Tales From The Ale Trail is a high-energy, hilarious, hop-filled adventure hosted by three lifelong friends, Chris Treschak, Drew Williams & Nick Mirka who have an affinity for quality craft beer, scrumptious food, terrible dad puns & friendly competition.

Season 1

Beers & Bikes
EP1. Beers & Bikes

The Boys chart a beerlicious bike route in Niagara-on-the-Lake – profiling beer with celebrity personalities, chatting up brewmasters and dabbling in fine cuisine more sophisticated than they are.

Paddles, Pints & Poses
EP2. Paddles, Pints & Poses

The Boys dive into the beach culture of Port Dalhousie- drinking the beers of Lock Street Brewery, partaking in a beer yoga class and paddle boarding on Lake Ontario…Only one…

The Art of Flight
EP3. The Art of Flight

The Boys delve into the art of craft beer flights at the oldest craft brewery in St. Catharines, The Merchant Ale House, and contend with a waiter who steals their…

Albino Rhino
EP4. Albino Rhino

The Boys attend a rowdy congregation of Ontario’s finest craft breweries in Ridgeway, Ontario, known as the Albino Rhino Beer Festival. With funds going to Ronald McDonald’s Children House beer…

Ales & Axes
EP5. Ales & Axes

The Boys experience the creativity of flavours of beer & sausage from Merit Brewing in Hamilton, Ontario, before immersing themselves in an embarrassing competitive axe throwing contest.

Brew U!
EP6. Brew U!

The Boys attempt to brew their own beer under the sage wisdom of Kame & Kettle Beer Works in Fonthill, while acquainting themselves with the brewery’s beer & history. They…

Season 2

Beer 101
EP1. Beer 101

The Boys quench their thirst for knowledge & craft beer by enrolling in the Brewmaster Program at Niagara College’s Teaching Brewery. They learn of the College’s massive impact on the…

Port Colborne Hospitality
EP2. Port Colborne Hospitality

The Boys are welcomed with open arms at Port Colborne’s only craft brewery, Breakwall Brewing Company, where they savour Breakwall’s many crushable beers & juicy burgers, and are treated like…

Brews & Bonspiel
EP3. Brews & Bonspiel

The Boys learn the sophistication of the craft lager while at Shawn & Ed Brewing Company in Dudas, Ontario. Their competitive spirits run high as they challenge each other in…

The Cornhole King
EP4. The Cornhole King

The Boys feel right at home at Counterpart Brewing in Niagara Falls – where there’s a focus on beer, food & community. They dive nose deep in some lovely hazy…

Hamilton Pub Crawl: Part 1
EP5. Hamilton Pub Crawl: Part 1

The Boys embark on a quest to drown their taste buds in a trifecta of Hamilton’s finest breweries, Grain & Grit Beer Co, Fairweather Brewing & Clifford Brewing all the…

Hamilton Pub Crawl: Part 2
EP6. Hamilton Pub Crawl: Part 2

As the Boys’ Hamilton Pub Crawl continues & more beers are consumed, the Boys’ reluctant DD, Mark, gets increasingly tired of their shenanigans.


Nick, Chris, and Drew travelled to different breweries and immersed themselves in the surrounding culture, leaving you salivating at the chance to try the tasty suds.

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