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Drink review: Beau's Beer x David's Tea London Fog

This Canadian collaboration brings together two of our favourite beverages, providing an Earl-Grey infusion for the ultimate brew. 

Ever felt like you can't decide between a cuppa or a pint? Luckily for us, a new collaboration means that we can have the best of both worlds. 

While there are a handful of stouts on the market that do a decent job of mashing up beer with coffee, we're yet to find a combination of tea and hops – until now. Two of our favourite Canadian purveyors have joined forces to bring a tea-infused beer to give you that comforting feeling the next time you want to crack open a can.

Beau's Beer, based in Vankleek Hill, Ont., has brewed a London Fog beer with David's Tea Organic Cream of Earl Grey tea blend, adding rich vanilla, as well as milk and sugar flavours, for a creamy taste. The popular black tea blend, with its citrusy flash of bergamot, works perfectly in a beer, replacing the froth of a vanilla tea latte with the light foam on your pint. 

In addition to the tea-like, vanilla characteristics of London Fog, we picked up on some chocolate notes and a nice round finish. Get this transitional tipple while you can – this limited-release beer is available while stocks last and will not be brewed again. 

$3.65, lcbo.com

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