124 Ossington, 416-535-4586, bellwoodsbrewery.com
Bellwoods has serious clout in the local craft beer scene because of its signature brews. Diversity is the word at this westside brew pub (a converted Ossington auto garage with lots of space for a good-sized micro system in the back), where you can sip an entire spectrum – from ultra-light Stay Classy (session ale at 2.8% ABV) to heavyweights like Donkey Venom brett barrel-aged porter and funkadelic small-batch Farmageddon (wine-barrel-aged Farmhouse Classic with brett). Years in operation Two Specialty Whatever’s new and seasonal from the brew pub Food Cheese, meat and veggie boards padded by a few entrees. Beer-friendly snacks like fries, bar nuts and salumi. Patio 40 Hours Monday to Wednesday 5 pm to midnight, Thursday and Friday 5 pm to 1 am, Saturday noon to 1 am, Sunday noon to midnight.