Canada > Ontario > Toronto
Beer Available At C’est What? (arranged by most recent)
Black Oak Epiphany No. 2 Imperial Pilsener 87, Innocente Conscience 78, Nickel Brook Continental Drift Belgian Pale Ale 60, Innocente Fling 73, Durham Hop Addict 91, Cest What Steve’s Dreaded Chocolate Orange Ale 80, Collective Arts Rhyme and Reason 98, Dieu du Ciel / The Alchemist Moralité 100, Neustadt Springs Joan’s Dark Secret 46, Black Oak Epiphany No. 1 94, Cest What Burnt Offering , Junction Craft Engineer’s IPA 54, Wellington Quick Brown Fox ESB , Underdogs All or Nothing Hopfenweisse 81, Lake of Bays Lake Monster
Arizont (8) Toronto, Ontario | January 15, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Ask for Joan. She is a grumpy, lovely, knowledgeable curmudgeon, who knows beer inside out and backwards! The beer selection is extraordinary, with at least 3 on cask at all times. Lots of special events, including single malt tastings. The food menu could use an overhaul, but on the libation side you will noot be disappointed.
shaynsawchuk (7) Mississauga, Ontario | December 7, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 16/20
Went on a night with live music, great beer selection; if only domestic, knowledgable staff and good service.
LilBeerDoctor (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | October 24, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
This is a cozy bar/brewpub in downtown Toronto. It is set in a basement and there is an area of couches around a fireplace, which is right where we headed on a rainy, dreary, day. It was so cozy, I just wanted to settle in and stay there for the rest of the day. Anyway, they offer quite a few drafts, about 5 of the C’est What? beers, some regulars, and then about 15 rotating taps. All Canadian offerings. They also have 4 casks on regularly. The food menu is mostly standard pub fare - I got the shephard’s pie which was cheesy but very tasty. Prices are on the high side for beer (I think around $5 for a 300 ml pour) but probably comparable to the rest of places in downtown Toronto. Service can be a little slow when you’re in the couches section, but I didn’t mind. Overall I had a great time here and strongly recommend it (especially if it’s a nasty day outside!).
Johnsense (72) , | October 19, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
One of my default haunts in Toronto. Basement bar, fairly good space with a pooltable and fireplace. Service can vary, but sitting at the bar usually guarantees prompt service. food is a good value, but you’re here for the beer- a large amount of ontario craft taps with a few occasional surprises from Quebec. Only suggestion - rotate the taps a bit more. Would love to see more seasonal’s here. usually 3-5 casks running, which usually provide the more interesting beers here.
RxForHealth (3) , | October 5, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
One of the best pubs for beer lovers in Toronto. Great menu at fair prices, too. Recommended.
AGAquino (50) Toronto, Ontario | September 1, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
My local pub. Friendly, knowledgable staff, good selection of Ontario beers, normally have 5 casks available. Good food, at reasonable prices.
DuffMan (322) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | August 14, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Located downstairs from street level,this is a homey cozy little place, not flashy, just comfortable. For me that’s part of the appeal. Nice cask offerings. Old school vibe-- full pints only, no tastings! On slow nights they close early, as I found out to my disappointment. Still managed to squeeze in a pint, even though every other table had the chairs turned upon them and the barkeep was literally drumming his fingers waiting for us to leave. I’d come back though. Never tried the food.
Strange Brew (3) Toronto, Ontario | July 30, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Great tap list of mostly Ontario craft brews, with a few of their own. Some decent bottles, but why bother with this tap list. Love the cozy ambience with brick and stone walls and fireplaces. If you’re lucky you’l get a couch. Nice place to be if it’s nasty outside.
MarcNS (5) , | June 3, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Great place for a pint. Good service and value. Good selection of cask options.
simontheeditor (11) Richmond, England | April 2, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Good selection of beers which are all described on a proper beer menu with strength, brewery and location and IBUs. For a Brit like me the beer was served too cold, but improved in flavour after being left for a few minutes to warm up. Food was fine (a sharing place of Mexican snacks).
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