Backcountry Collaborates with Bullet Brewing On Premonition DIPA

Backcountry Brewing in Squamish, BC has releaseda special collaboration with Bullet Brewing called Promonition. Premonition is a Double IPA brewed with Citra, Simcoe, and Topaz hops with the entire focus being put on balance and mouthfeel. It his said to have a silky smooth body, powerful hop flavour, and an enticing aroma—Premonition is both delicate…Read more Backcountry Collaborates with Bullet Brewing On Premonition DIPA

Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Well, this is a very delayed edition on the (sort of) weekly tasting notes. This week's focuses on Famhouse Fest and all of the wonderful events surrounding it, including tap takeovers by Bellwoods Brewery, Modern Times, Aslan Brewing, and Blood Brothers Brewing. There were a few other great beers drunk in the week leading up…Read more Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Driftwood Releases Raised by Wolves IPA 2018

Driftwood Brewery in Victoria BC has announced the release of the 2018 batch of their seasonal Raised by Wolves IPA. Raised by Wolves is brewed with Saccharomyces "bruxellensis" Trois, used for wild yeast-like fermentations, which produces a slightly tart beer with delicate mango and pineapple characteristics. It was then hopped with Equanot, which produces notes of melon,…Read more Driftwood Releases Raised by Wolves IPA 2018

Backcountry Brewing Releases I Don’t Trust Men In Capes SIPA

Backcountry Brewing in Squamish, BC has released a limited-edition seasonal called I Don't Trust Men In Capes. I Don't Trust Men In Capes is a session IPA that was brewed with Vic Secret and Azacca hops. They say that the low ABV and soft mouthfeel make this beer super crushable and perfect for summer. I Don't Trust…Read more Backcountry Brewing Releases I Don’t Trust Men In Capes SIPA

Bridge Brewing Releases Grand 6th Anniversary Ale

Bridge Brewing in North Vancouver is set to release a special beer called Grand as their 6th anniversary ale. Grand is a bottle-conditioned wild farmhouse ale brewed using 100% BC ingredients including local honey from EastVan Bees. The result is said to be wonderfully funky and slightly fruity with a bone dry finish. Aptly enough, as…Read more Bridge Brewing Releases Grand 6th Anniversary Ale

Bridge Brewing Releases Sourweisse Sour Ale

Bridge Brewing in North Vancouver has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Sourweisse. Sourweisse is a kettle soured, berliner-style weissebier with an aroma dominated by lemon, lime, and even some hints of bread. It is described as being a little tart and a lot refreshing. Sourweisse is available now exclusively at the Bridge Brewing tasting room.…Read more Bridge Brewing Releases Sourweisse Sour Ale

Moody Ales / Fuggles & Warlock Collaborate on Pears in White Satin 2.0

Moody Ales in Port Moody, BC has released the second version of their Pears in White Satin collaboration with Fuggles & Warlock. Pears in White Satin is an imperial pear kölsch and they describe it as being super refreshing with a bold pear finish. 4-packs of Pears in White Satin are available now at the…Read more Moody Ales / Fuggles & Warlock Collaborate on Pears in White Satin 2.0

Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Rhabarbarum Pale Ale

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Rhabarbarum. Rhabarbarum is a crisp rhubarb pale ale that was dry-hopped with a generous amount of Huell Melon and Jaryllo for a kick of strawberry and tropical fruit. It was brewed with acidulated malt and conditioned on rhubarb for an added…Read more Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Rhabarbarum Pale Ale

Farmhouse Fest 2018 Sets a New Standard for BC Craft Beer Festivals

On Saturday July 7, 2018, I was lucky enough to attend the 4th annual Farmhouse Fest at the UBC farm. For those unfamiliar, this festival specializes in saisons, sours, and wild ales, which is right up my alley. The beer list is always outstanding at this event, but this year, they really outdid themselves, with…Read more Farmhouse Fest 2018 Sets a New Standard for BC Craft Beer Festivals