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TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHERRY STOUT, 5.8%


TCCS - 01-06-13Our Triple Chocolate Cherry Stout is packed with all the flavours you would expect from a traditional stout with an extra twists! We have added cocoa powder and cacao nibs from Toronto’s Chocosol Traders & concentrated cherry juice from Niagara’s Cherry Lane. This yields a local brew that has both a rich dark chocolate malt character combined with a tart cherry flavour. It has soft carbonation and a velvety mouth-feel. Pick it up in 650mL single bottles during the cold weather months, at our brewery bottle shop in the winter months and on tap at craft-beer friendly establishments in Ontario.

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Most Recent(ish) Awards:

GOLD – Ontario Brewing Awards, 2013 – Flavoured Beer Category

 

NOX AETERNA, Smoked Breakfast Stout with Organic Coffee 7%

 

blackoak_noxaeternaThis brew uses local hand-roasted coffee beans & flaked oats to give it a rich and full-bodied mouth feel. Adding smoked malt gives this beer a complexity reminiscent of morning camp fires while rich chocolate and espresso notes awaken the senses. We highly recommend enjoying this brew (in moderation, of course!) alongside your morning bowl of oatmeal.

 

 

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Most Recent(ish) Awards:

 

Won: GOLD at the 2015 Ontario Brewing Awards in the Smoked Beer category

Availability: Winter months on draught around Ontario and in bottles at our brewery

 

LOVE FUZZ, Red Pale Ale, 6.2%

lovefuzzlabel_final_B (2)Originally created for Cask Days, this beer is a hoppy but not bitter, full-bodied red ale. We triple-hopped this batch with Legacy, Simcoe, and Galaxy to create subtle blueberry, citrus and pine notes to compliment it’s caramel malt flavour. Weighing in at 6.2% ABV with a deep ruby red hue, this beer is calculated at 40 IBUs to showcase the hops without overpowering the palate.

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Most Recent(ish) Awards:

GOLD – Canadian Brewing Awards, 2016: American Amber Category

 

BEAT THE HEAT, 4.5%

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Inspired by the farmers of Belgium who would brew beer during winter months for consumption on hot summer days, our Beat the Heat Belgian Wheat beer incorporates orange zest and coriander seed to create a light bodied ale with complex earthy and citrus notes. This higher carbonation brew embraces fruit and spice, a slight toasted wheat body while finishing dry to quench your palate. Enjoy on the warmest of days paired with soft goat cheeses and barbecued seafood. Pick it up in 473mL single cans at LCBO’s during the spring & summer months, at our brewery bottle shop and on tap at craft-beer friendly establishments in Ontario.

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Most Recent(ish) Awards:

BRONZE – Ontario Brewing Awards, 2013: Belgian Wheat Ale Category

SILVER – Canadian Brewing Awards, 2010: French & Belgian Saison Category

GOLD– Ontario Brewing Awards, 2009: Fruit Beer Category

BRONZE– Ontario Brewing Awards, 2007: Specialty/Flavoured Ale Category

 

OAKTOBERFEST, Marzen 5%


Oaktoberfest-front (2)Our Oaktoberfest is the only lager we make over here at Black Oak. Why? Because of how much we LOVE this Marzen Oaktoberfest style! The brew is coloured a copper colour and has thick, white foam and snappy carbonation. It is clean, fresh and crisp: the malty flavour is complimented by the right amount of hops. It is easy-to-drink, yet full of flavour. Pick it up in 650mL single bottles at our brewery bottle shop and on tap at craft-beer friendly establishments in Ontario.

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Most Recent(ish) Awards:

GOLD – Ontario Brewing Awards, 2010:  Amber Lager Category

 

NUTCRACKER PORTER, 5.8%


Nutcracker-front (2)Our Nutcracker Porter is a full-bodied ale that is perfect for the cold-weather holiday season. This brew pours a thick, inky black and the cinnamon sticks that were tossed into the brew give it a spicy warmth on both the aroma and the palate. It is perfectly balanced with notes of roast and toast with a subtle hop backbone. Pick it up in 650mL single bottles at LCBO’s during the winter months, at our brewery bottle shop and on tap at craft-beer friendly establishments in Ontario.

 

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Most Recent(ish) Awards: 

SILVER – Ontario Brewing Awards, 2012: Porter Category

SILVER– Ontario Brewing Awards, 2010: Porter Category

BRONZE – Canadian Brewing Awards, 2010: Porter Category

SILVER – Ontario Brewing Awards, 2009: Porter/Stout Category

GOLD – Ontario Brewing Awards, 2007: Porter/Stout Category

GOLD – Canadian Brewing Awards, 2007: Porter Category

 

BREAK OF DAWN, APA 4.5%

poster-for-webThis bright and juicy APA is bursting with aromas and flavours of mango, grapefruit and. Adding a touch of wheat to the recipe results in a perfect easy drinking summer patio brew! Availability JUNE-JULY on draught and in 650mL bottles for a limited time direct from our brewery.

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EPIPHANY #1, Belgian Quad aged on Cherry Wood 9.5%

Epiphany Black Oak BeerInspired by the Trappist brewers of Belgium, our Quadrupel is a Belgian style ale of great strength with bold flavor. Aged on Cherry Wood, it has deep garnet hues, a creamy tan foam cap with a full body that brings a rich malty spice to the palate. Weighing in at 9.5%, the Epiphany will transform in your glass, becoming softer and smoother as it warms..

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EPIPHANY #2, Unfiltered Imperial Pilsner 7.7%

epiphany2_final_outlinedEpiphany No. 2 is a play on styles as we combined both traditional Czech lager ingredients with Comet, Wakatu and Saaz hops.

Weighing in at 7.7% and 37 IBU’s, you will find a pronounced bready malt forwardness, boozy warmth and floral bitterness perfect for springtime enjoyment! Our brewers also added unmalted wheat to create a creamy foam cap. The result? A full-bodied beer that we are sure will satisfy both craft beer enthusiasts and lager drinkers alike.

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ROMANTIC SUMMER, Extra Pale 5%

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Brewed up with our friends Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs, we released this beer at Session Beer Festival at Yonge & Dundas Square this past Saturday! This very small batch beer was a HUGE hit and perfect for warm summer months! Weighing in at an easy 5% this beer is unfiltered with bright notes of lemon and orange. Enjoy it on draught or in 650ml bottles! 

SINK OR SWIM, Citra Hopped Farmhouse Saison 4.5%

This lovely brew pours a straw yellow in color with an eggshell white foam cap. Bright lemon zest aroma with undertones of lime, yellow plumb and Farmhouse character. This one off brew has a mild hop bitterness with a finish of tart lemonade and biscuit. 
 
Enjoy on hot August afternoons alongside soft cheeses and citrus salads!
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