Twin Sails Brewing Releases Single Barrel and Double Barrel “Death Blow” Barley wine

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody, BC has released a two barrel-aged variants of their Death Blow barley wine. Death Blow is a barley wine brewed with a simple grain bill of quality British malt and a small amount of caramel to add body. The beer pours a rich amber colour and an intentionally low…Read more Twin Sails Brewing Releases Single Barrel and Double Barrel “Death Blow” Barley wine

12 Big BC Winter Beers for the Extreme Beer Lover This Holiday Season

When my friends over at What's Brewing suggested I put together a list of BC's best winter beers, the first list I wrote out was basically all big, boozy barrel-aged beers. Then I thought, wait a minute, this list might not be for everyone... So I decided to break it up into two lists, one…Read more 12 Big BC Winter Beers for the Extreme Beer Lover This Holiday Season

Driftwood Brewery Releases 2018 “Old Cellar Dweller” Barleywine

Driftwood Brewery in Victoria, BC has released the 2018 version of their fall/winter seasonal Old Cellar Dweller. Old Cellar Dweller is an American-style barleywine with a huge malt body, providing notes of caramel and toffee, complemented by ample hop bitterness to support it. When young, it is a hoppy treat with plenty of citrus and pine;…Read more Driftwood Brewery Releases 2018 “Old Cellar Dweller” Barleywine

Steamworks Brewing Releases 2018 “Scarlet” Red Rye Ale

Steamworks Brewing in Vancouver, BC has released the 2018 version of their fall/winter seasonal Scarlet. Scarlet is a barley wine that was carefully aged for months in Woodford Reserve rye whiskey barrels, resulting in a vibrant red brew with rich flavours and a warming finish. Scarlet is available at the Steamworks tap room and is heading to…Read more Steamworks Brewing Releases 2018 “Scarlet” Red Rye Ale

Howe Sound Brewing Releases 2018 “Woolly Bugger” Barley Wine

Howe Sound Brewing in Squamish, BC has released the 2018 version of their fall/winter seasonal Woolly Bugger. Wooly Bugger is an English-style barley wine that pours a deep mahogany color with a complex malt character that has hints of treacle, toffee, raisins, caramel, chocolate, plums, and blackcurrant, with a warming alcohol finish. Wolly Bugger is available now…Read more Howe Sound Brewing Releases 2018 “Woolly Bugger” Barley Wine

Sooke Brewing Releases Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barley Wine [Updated]

Sooke Brewing in Sooke, BC has announced the release a bourbon barrel-aged barley wine called Barleywine. Barleywine is said to be resinous with the rich malt character of the barley that was 100% grown and malted on Vancouver Island. Its long aging period in bourbon barrels provides bourbon sweetness and notes of vanilla from the oak…Read more Sooke Brewing Releases Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barley Wine [Updated]

Foamers’ Folly Releases “Ghost Train” Barley Wine

Foamers' Folly Brewing in Pitt Meadows, BC has announced the release of a new limited-edition beer called Ghost Train. Ghost Train is a bold, smooth barley wine that pours a rich, ruby brown, with aromas of toasted vanilla and deep flavours of dark caramel and dried fruit. Ghost Train will be released on November 1 at…Read more Foamers’ Folly Releases “Ghost Train” Barley Wine

Strange Fellows Releases Wayfarer Barley Wine

Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Wayfarer. Wayfarer is a barley wine brewed with British Maris Otter malt and generously hopped with three Northwest heavy-weight varieties. It was fermented with English Ale yeast, giving it complex fruity aromas, carried forward by high alcohol content. It is a said to be a…Read more Strange Fellows Releases Wayfarer Barley Wine

Coal Harbour Brewing Releases Triticale Super Saison and Cherry + Vanilla Barley Wine

Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver BC has released two special new seasonal: Triticale Super Saison and Barrel-Aged Cherry + Vanilla Barley Wine. Both beers are available now at the Coal Harbour tasting room and will be shipping to select private liquor stores over the next week. Triticale Super Saison First bred during the late 19th century…Read more Coal Harbour Brewing Releases Triticale Super Saison and Cherry + Vanilla Barley Wine

Longwood Brewery Releases 2018 Barley Wine

Longwood Brewery in Nanaimo BC has released the 2018 version of their Barley Wine. This English-style barley wine was aged in oak barrels for 8 months and is malt-forward with hints of raisin, vanilla, and a bitter sweet chocolate finish. Steeped in lore and tradition. This special annual brew can be enjoyed now or cellared…Read more Longwood Brewery Releases 2018 Barley Wine