Salutations craft beer lovers!
We are very excited for our special event this week to celebrate our 2nd year anniversary, as well as the release of a new beer. On Thursday, February 9th from 6pm-2am, Muddy York will be taking over 9 taps at Lake Inez, a recently opened restaurant and bar at 1471 Gerrard St. E. in Toronto. We really hope you can join us!
To mark the occasion, we concocted a new brew called Plank Road Baltic Porter. This is a stronger, more refined version of a porter that comes in at 8.8%. We’ve lagered this beer for over 2 months at just above freezing, to produce a very smooth and mellow character despite it’s higher ABV. It has a silky, full body with plenty of malt character. This character is complimented by a noticeable vinous quality with notes of cocoa and sweet coffee, finishing with a pleasant alcohol warmth. Taste this new beauty at Lake Inez first!
Now, a little background on plank roads in our fine city. Plank roads were once dirt and mud paths that were covered with wooden planks. Built for wagons, it was a great improvement in transportation, often built by turnpike companies (i.e., first examples of toll roads!!!) The Don and Danforth Plank Road Company built Danforth Ave in 1851, connecting it to Broadview Ave and creating a viable route to surrounding communities.
Hoping to see you all soon!
From all of us at Muddy York Brewing Co.