A bunch of us decided to head over to Maxville, Ontario to have some pub grub at The Bothy Brew.
The interior is fun with lots of Montréal Canadiens' memorabilia on the walls, along with other hockey teams. (Are there really any other hockey teams? Okay, so I digress...)
The menu was typical fare and offered poutine, so I ordered one.
Big mistake. First off, no curds but grated mozzarella instead. Bad sign. And there was way too much gravy making it into a big, soupy mess. The melted cheese had the effect of looking like Lake Erie (before it was cleaned up). And the poor fries seemed to be clinging to the edge of the waxed paper for safety. Yuck.
I could barely eat it. This is as far as I got. The fries above the gravy line were edible, the soggy ones below were hopelessly lost forever.
My opinion of The Bothy Brew? As my late mother would have said, "I have been there twice. The first and last time."
The poutine gets a half curd out of a possible five. The half curd is because they didn't use styrofoam and at the very least, the waxed paper that the sad poutine was served in will not be clogging up a landfill site. I can't say the same for the poutine.
The Bothy Brew, 1 Mechanic St. W., Maxville, ON K0C 1T0