We make small batch craft beer in Sarnia, Ontario.

Refined Fool is a group of teachers, creatives, blue collars, entrepreneurs, musicians and pastors who care about beer, business, Sarnia and each other. We began by brewing out of our houses in midwinter with propane burners and frozen hoses and have since evolved into a downtown nano-brewery.

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Our beers

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$5.50 / $7 $7
Hefeweizen

My Cousin Knows The Drummer

5%% alc./vol. — 10 ibu

My Cousin Knows The Drummer is a 5% Hefeweizen, a German wheat beer, brewed in its traditional unfiltered form. This cloudy, golden beauty is dry and tart, with notes of banana and bubblegum. Best enjoyed with that one buddy who, for some reason, likes to name drop people that his cousin knows.

$5.50 / $7 $16
Grapefruit IPA

Illiterate Librarians

6.1% alc./vol. — 70 ibu

An IPA with some grapefruit.

$5.5 $6 $16
Australian Pale Ale

Pouch Envy

5% alc./vol. — 20 ibu

Similar to an IPA, this pale ale is hopped with a rotation of Australian hop varieties. The result is an easy-drinking brew with a citrus/passion fruit aroma and hop flavour.

$5 / $6.50 $7 $16
Cream Ale

Troll Toll

5% alc./vol. — 18 ibu

A light and refreshing ale, pale straw in color. Similar to a classic American lager, but slightly stronger in maltiness, hop character, and faint fruit flavors from the use of an ale yeast.

$6.5 $8 $20
Black IPA

Murder of Crows

8% alc./vol. — 90 ibu

Make a beer with tons of hops and extra dark roasted malts, you say? Sure, why not?! Meet the Murder of Crows, a Black IPA that will knock you into the darkest midnight.

$5 / $6.50 $6 $14
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Nut Brown

The Brouhaha

5.7% alc./vol. — 23 ibu

Just like any good brouhaha this Nut Brown Ale gets out of control real quick. When the dust settles you will be left slacked jawed, stunned, and wanting more.

Moderate malt sweetness with caramel, toffee, and nutty notes. A medium dry-finish with a mild hop flavor (English style hops: earthy, spicy) giving a good balance between maltiness and hop bitterness.

$5 / $6.50 $6 $14
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Milk Stout

Joe Sent Me

5.2% alc./vol. — 27 ibu

When prohibition was gripping North America, the phrase ‘Joe Sent Me’ was the universal code used to gain access into underground pubs. Use this same expression at Refined Fool to gain access into flavour country.

Dark roasted grains are the forefront of the beer, leading to coffee and chocolate flavours, along with some caramel and roasted malt notes. A heavy and creamy mouthfeel, in addition to a sweet finish due to the addition of lactose.

$6.50 $7 $18
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Double IPA

Short Pier, Long Walk

8.4% alc./vol. — 100+ ibu

Time to get philosophical. Ever imagine coming to the end of a pier and wishing it just kept going? This exact feeling will be exhumed when experiencing this Double IPA. So go on, take one step further, one more sip, miracles may just occur.

The addition of dry hops lead to a flavour with a clean tasting malt backbone, allowing the hops to shine. The flavour profile is rich and well balanced, and can be described as slightly piney earthy/spicy, floral and citrusy/grapefruity.

$5.50 / $7 $7 $16
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IPA

Antique Peepshow

6.1% alc./vol. — 70 ibu

Have you ever peered into the window of an antique store and noticed an item that you had to possess? Well this beer is just that. So stop looking and drink it because you’re creeping everybody out.

The strong hop aromas, described as floral and citrusy, are at the forefront of this beers flavor. The high hop bitterness is well balanced with a mild caramel malt backbone and is slightly sweeter than most others of this style.

$6.50 $8 $18
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Vanilla Porter

Ripsnorter

8.7% alc./vol. — 37 ibu

A 'Ripsnorter' is defined as something remarkable for its strength, intensity, or excellence. In reference to our Ripsnorter Vanilla Porter, an emphatic YES! on all three counts.

This rich, full bodied, dark beer has huge flavour including hints of roasted malts, caramel, coffee, dried fruit, and chocolate. The addition of fresh vanilla beans and bourbon barrel oak staves round out this intense flavor.

Beer.

It's why god gave you a mouth.

On Tap

Where you can drink our beer while enjoying a nice meal.

Sarnia

  • Ups N Downs
  • John’s
  • Paddy Flaherty's
  • Mucho Burrito
  • Stokes Bay
  • Sideways
  • Zzas
  • Sarnia Riding Club
  • Norms
  • Bottoms Up
  • Crossroads (Quality Inn)
  • The Station Music Hall
  • Bains BBQ
  • Lizards
  • Valley Axe
  • Point Edward Casino

Corunna

  • Bad Dog

Petrolia

  • Shakers Lounge

Bayfield

  • Black Dog Pub and Bistro

Hamilton

  • The Brain

Kitchener

  • The Bent Elbow

London

  • Morrissey House
  • Poachers Arms
  • Beertown

Grand Bend

  • Paddingtons Pub
  • Dave's Pub (Oakwood)

Alvinston

  • Armors Ale House

Let's chat

Contact Info

  • (519) 704-1335
  • [email protected]

Address

Refined Fool Brewing Co.
137 Davis St.
Sarnia ON N7T 1A2
Map

Taproom Hours

  • Sun-Wed 11pm-11am
  • Thurs-Sat 11pm-2am

Store Hours

  • Everyday 11am-11pm

Holiday Hours

  • New Year's Day – CLOSED
  • Family Day – OPEN
  • Good Friday – OPEN
  • Easter Monday – OPEN
  • Victoria Day – OPEN
  • Canada Day – OPEN
  • Civic Holiday – OPEN
  • Labour Day – OPEN
  • Thanksgiving - OPEN
  • Christmas Day – CLOSED
  • Boxing Day – OPEN

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