3 London Ontario-Based Alcohol Brands you NEED to Try this Spring

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One thing you may not know about Booze Buddy is that we were founded right here, in London Ontario! We thought it would be appropriate to acknowledge some of the amazing local talent that makes London the amazing city it is. Our small way of saying thank you to the alcohol brands that give so much to our hometown. Keep reading to learn more about how these brands came to be, and to see our favourite products available for 1 hour delivery throughout London Ontario.

Anderson Craft Ale

History of the Brand:

Anderson Craft Ale is a London Ontario brewery that specializes in creating small batch, handcrafted, premium beers without compromise. Created by Ph.D Microbiologist Gavin Anderson, this 100% family owned brewery must try for any London Ontario resident, or anyone who appreciates craft beer for that matter. Check them out at andersoncraftales.ca.

The Product:

Anderson Craft IPA

Our favourite Anderson product is the classic Anderson IPA. Traditionally IPA's are highly hopped but this one offers a pleasing malty backbone that softens the bitterness for an overall balanced profile. Pouring light blonde with a rocky white head you'll be surely pick up the aromas of citrus and tropical fruit that blend beautifully with warm oatmeal notes. This is a must have staple for any IPA lover and it is available for 1 hour delivery through boozebuddy.ca! For the month of April, we are giving you $5 off your order when you buy a 6-pack of any Anderson Craft Ale product through our site! Supporting Local never tasted so good! Use the discount code ANDERSONCRAFT at checkout.

 

Black Fly

History of the Brand:

With humble beginnings in a historic bank building in the heart of downtown London, Black Fly Beverage Company moved its operations to a state-of-the-art facility in the city's industrial quarter. Officially pegged as Ontario's first micro-distillery, Black Fly was founded in 2005 by husband & wife power team Rob and Cathy Kelly after being awarded the first Distillery License distributed in Ontario in over 100 years! Since then, Black Fly has not lost sight of it's vision to make premium spirit beverages that are less sweet and more natural, in ready to drink unique packaging (HINT: the bottle mouth is extra wide so you can put ice cubes directly in the plastic bottle!) and with the highest quality of natural ingredients. Check them out at blackflybooze.com.

The Product:

The vote was not unanimous for our favourite Black Fly bevvy, so we had to settle with two. The Black Fly Vodka Cranberry 4 pack, a home-run creation and one of Black FLy's best sellers is 7% of pure cranberry deliciousness, and a must try for any ready to drink (RTD) cocktail lover. The other product we cannot get enough of is the ever so innovative Black Fly Tequila Shaker Shots. A must have for any socialite who likes to surprise guests with something new and exciting. It looks like green liquid in a test tube but I'll tell ya - I will sign up as a test subject any day. Both of these amazing drinks are available for 1 hour delivery through boozebuddy.ca ! For the month of April, we are giving you $5 off your order when you buy a 4-pack of any Black Fly product through our site! Isn't that a sweet deal? Just use discount code BLACKFLY at checkout.

 

Forked River Brewery

History of the Brand:

What happens when a mechanical engineer and two biotechnology scientists come together? Great beer, that's what happens. This is a true story, and how the Forked River Brewery was conceived. Born in 2012 when the 3 founders Dave, Andrew, and Steve united on a mission to bring great beer to London Ontario, the city they all lived in and loved dearly. Forked River has stuck to it's home town roots even through it's growth and success, making sure to keep local partnerships front and centre at all times. Give their site a visit at https://www.forkedriverbrewing.com.

The Product:

This time our favourite pick was clear - the undisputed champion of Blonde craft beers was named. The Forked River Capital Blonde Ale is one for the ages. Paying homage to the city of London which was once considered to be the capital of Upper Canada (there's some trivia for you!). You can't miss the juicy citrus peel flavour that rounds off this refreshing can of excellence. Of course as always, you can have it delivered to you today through our 1 hour delivery service at boozebuddy.ca! For the month of April we are giving you $5 off your order when you buy any Forked River product through our site! Why? Because we love London and all of the amazing drinks that are brewed here! Just enter the code FORKEDRIVER at checkout to apply the discount.


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