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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Cucumber Line Pilsner

Let’s Play Jenga Before We Break Up

5% alc./vol. — 40 ibu

Let's Play Jenga Before We Break Up is a new Pilsner loaded with real cucumber and lime. It's a unique and refreshing beer that is available now in bombers, and on tap soon. Note: We now have Jenga available to play in the tap room. Be wary...

$7
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Coconut Brown

Tiny Umbrella

5% alc./vol. — 25 ibu

Tiny Umbrella is a Coconut Brown Ale with hints of toffee, caramel, and real toasted coconut. Looks great in the grocery cart next to all those superfoods you are going to pretend you like.

$5.50/ $7 $18
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Cream Ale

Blackberry Troll

5% alc./vol. — 18 ibu

Our original Troll Toll with a splash of Blackberry.

$5.50/ $7 $8 $18
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Hefeweizen

The Drummer’s Second Cousin

5% alc./vol. — 10 ibu

We have taken our summer Hefeweize and added Cherry. Enjoy!

$5.50 / $7 $7 $16
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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.

$6.50 $10 $20
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Stout

Blackwater Breakfast Stout

8% alc./vol. — 25 ibu

Refined Fool and our friends at Blackwater Coffee & Tea Company, Sarnia's micro-roaster, have conceived what can only be described as a magical coffee/beer love child. It’s a stout fortified with coffee, chocolate, oatmeal and passion.

$8 $16
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Grapefruit IPA

Illiterate Librarians

6.1% alc./vol. — 70 ibu

An IPA with some grapefruit.

$5.50/ $7 $7 $16
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Rosemary Gose

You Are Lazy, Susan

4% alc./vol. — 8 ibu

You Are Lazy, Susan is a light and refreshing style of wheat beer known as a Rosemary Gose. Bright flavours, mildly sour and salty, with an added hint of lemon and rosemary. Available on tap, in bombers, and in growlers.

$5.5 $6 $16
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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/passionfruit aroma and hop flavor.

$5 $8 $16
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Piwo Grodziskie

Chester’s Revenge

3% alc./vol. — 20 ibu

A Polish style, a very light smoked wheat beer. Uses oak smoked wheat malt, and Saaz hops.

$5 $7 $16
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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.

$9 $20
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Belgian Quad

Strike Four

10% alc./vol. — 28 ibu

Turn off that Jean Quad Van Damme movie marathon, there is a much better Belgian Quad that needs your attention. Strike Four is our newest seasonal brew, and at 10% abv, it too has quite a kick. (Best enjoyed while performing the splits.)

$8 $20
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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 $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. Medium dry-finish. Mild hop flavor (English style hops: earthy, spicy) with good balance between maltiness and hop bitterness. Mild fruity esters from the classic English ale yeast strain used.

$5.50 $7 $14
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Rye Saison

Noble Oaf

7.3% alc./vol. — 25 ibu

Drinking this fine beer will no doubt make you feel noble. Yet at the same time you will feel like an oaf for not having discovered it sooner.

Very fruity and spicy due to esters produced by the classic Belgian farmhouse yeast. Can be described as citrusy and peppery, with some slightly tart sourness. Mild malt characteristics, with moderate bitterness. Very dry finish.

$6.50 $8 $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.

Large dry hop additions to this beer lead to the hop flavors leading the flavor with a clean tasting malt backbone which allows the hops to shine. The hop profile is rich and well balanced, and can be described as slightly piney earthy/spicy, floral and citrusy/grapefruity.

$5.50 $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.

Strong hop aromas from the large dry hop additions. The hops can be described as floral and citrus, and are at the forefront of the beer flavor. High hop bitterness with is well balanced with a mild caramel malt backbone, 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.

Rich, full bodied, and dark. Lots of flavors going on here including hints of roasted malts, caramel, coffee, dried fruit, and chocolate. Well balanced vanilla, bourbon, and oak from the addition of fresh vanilla beans and bourbon barrel oak staves round out the intense flavor.

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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
  • Republik
  • Zzas
  • Sarnia Riding Club
  • Norms
  • Bottoms Up
  • Crossroads (Quality Inn)
  • The Station Music Hall

Corunna

  • Bad Dog

Petrolia

  • Shakers Lounge

Bayfield

  • Little Inn in Bayfield
  • Black Dog Pub and Bistro

Hamilton

  • The Brain

Sudbury

  • Laughing Budhha
  • The Townehouse

London

  • Morrissey House
  • Poachers Arms
  • Beertown

Grand Bend

  • Paddingtons Pub

Alvinston

  • Armors Ale House

Let's chat

Contact Info

  • (519) 704-1335
  • info@refinedfool.com

Address

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

Taproom Hours

  • Sun-Thu 11-11
  • Fri-Sat 11-12-ish

Store Hours

  • Everyday 11-11

Holiday Hours

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

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