115 John, 416-204-9588, towncrierpub.ca
Boasting one of the city's largest draught selections, the Town Crier pours from around the globe with a focus on Old World brews from Belgium, Germany and Czech Republic. (If you notice parallels with Sin & Redemption and the Village Idiot, it's because they're owned by the same folks). The bottle list includes Trappist treasures like Westvleteren 8 and 12, Westmalle Tripel and Rochefort 10. On top of its oceans of delicious beer, the Town Crier's big, sun-soaked patio (easily the best in the 'hood) is a major draw. Years in operation Three Specialty 50 taps showcasing mostly Belgian and German beers Food German- and Belgian-influenced dishes to parallel the Euroheavy beer list Patio 45 Hours Daily 11 am to 2 am.