Categories: Beer EventsPublished On: September 15, 2003


Bartowel News


This weekend Yorkville is celebrating it’s 150th anniversary with a number of events, including some beer festivities on September 20th. A number of local microbreweries are featuring their beers at local establishments, including Amsterdam, Wellington County, Hockley Valley, Church Key and Black Oak. There will also be beer cuisine served at local restaurants.

Brewtique And Tavern Tour – information from
Sample premium beers in the luxury of Bloor-Yorkville while on your own, self-guided tour! Passports are $10 (Cash Only) and will be sold at the Village of Yorkville Park, Saturday, September 20 from 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Participating brewtiques and taverns include:
Spirits Bar and Grill presents Amsterdam Brewing Co., 642 Church St., 3-6 p.m.
Duke of York presents Wellington County Brewery, 39 Prince Arthur, 3-6 p.m.
Whole Foods Market presents Hockley Valley Brewing Co., 87 Avenue Rd., 1-4 p.m.
Thomas Kincade Signature Gallery presents The Lakes of Muskoka Cottage Brewery, 108 Yorkville Ave. on Saturday, 12-6 p.m. and Sunday, September 21, 12-5 p.m.
The Guild Shop presents Church-Key Brewing Co., 118 Cumberland, 1-4 p.m.
Nanni Belts and Designs Milano presents Black Oak Brewing Co. 87 Avenue Rd. (Hazelton Lanes), 1-4 p.m.
Yorkville Chefs Celebrate History By Toasting Beer
Some of Yorkville’s finest chefs create extraordinary menus highlighting beer during the anniversary weekend!
Matisse Restaurant & Bar at the Toronto Marriott Bloor-Yorkville
90 Bloor St. E.
Prepared by Executive Chef Shawn Whalen, Saturday, September 20 AND September 21
For reservations call: (416) 961-8000
Ale Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels
Boston and Spinach Salad with Roasted Shallot, Bacon and Lager Vinaigrette
Filet Mignon with Mustard Barleywine Sauce and Beer Biscuits
Indian Pale Ale Steeped Shrimp and Chicken Risotto
Beer and Apple Fritters with Cinnamon and Brown Sugar
Avenue Bar and Lounge & Studio Café at the Four Seasons Hotel
21 Avenue Rd.
Presented by Executive Chef Lynn Crawford, Saturday, September 20
For reservations call: Avenue Bar and Lounge: (416) 928-7332/Studio Café: (416) 928-7330
Amber Ale Pulled Pork with Cortland Apples and Caramelized Onion Chutney on a Sourdough Boule
And Welsh Rarebit with Aged Canadian Cheddar, Heirloom Tomato Salad and Honey Brown Vinaigrette