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Sep 28, 2011 03:52 PM

Great Lakes Pumpkin Ale on tap?

Has anyone seen Great Lakes Pumpkin Ale on tap this year? The bottles have been on sale at the Summerhill LCBO for about two weeks now but I haven't had any success locating the much tastier draught.

I hear the McAuslan Pumpkin Ale is available on tap at Bar Volo and C'est What; a reasonable substitute but not my preference.

C'est What
67 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E1B5, CA

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  1. What's it taste like? I find the idea kind of weird.

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    1. re: SusanB

      It's somewhat spicy (in the bottle you can taste cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg) but the spice doesn't overpower (and is a nice complement to) the pumpkin flavor. It's somewhat hoppy and slightly sweet. Hard to imagine all of flavours would taste so fantastic together, but it works.

      1. re: dannyboy

        Had it for the first time at The Local last week and it's delish.

      2. try Stout on Carlton St. E.
        It was there last week and probably still is, but call first if you want to be sure.

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        1. re: maple99

          Great! Thanks. I'll be visiting both Stout and The Local Soon, i.e. Friday and Saturday :)

          1. re: katinky

            I'm pretty sure that Squirly's on Queen street has it on but call first to check.

            807 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J1G1, CA

            1. re: katinky

              Not sure if you have had any luck as of yet but Tequila Bookworm on Queen Street at Portland has it on tap. They have one of best selections of Ontario brewed micros on tap to boot!!!

              Tequila Bookworm
              512 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

          2. Black Dice Cafe on Dundas has it, apparently.

            1. I'm not in Toronto and these places don't look farmilliar to me, but maybe you can give them a call to confirm if they have it.