Steamworks Brewery Releases North by Northwest IPA

Steamworks Brewery in Vancouver, BC has released a new IPA called North by Northwest. North by Northwest is an old school hop forward West Coast IPA with pine and citrus notes that finishes with a dry, moderate bitterness. North by Northwest is available now in single cans at the Steamworks tap room and will appear in…Read more Steamworks Brewery Releases North by Northwest IPA

Fernie Brewing Releases 2018 Java the Hut Coffee Milk Stout

Fernie Brewing in Fernie, BC has released the 2018 version of their fall seasonal Java the Hut. Java the Hut is a stout brewed with a malt base of chocolate, Black Prinz and roasted malts. Coffee beans from Crowsnest Coffee Roasters were added to give it a coffee kick and lactose was added to make it…Read more Fernie Brewing Releases 2018 Java the Hut Coffee Milk Stout

Field House Brewing Releases Australian Sparkling Ale

Field House Brewing in Abbotsford, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal beer called Australian Sparkling Ale. Australian Sparkling Ale was fermented with yeast from Australia and hopped with Vic Secret, lending light tropical fruit and floral notes. They also added local honey from Windy Hill Garden Apiary that’s full of local wildflower nectar and…Read more Field House Brewing Releases Australian Sparkling Ale

R&B Brewing Releases 2018 So Fresh, So Green Fresh Hop Blonde IPA

R&B Brewing in Vancouver, BC has released the 2018 version of their fall seasonal So Fresh, So Green. So Fresh So Green is a blonde IPA brewed with flaked oats and fresh hopped with 150 lbs locally sourced Centennial hops from the Fraser Valley. So Fresh So Green is available on tap now at the tasting…Read more R&B Brewing Releases 2018 So Fresh, So Green Fresh Hop Blonde IPA

Townsite Brewing Releases 2018 Timewarp Wet-Hopped Pale Ale

Townsite Brewing in Powell River, BC has released the 2018 version of their seasonal Timewarp. Timewarp is a wet-hopped pale ale brewed with fresh hops sourced from hop growers around Powell River. Timewarp will only be available on draught this year! It is available now at the brewery and a limited amount of kegs will be sent to the…Read more Townsite Brewing Releases 2018 Timewarp Wet-Hopped Pale Ale

Why Great Canadian Beer Festival is Still Relevant After 26 Years

Last weekend marked the 26th Great Canadian Beer Festival (GCBF), held at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria, BC. After 26 years, there are certain people in the craft beer industry who say that GCBF is past its prime and not as current as some of the newer craft beer festivals, but I think detractors have lost sight…Read more Why Great Canadian Beer Festival is Still Relevant After 26 Years

Tofino Brewing Releases 2018 Version of Cosmic Wave DIPA

Tofino Brewing in Tofino, BC has released the 2018 version of the fall seasonal Cosmic Wave. Cosmic Wave is a double IPA  with a hazy gold to copper colour and a bold hop characters, giving this big beer fruity notes of tangerine and citrus. Cosmic Wave is available now at the tasting room and will…Read more Tofino Brewing Releases 2018 Version of Cosmic Wave DIPA

Parallel 49 Brewing Releases 2018 Version of Salty Scott

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver has released the 2018 version of their fall seasonal Salty Scott. Building upon a Scottish "wee heavy," this unique beer was developed to provide a strong caramel malt flavour with enough salt to give it a bit of a bite. Stronger in alcohol, this beer starts off sweet but remains fairly…Read more Parallel 49 Brewing Releases 2018 Version of Salty Scott

Vancouver Island Brewing Releases Harvest Saison

Vancouver Island Brewing has released the third entry in their limited-edition tidal series: Harvest Saison. Harvest Saison is a rustic saison brewed with spelt, quince, and cranberry. It is said to be tart, fruity, spicy, and complex. Harvest Saison is available now at the tasting room and select private liquor stores soon. 6.8% ABV | 23…Read more Vancouver Island Brewing Releases Harvest Saison