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#TFOB2016 T-Shirt Contest Voting

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We had an amazing turn out of Team T-Shirts this year. The teams that came by the Media Lounge to get their photos taken are all displayed in this Facebook Photo Album.

Here’s how it works: Voting is open now (and closes end of day on Sept 5). Try and get your team pic the most likes. (Buying likes is not allowed. Promoted posts are not allowed) Judging is based %50 on likes and the other %50 on our staff opinions. We’ll post the winners in September and also reach out to them at the same time to award their prize: 10 tickets to TFOb Sunday, 2017.

HERE are the full Rules & Regs.

Pictured above are the 2015 Winners of TFOB T-Shirt Contest: Beervana.

Good luck to all and makes sure you save the date for next year.

 

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TFOB 2016 SITE MAP

Toronto’s Festival of Beer Site Map

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BoothName
76All or Nothing Brewhouse
99Amsterdam Brewery
30Angry Orchard Cider
80Beau's All Natural Brewing
94Big Rig Brewery
22Bruce Ashley Group
23Bruce Ashley Group
24Bruce Ashley Group
25Bruce Ashley Group
83Cameron's Brewing Company
67Campagnolo
26Central City Brewers
31Charles Wells Ales
96Cool Beer Brewing Co.
3Creemore Springs Brewery
16Faxe
17Faxe
79Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
86Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
87Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
88Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
60Goose Island
9Granville Island Brewery
89Great Lakes Brewery
21Heroes
82High Park Brewery
12Hobbs & Co
97Hop City Brewing Co.
98Hop City Brewing Co.
10Horizon Beers
2HotBunzz Street Cuizine
34Indie88
51Innis and Gunn
52Innis and Gunn
54Ironwood
33Landshark Lager
61Lech
92Left Field Brewery
4Mad & Noisy
93Magnotta Brewing Co
7Mama Raty's Meat Pies
66Mangia & Bevi
39Melt Grilled Cheese
55Mill Street
56Mill Street
11Miller Lite
14Minhas Creek Brewing Company
18Modelo Especial
95Old Credit Brewing Co
90Old Tomorrow
64Ontario Corn Roasters
20Oyster Boy
65Pie Commission
15Pilsner Urquell
8Pommies
1Prohibition
68Radio
77Rainhard Brewing
5Samuel Adams
6Samuel Adams
85Sawdust City Brewing Company
57Shiny Apple Cider
91Side Launch Brewing Company
32Sierra Nevada
59Singha
35Somersby
81The Collingwood Brewery
19The County General
13Thomas Hinds Tobacconist
78Thornbury Beverage Co
69Todd Shapiro
58Turning Point Cider
62Tyskie
53Unibroue
84Waterloo Brewing Co.
SAMPLE SWEDEN
W3Bier Markt
W2Candy Bar
W1Macchina Coffee Co
W6Swedish Beer
W7Swedish Beer
W8Swedish Beer
W9Swedish Beer
W10Swedish Beer
W11Swedish Beer
W12Swedish Beer
W5Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce
W4Volvo
NEWBREWERS
NB1Bobcaygeon Brewing Company
NB6Brock Street Brewing
NB5Falcon Brewing Company
NB2Henderson Brewing Co
NB8Old Flame Brewing Co
NB7Q4Q Beer
NB3Sextant Craft Brewery
NB4Shawn & Ed Brewing Co
BRAND EXPERIENCE
3 Brewers
Airbnb
Beer School
Bricks and Sticks
Brickworks Ciderhouse
Bud Light
Budweiser
Carlsberg and Kronenbourg
Coors Light, Coors Banquet, Canadian, Heineken, Dos Equis, Strongbow, Sol
Corona Extra
Crabbies Alcoholic Ginger Beer
Dawgfather
Fidel Gastro
Mad Jack & Belgian Moon
McClelland Premium Imports
Moosehead and Friends
Queen Margherita Pizza
Rickard's
Shock Top
Sleeman
Smirnoff
Smoke's Poutinerie
South St. Burger
Steam Whistle Brewing
Ted's World Famous BBQ
The Bungalow
Tiny Tom Donuts
Twisted Tea

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SOLD OUT – Big Sugar Reggae Style on Sat July 23rd

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Legendary Roots-Rock-Reggae artists Big Sugar added to TFOB 2016

The Beer Store presents Toronto’s Festival of Beer: July 22nd-24th

 

This summer, the sound of reggae and the sight of dreadlocks flying through the air will join one of Toronto’s longest running and most epic festivals! Gordie Johnson and his Rasta brethren of Big Sugar reggae style will headline Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016. Tickets are now on sale at beerfestival.ca. Get $5 off regular tickets by using the code BIGSUGAR20. Big Sugar reggae style is proudly presented by Boom 97.3.

 

“Big Sugar reggae style is the ideal band to headline our legendary Saturday session” said Les Murray, President of Beerlicious; the operator of Toronto’s Festival of Beer.  He adds “they’ll provide the perfect summer soundtrack to discovering your next favourite beer.”

 

The TFOB Mission is all about beer; showcasing local and international beer alongside food and music for Canada’s largest summer beer celebration.  On July 22nd – 24th at Bandshell Park inside Exhibition Place, beer fans from across the country will come to celebrate their favourite golden beverage while enjoying culinary delights from some of Canada’s Top Chefs, beer education sessions, live grilling demos and so much more!  Last year, over 35,000 attendees enjoyed live music from great acts like Naughty By Nature, 54-40, and Lowest of The Low.

 

Tickets for Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store sell out in advance every year — so get yours now!  Tickets can be purchased online at www.beerfestival.ca and are $42.50 with the ability to Hoptimize your experience for an extra $12. Hoptimizing your ticket will gain you early access and 5 extra sample tokens. This is a 19+ event.

 

About Big Sugar:

Big Sugar released Calling All The Youth in 2015. This album tops a platinum recording career that spans over 20 years, which includes; Revolution Per Minute, Yardstyle and the concert dvd Eliminate Ya! Live, as well as, collaborations with Reggae legends Willi Williams and Dennis Alcapone. Big Sugar bring the momentum of a successful 2015 fully electric tour, including support dates for AC/DC, into 2016.

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UK Rockers The Temperance Movement added to TFOB 2016

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The Beer Store presents Toronto’s Festival of Beer: July 22nd-24th

 

Toronto, ON – Fresh off the heels of their successful new studio album, The Temperance Movement will unleash their smash-and-grab rocker sound at this year’s Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by The Beer Store. On July 24, the London and Glasgow native rockers will hit the Bandshell Stage in Exhibition Place presented by 94.9 the Rock, to close out one of the cities longest running and most epic summer festival for 2016.

 

“The Temperance Movement has the perfect sound to close out this year’s Toronto’s Festival of Beer,” said Les Murray, President of Intelivents, and operator of Toronto’s Festival of Beer. “Paired with the best selection of beer, this year has the recipe to be the best event we’ve had to date.”

 

Fans from across the country will come to Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by The Beer Store to celebrate their favourite golden beverage while enjoying culinary delights from some of Canada’s top chefs, beer education sessions, live grilling demos and so much more!

 

Last year, over 35,000 attendees enjoyed live music from great acts like Naughty By Nature, 54-40, and Lowest of The Low. This year, fans will enjoy House Of Pain on Friday night and Big Sugar on Saturday afternoon.

 

Tickets for Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store sell out in advance every year — so get yours now!  Tickets can be purchased online at beerfestival.ca and are $42.50 with the ability to Hoptimize your experience for an extra $12. Hoptimizing your ticket will gain you early access and 5 extra sample tokens. *  Save $5 off regular ticket by using the promo code BLOG  *. This is a 19+ event.

About The Temperance Movement:

Hailing from London and Glasgow, The Temperance Movement are a five-piece band featuring front man Phil Campbell, bassist Nick Fyffe, guitarists Paul Sayer and Matt White, and drummer Damon Wilson. Prior to forming the band, the members each played and performed with prominent acts including Deep Purple, Jamiroquai, Ray Davies, The Waterboys, Jack Bruce and even James Brown.

 

When the friends got together for a jam in 2011, everything they’d experienced as sidemen and session men coalesced, and The Temperance Movement was born. 2012’s five-track Pride EP introduced them to the world, and their debut studio album, 2014’s The Temperance Movement announced the arrival of a major rock band. White Bear is their giant step forward.

About Toronto’s Festival of Beer:

Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, showcasing experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring more than 300 brands, TFOB takes place July 22-24, 2016 at Bandshell Park in Exhibition Place, Toronto.

Purchase tickets here.

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TFOB Sunday Music Line-Up Released

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We’re are so stoked to see The Temperance Movement live on the Bandshell stage on Sunday, July 24. This is one of those bands that you’ll claim you discovered before all your friends. They are gunna blow people’s minds. Still don’t have tickets? Use code BLOG and get your tickets now!

TFOB Sunday Main Stage Music Line Up presented by Rock 94.9

12:00pm – **Doors Open for Hoptimized Ticket Holders**

1:30pm – **General Admission Doors Open**

2:00pm –  Rebel Emergency

3:00pm – Abbamania – as part of Sample Sweden

4:20pm -The Mandevilles

5:10pm – Attica Riots

6:30pm – The Temperance Movement

7:30pm – **Last Call For Alcohol**

8:00pm – Closed

Get a taste of The Temperance Movement live in concert:

Have a look-see and what to expect from Attica Riots:

And here’s glimpse of Rebel Emergency:

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TFOB Friday Music Schedule Released

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Here’s what’s on tap for TFOB Friday: Canadian Hip Hop Pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes and Hip Hop Icons House Of Pain, paired with 333 beautiful brews, over 16 delicious food vendors, the Club House La Grille Grilling Tent and Sample Sweden – a 10,000 sq/ft pavilion dedicated to all things Swedish. Tickets are now SOLD OUT, so thank you for your support!

TFOB Friday Main Stage Music Line Up presented by 93.5 the MOVE

3:00pm – **Doors Open for Hoptimized Ticket Holders**

4:30 – **General Admission Doors Open**

5:30 – Kaydee

6:30 – Kayo

7:30 – Jelleestone

8:30 – Maestro Fresh Wes

9:30 – House Of Pain

10:30 – **Last Call For Alcohol**

11:00 – Closed

Get a taste of House Of Pain live in this vid:

Take a look at this Maestro classic to get you pumped:

And Here’s one of Maestro’s latest:

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TFOB Saturday Music Line Up Released

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Lucas Di Pasquale and Mob Barley & The Railers Added to TFOB Saturday with Big Sugar Reggae Style

Saturday of Toronto’s Festival of Beer is legendary. Sells out every year. In fact, TFOB Saturday Sold Out way back in May. If you’re reading this blog hoping that this is your chance to get tickets, may I direct you to SUNDAY of our event? For those that have their Saturday tickets – hat tip to you – and here’s the entertainment schedule and some info about Lucas and Mob Barley.

TFOB Saturday Main Stage Music Line Up presented by BOOM 97.3

12:00pm – **Doors Open for Hoptimized Ticket Holders**

1:30pm – **General Admission Doors Open**

2:30pm – Terra – as part of Sample Sweden!

3:30pm – Factory Brains –  as part of Sample Sweden!

4:30pm – Mob Barley & The Railers

5:30pm – Lucas DiPasquale

6:30pm – Big Sugar Reggae Style

7:30pm – **Last Call For Alcohol**

8:00pm – Closed

 

Get a taste of Big Sugar Reggae Style in this vid:

About Lucas Di Pasquale

Lucas DiPasquale began playing guitar at 8 years old, and after a few years, he started singing and recording covers which he uploaded to YouTube and Facebook for friends. It was his 2014 Popcaan mash-up that changed everything. After the dancehall artist shared the acoustic cover on his Twitter page, the video gained viral attention in the social media sphere and beyond. Check out his song “Pager” to get a taste of what Lucas will bring to TFOB:

About Mob Barley & The Railers

Mob Barley & The Railers are an all-star 6 man band tribute to Bob Marley. The band features members (and former members) of: The Salads, Dodger, Cheap Suits, Skratch3, Bedouin Soundclash, Sumo Cyco, Pocket Dwellers, The Next Best Thing, and more!

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Swedish Beer Line-Up

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When we said we were bringing the people of Toronto an ölfestival, we were not kidding! Release your inner beer geek, and check out this line-up of tasty brews – all the way from Sweden – that will be available to sample from July 22-24 at Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place. Bier Markt is the exclusive restaurant partner of Sample Sweden and you can also check out a location near you to get a taste! Sample Sweden is proudly funded by the Government of Ontario and generously supported by IKEA Canada and Volvo Car Canada LTD.

Here’s the list of Swedish Beer…

Omnipollo

Leon 6,5% Belgian Blonde Ale (w champagne yeast)

Mazarin 5,6% American Pale Ale

Nebuchadnezzar IIPA 8,5%

#3,5 Pineapple Gose 3,5%.

Fruit Tap 3 (Sour Apricot 3,8%)

Bianca Mango Lassi Gose 6,0%

Viktor IPA 7,5%

Olympus Mons 8,0%

#666 Black Mango IPA

Onda Mosaic Pale 5,0%

Brekeriet

Blondette 6,0%, sour beer fermented 10 months in 9 oak barrels (wine/port wine) with different yeast- and bacteria strains.

Sourbon 5,5%, amber sour beer, blend of wort fermented in 10 bourbon barrels with different yeast- and bacteria strains.

Surfeber 7,0% (collab with Brewski) 2 Brewski beers, secondly fermented with brettanomyces and Brekeriet house souring culture.

Dugges

All the Way 4,2% Session IPA

Orange Haze 6,4% IPA

Tropic Thunder 4,5% Sour Ale, collab with Stillwater

Black Currant 4,5% Sour Ale with organic black currants

Poppels

Session IPA 4,2%

Southern Passion Single Hop IPA 6,5%

Projekt 008 Double Oatmeal Stout 8,0% 30 l Keykeg

Russian Imperial Stout 9,5%

Tempel

Surpéne 5,7% Rhubarb Sour IPA, collab with Bryggverket (Sweden)

Rio Rojo 4,9% Blackberry Berlinerweisse, colllab with Yria (Spain)

Wildebeest 5,5% Sour ale with blackcurrant, redcurrant, lingonberry, mango

Nanna Orange Gose 3,5%

Gotlands

Sitting Bulldog IPA 6.4%

Wisby Hopfenwisser Weisse 5.6%

Great White Bulldog Wheat IPA 7.2%

 

If that menu doesn’t excite you, then please check for a pulse! And HERE are 6 other reasons why Sweden is our feature country at #TFOB2016! And CHECK OUT the full beer line-up available this weekend.

Friday and Saturday of our event are totally SOLD OUT, so the only way to come and Sample Sweden is to come on SUNDAY.

Skål!!!!

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