Shack Lands Brewing

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Shack Lands Brewing

Shacklands Brewing Co.

 

One of our newest breweries, Shacklands is nestled into the northern tip of Toronto’s fabulous Junction area.  This place is literally overflowing with kitsch.  Imagine walking into an eclectic friends basement or cottage, smile beaming on their face as they show you all their carefully selected items of interest.  Place a brewery in the middle of that picture and you’ll have a good idea of what it’s like to visit this incredible place.

This review is based on their opening weekend, and let me tell you, they’ve hit the ground running!  Dave, the relaxed owner/operator of this establishment, extends his friendliness to all and completes the overall feeling of pleasant tranquility.

The beers themselves are brewed in the  Belgian  style, and are a solid representation of this unique process.  We’ll be going back often to Shacklands this year, and as they evolve, this review will as well.

Shacklands Brewing Co

Noticeably Unique

A brewery which feels more like a cottage or someones basement.

 

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Pros

  • Unique Beers
  • You feel instantly at Home
  • Knowledgeable and friendly staff
  • Right next door to Rain Hard Brewing and soon to have a new Neighbor Junction Craft Brewery

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Cons

  • 7-10 min walk to transit
  • Hidden and can be hard to find

MBF Rating

venue 90points
Staff 90points
Qality of Beer 87points
Experimental brews 80points

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