Justin Trudeau Was Just Spotted At An Ontario Brewery & Drank A 'Juicy A**' IPA'

It's not the first time Justin Trudeau has visited either!

Toronto Staff Writer
Justin Trudeau Visited An Ontario Brewery Yesterday (PHOTOS)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery in Barrie yesterday and rubbed elbows with the locals.

Andrea Chiodo, vice president creative of Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, told Narcity that Trudeau swung by around 3:30 p.m. on August 17 and stayed for about an hour.

"I think that a word I would describe him as is genuine. He is the kind of guy that – well, handshakes were replaced with elbow bumps but he looks into your eyes, he asks everybody their names, and he genuinely seems to remember. And he's very charismatic and he's a really friendly person. He's obviously made for politics," says Chiodo.

Trudeau called a snap election on August 15, so he is already in campaign mode and on the trail for the upcoming election. Chiodo says she was so excited when she found out Trudeau would be visiting their brewery yet again.

"We heard late Saturday night and Sunday we had a visit from his team. He visited our brewery once back in 2019. So maybe that was the reason we were chosen again," she said.

"You know when you get a call saying that the leader of your big huge beautiful country is coming to visit your hometown, all you can do is say, 'Let's do the best we can to show hospitality and class and enjoy having the visit.'"

Chiodo says her husband Peter Chiodo, the founder and president of the brewery, was especially excited to show Trudeau their new packaging lines.

"They came in and he showed him our new robot to help us with loading and unloading pallets and the line was running and they both pulled one of our IPA's fresh off the line, cracked open the can and enjoyed a beer together."

Chiodo says her husband and Trudeau drank one of their most popular beers 'Juicy A** IPA' (rhymes with sass.)

"He was not too excited about that one," she said.

Chiodo says he visited with lots of customers, raised toasts and was a "really nice" guy.

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