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Nickel Brook Brewing Company / Better Bitters Brewing Company

Nickel Brook Brewing Company / Better Bitters Brewing Company

864 Drury Lane
Burlington, Ontario, L7R 2Y4
Canada

(905) 681-2739

Year Established: 1991

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Since 1991, Better Bitters has quickly developed a reputation as a lively, friendly gathering place for local beer and wine enthusiasts. The accumulation of a diversified product line partnered with superior service, has established a loyal following in the surrounding area. John Romano, owner of Better Bitters, never fails to impress patrons with his unending supply of product knowledge, a necdotes and advise as he scurries around the premises making sure all of his customers are well attended to. Just like the old English pubs of Britain, pints of bitter are in good supply at Burlington's Better Bitters. With the number of british natives and descendents in the area, there's no doubt that the company name rekindles thoughts of home and the corner tavern. As well as a diversified product line, Better Bitters combines three facets of the industry, - beer making, winemaking and a retail component offering all of the supplies necessary for brewing at home. Exclusive product lines also contribute to the integrity that John has fought hard to maintain. he is one of the few to source ice wine juice, a hard commodity to come by. With his facility's sophiscated filtering system, sterilization, storage and work space, 80 per cent of his customers opt for on-site wine or beermaking where all results are guaranteed. Better Bitters has grown from a one man operation to a staff of seven full time and three part time employees and was nominated for the Chamber of Commerce "Business Achievement Award" John attributes the success of his operation to three important factors Staff: The staff at Better Bitters is well educated and trained in all aspects of brewing. When making or buying wine or beer the most difficult decision is choosing the right type amidst the jungle of flavours.The staff is able to select the best beer or wine to suit each customers taste and answer any questions that come up during the brewing process. Quality: Our facilities are up-to-date and help to produce the absolute best quality beer and wine. Our steam kettles are similiar to what the breweries use and only distilled water from our boiler system us used to make all wine and beer products. As well, we strive to keep the best selection of beer and wine kits for the customers to choose from. With over 80 beer recipes and 100 different types and styles of wine, the customer is assured of the quality they seek. Customers: Our customers are #1!!. Better Bitters prides themselves on the personal attention given to each and every customer and we look forward to helping you brew your own wine and beer. Whether you are a first time brewer or an experienced brewer, please feel welcome to join in.

ID: 3610 Last updated 14 hours ago Added to database 16 years ago

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86

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191

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Beer | Style | ABV Score
Better Bitters Bull's IPA Gluten Free
American Pale Ale| 6 %
2.625 (5)
Earl's Elgin County Auburn Ale
Amber Ale| 5 %
-
Montfort Lager
Lager| 4.5 %
3.075 (1)
Nickel Brook / Beyond The Pale Le Petit Coq Noir
Saison| 5.1 %
-
Nickel Brook / Ellicottville Only Nerds Would Know
Wild Ale| 4.9 %
3.175 (1)
Nickel Brook / Sawdust City 11.05 Barleywine
English Barleywine| 11.1 %
3.300 (2)
Nickel Brook / Sawdust City 11.05 Imperial Saison
Saison| 11.5 %
3.175 (1)
Nickel Brook 80/-
Scottish Ale| 5 %
3.200 (2)
Nickel Brook Aequus Nex
IPA| 6.6 %
3.200 (2)
Nickel Brook Ale
Cream Ale| 5 %
3.413 (5)
Nickel Brook Amarillo Saison
Saison| 5.7 %
-
Nickel Brook Autumnus
Hefeweizen| 5.7 %
3.125 (1)
Nickel Brook Bavarian Red Lager Marzenbier
Marzen / Oktoberfest| 5.5 %
3.125 (1)
Nickel Brook Bertwell 80 /-
Scottish Ale| 5 %
3.220 (2)
Nickel Brook Bolshevik Bastard Imperial Stout
Imperial Stout| 8.5 %
3.700 (7)
Nickel Brook Bourbon Barrel Aged Cuvee 2012
Strong Ale| 8.5 %
3.367 (3)
Nickel Brook Brett Farmhouse
Saison| 5.8 %
3.125 (1)
Nickel Brook Café Del Bastardo
Imperial Stout| 12 %
3.484 (3)
Nickel Brook Cause and Effect
Blonde Ale| 4.7 %
3.086 (4)
Nickel Brook Ceres
Spiced Beer| 4 %
3.160 (2)
Nickel Brook Cheeky Bastard
Stout| 4.5 %
3.160 (2)
Nickel Brook Continental Drift
Belgian Ale| 5.2 %
3.171 (4)
Nickel Brook Cucumber-Lime Gose
Gose| 4 %
-
Nickel Brook Cuvée
Strong Ale| 7.8 %
3.384 (3)
Nickel Brook Cuvée 08
Strong Ale| 7.8 %
3.100 (2)
Nickel Brook Cuvee 2017
Spiced Beer| 10 %
-
Nickel Brook Draft
Kölsch| 5 %
3.100 (2)
Nickel Brook Duplicitous
Gose| 4 %
3.250 (3)
Nickel Brook Equilibrium
Extra Special Bitter| 5.5 %
3.200 (4)
Nickel Brook Extra Premium Lager
Vienna / Amber Lager| 5 %
3.200 (1)
Nickel Brook Extra Special Bitter
Extra Special Bitter| 5.7 %
3.150 (1)
Nickel Brook Gluten Free
American Pale Ale| 5.8 %
-
Nickel Brook Green Apple Pilsner
Bohemian / Czech Pilsener| 4 %
3.145 (6)
Nickel Brook Green Light
Berliner Weisse| 3.8 %
3.214 (4)
Nickel Brook Half Bastard Stout
Stout| 4.5 %
3.220 (2)
Nickel Brook Headstock IPA
IPA| 7 %
3.460 (7)
Nickel Brook Headstock Light
IPA| 4.4 %
-
Nickel Brook Ice Bock
Eisbock| 6 %
3.050 (1)
Nickel Brook Immodest Imperial IPA
Imperial IPA| 9.5 %
3.614 (4)
Nickel Brook Jam Stand (Blueberry)
Berliner Weisse| 4 %
3.125 (1)
Nickel Brook Jam Stand (Raspberry)
Berliner Weisse| 4 %
3.150 (1)
Nickel Brook Kiangoi Coffee Pale Ale
American Pale Ale| 5.4 %
3.225 (1)
Nickel Brook Lager
Pale Lager| 5 %
3.075 (1)
Nickel Brook Le Paysan Saison
Saison| 5.7 %
3.357 (4)
Nickel Brook Light
Light / Lite Lager| 4 %
-
Nickel Brook Lolligagger
IPA| 4.2 %
3.050 (1)
Nickel Brook Lost In Orbit
IPA| 4.5 %
3.050 (3)
Nickel Brook Malevolent Imperial Black IPA
Imperial IPA| 9.5 %
3.713 (5)
Nickel Brook Maple Porter
Porter| 6 %
3.367 (6)
Nickel Brook Marzen
Marzen / Oktoberfest| 5.2 %
3.300 (3)
Nickel Brook Metal Head
Imperial IPA| 9 %
3.384 (3)
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer A
Stout| 4.5 %
3.125 (1)
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer A (Vol. 2)
IPA| 5.5 %
3.100 (1)
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer B
IPA| 4.5 %
3.150 (1)
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer B (Vol. 2)
IPA| 6.5 %
3.100 (1)
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer C
IPA| 6.5 %
-
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer C (Vol. 2)
IPA| 3.5 %
3.150 (1)
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer D
Ale| 4 %
-
Nickel Brook Mystery Beer D (Vol. 2)
IPA| 4.3 %
3.175 (1)
Nickel Brook Naughty Neighbour Pale Ale
American Pale Ale| 4.9 %
3.325 (5)
Nickel Brook New World Belgian Pale Ale
Belgian Ale| 5.6 %
3.175 (1)
Nickel Brook Old Kentucky Bastard Imperial Stout
Imperial Stout| 10 %
3.770 (7)
Nickel Brook Ontario Wet Hop Pale Ale
English Pale Ale| 5.3 %
3.238 (5)
Nickel Brook Organic Lager
Lager| 5 %
3.067 (6)
Nickel Brook Organic White
Witbier| 5 %
3.225 (1)
Nickel Brook Pilsner
Light / Lite Lager| 4 %
3.075 (1)
Nickel Brook Pissed Off Pete's Pumpkin Porter
Porter| 6 %
3.200 (2)
Nickel Brook Pumpkin
Spiced Beer| 5.2 %
3.220 (2)
Nickel Brook Reserve Series Glory & Gold
Old Ale| 9.5 %
3.100 (2)
Nickel Brook Sahti Juniper Beer
Spiced Beer| 6 %
3.100 (1)
Nickel Brook Scotch Ale
Scottish Ale| 6.8 %
3.125 (1)
Nickel Brook Special Edition Oak-Aged Uniek Kriek
Fruit Beer| 5.6 %
3.260 (2)
Nickel Brook Special Edition Spring Bock
Bock| 5.8 %
3.267 (3)
Nickel Brook Special Edition Winter Bock
Bock| 6.5 %
3.175 (1)
Nickel Brook Tongue Tied
IPA| 5.6 %
3.267 (3)
Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse
Berliner Weisse| 4.2 %
3.180 (2)
Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse (Peach)
Berliner Weisse| 3.7 %
2.975 (1)
Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse (Pineapple)
Berliner Weisse| 3.9 %
3.050 (1)
Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse (Raspberry)
Berliner Weisse| 3.8 %
3.300 (2)
Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse (Soursop and Tangerine)
Berliner Weisse| 4.4 %
3.100 (1)
Nickel Brook Uncommon Element
Belgian Ale| 5.8 %
3.200 (2)
Nickel Brook Underground Pale Ale
American Pale Ale| 6.2 %
3.320 (2)
Nickel Brook Uniek Kriek
Fruit Beer| 5 %
3.086 (4)
Nickel Brook Wicked Awesome
IPA| 6.5 %
3.267 (3)
Nickel Brook Winey Bastard
Imperial Stout| -
3.367 (3)
Nickel Brook ZAP! Sour IPA
Wild Ale| 5.5 %
3.334 (3)

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