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Beer Up North

Jason McLellan is a self-professed beer geek currently residing in Sault Ste. Marie.  He wants the world to know he's damn proud of his Northern Ontario roots, even though he couldn't catch a fish if one jumped in the boat.

<b>Beer Up North:</b> What’s in your beer cellar?

Beer Up North: What’s in your beer cellar?

Did you know that many beers don’t have shelf-lives in the way we would normally think of something going bad?
<b>Beer Up North:</b> On the virtues of yeast and other related opinions

Beer Up North: On the virtues of yeast and other related opinions

In this week's Beer Up North, Jason highlights yeast is one of the emerging frontiers in North American brewing and how it can add some ‘funk’ to a beer
<b>Beer Up North:</b> Some food for thought

Beer Up North: Some food for thought

It’s important to think about, because as we look to support our regional breweries and strive to engage in our Northern Ontario beer culture in meaningful ways, we should consider the possibilities that exist by marrying local food with local beer. 
<b>Beer Up North:</b> Good times at the Nickel City Hotel

Beer Up North: Good times at the Nickel City Hotel

There is a sense of history in many of the drinking establishments up north
<b>Beer Up North:</b> Beer alert! Regional seasonals

Beer Up North: Beer alert! Regional seasonals

How to choose a nice seasonal brew that doesn’t taste like artificially scented paraffin wax
<b>Beer Up North:</b> Winter is coming – are you beer-pared?

Beer Up North: Winter is coming – are you beer-pared?

Many different styles of beer are appropriate for the season
<b>Beer Up North:</b> It’s a good time to be a beer drinker in Northern Ontario

Beer Up North: It’s a good time to be a beer drinker in Northern Ontario

In this first Beer Up North column, Jason McLellan professes his love for all things beer and has an imaginary conversation with you the reader.