Red Truck invited some media to sample their fall beers
I’ve been to Red Truck’s Truck Stop a couple of times but mostly just to pick up some beer for myself or friends. I’ve actually only ever hung out for a glass or a flight once since they’ve opened their doors. On Tuesday October 3rd I joined a few other media folks for a chat and an opportunity to right that wrong.
The Truck Stop is definitely a great spot for a beer, especially on a sunny day. South-facing windows make the space feel bright and airy, and a pint on the patio is definitely a treat.
With communal tables, as well as bar seating along the aforementioned windows, there are plenty of seating options around to enjoy your beer.
The fall beer lineup
Speaking of beer, that was exactly what I was there to taste. We were greeted with a glass of Red Truck Golden Ale, a clear, wheat beer style ale that definitely goes well with a sunny afternoon.
Some of the new beers we were invited to try included the Field Day Fresh Hopped Ale as well as their Wicked Smaht North-East IPA – both only available in-house.
The Red Pilsner and the Midnight Run Dark Lager were the beers we were there to experience. The Red Pilsner is more of an amber, malty version of Red Truck’s popular Red Truck Lager. Midnight Run meanwhile brings some nice roasted and coffee tones to a light bodied lager.
Touring around the brewery
Following our round of samples, we got to have a look around the brewery – something I’d never done.
Red Truck’s production and packaging facility is rather impressive. Looking at the operation from the diner out front you’d never realize how much equipment they’ve managed to pack into the space.
I was happy to be invited down for this event to get the opportunity to experience Red Truck’s Truck Stop a little more. Next time I’m in the neighbourhood I think I’ll stop in for a fully-loaded hot dog and a pint!