Parallel 49 Releases Broken Resolution Baltic Porter

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver BC has released a new seasonal beer called Broken Resolution. Broken Resolution is a Baltic-style porter with chocolate, plum, and dark fruit esters notes that pair with a bright tart cherry flavour, complemented nicely by roasted, dark malt. Broken Resolution is available now at the P49 beer store and will…Read more Parallel 49 Releases Broken Resolution Baltic Porter

Phillips Brewing Releases Phantoma Dark Saison

Phillips Brewing in Victoria BC has released their latest seasonal: Phantoma. Phantoma is a complex and dark saison infused with pomegranate and molasses. This spin on the traditional saison pours a dark garnet colour with a slight tan head. Mild clove and spice aromas come through in the Belgian esters on the nose. Malt forward roasted flavours lead into…Read more Phillips Brewing Releases Phantoma Dark Saison

Coast Mountain Brewing Releases Hammer Coffee Porter

Coast Mountain Brewing in Whistler BC has released their new Hammer Coffee Porter. This second collaboration with Hammer Coffee Roasting uses over 30 pounds of freshly roasted and ground Brazilian Black Diamond and Guatemalan Carrizal coffee beans that were cold brewed over 12 hours, then triple racked and infused to create huge notes of dark chocolate, caramel,…Read more Coast Mountain Brewing Releases Hammer Coffee Porter

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. Jan 18: Driftwood Brewmasters Dinner 3.0 Crooked Goose Bistro, Saanich, BC; 18:00–21:00 Four courses, Five beers, $65 per person tax and tip included Event page   Jan 18: Beer Club with Yellow Dog Brewing Lucky's Liquor…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

Bomber Brewing Releases Apex Double Pilsner 2018

Bomber Brewing in East Vancouver has announced the release of the 2018 version of their Apex Double Pils. Brewed with 100% Pilsner malt and a a blend of traditional Noble hops and new world aromatics, this imperial pilsner feels more like an IPA than a traditional German lager. The huge nose comes from double dry-hopping…Read more Bomber Brewing Releases Apex Double Pilsner 2018

Upright Brewing Collaborates with Superflux on Jacaranda

Upright Brewing of Portland, Oregon is set to release a special collaboration with Superflux Beer of Vancouver, BC on a hoppy saison called Jacaranda. Jacaranda melds Upright's love of saisons with Superflux's love of hop-forward beers. Jacaranda started as a simple, light, wheat based saison heavily hopped in the kettle with oil-rich varieties, primarily Vic Secret, then…Read more Upright Brewing Collaborates with Superflux on Jacaranda

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7

What a week! I drank so many amazing beers at The Drake's Wild & Sour day, along with tons of fantastic beers at home. Keeping the party going into the New Year! 😉 The Drake's Wild & Sour event Gueuze Tilquin – Draft Version by Gueuzerie Tilquin Tart, sour, and funky with notes yes of…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7

Powell Brewery Releases Lekker Golden Sour

Powell Brewery in Vancouver BC has announced the release of a new tasting room exclusive barrel-aged ale called Lekker. Lekker a Flemish-style golden sour matured for 26 months in French oak with Pediococcus, Brettanomyces Lambicus, Brettanomyces Claussenii. Aromas and flavours of honeydew, gooseberry, Meyer lemon, and over-ripe fruit are complimented by a distinct abbey yeast character.…Read more Powell Brewery Releases Lekker Golden Sour