgot. Big Rock is another favorite of mine. Grasshopper is a nice refreshing one to have on a hot summer day!
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