Archive for November, 2009

A few new faces…

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'Tis a fine day upon which the hairy beer fairy flutters in through the windows of ye ol' Acreage, bringing green velvet sacks brimming with bottled goodies. And what a tidy assortment indeed! From the wind-powered goodness of the Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout, to the subtle nutty kick of the Brooklyn Brown Ale, the beer fairy has most certainly delivered. While supplies last...

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posted 26 Nov 09 in: acres updates, beer, blog   ·   No Comments

Egypt: wonderous, mysterious…

In pharaonic Egypt, the goddess Hathor was celebrated as "queen of drunkenness and dance, the inventress of beer". Cool fact. Here's an Egyptian Lover video.

posted 22 Nov 09 in: beer, blog, videos   ·   No Comments

Playlist To A Seahorse

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When I think of a seahorse, I have trouble imagining what brings it joy. Perhaps the tiny crystalline bubbles emanating from its bony mantle. Or perhaps the remarkable ability to move its eyes independently. Or maybe being capable of rapid colour transformation, or monogamy or something. But to hell with all that! I want to believe that at the end of a day bobbing about in the coral, our dear seahorse retreats into a sheltered recess & swoons to the dusty crackle of music from days gone by. Songs of suffering, songs of hope. Songs that warm even deepest, darkest sea beds. Enjoy...

posted 10 Nov 09 in: 6A playlists, blog   ·   2 Comments

Appreciating Darkness…

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In honour of losing light, or rather gaining dark, we are proud to announce our next customer appreciation event. On Tuesday, November 17th, join us under the ever present eye of the moon for the "Half Price Black Butte Porter Extravaganza." It's dark, it's creamy, it's perfect for candle light & shades of night sky. See you there...

posted 6 Nov 09 in: acres updates, beer, blog   ·   No Comments

Revolutions In Jumping…


The Olympics are coming, this much is certain. The torch is in motion, Omega's digital glory hands tick ever closer. Politics aside, let us take a moment to applaud the Olympiad. In particular, Brian Orser, whose curly coiff & regal onesy brought us revolutions in jumping. Thank you Brian, may your triple axle forever provide shelter to the needy...

posted 6 Nov 09 in: blog, videos   ·   No Comments