Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 15–21 (31 Uniques)

'twas another week filled with great craft beer. I tried 31 different beers this week, many at home, but several at the Spinnakers barrel-aged beer release and a few down at Smiths pub. Draught Fig Deal Barley Wine by Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub—at Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses This English-style barley wine had notes of figs,…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 15–21 (31 Uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 13–19 (30 Beers)

Here's last week's tasting notes. Sorry it's a little late. I'm still fighting the dregs of the flu and it takes a while to do notes on 30 beers! If you want to follow my developing alcoholism in real-time, feel free to follow me on Untappd. 🙂 Grand Cru (aged 5 years)—North Coast Brewing Company…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 13–19 (30 Beers)

Beer Review: Garún Icelandic Stout by Borg Brugghús

An 11.5% Icelandic stout? Who am I to resist! From the label: Garún is named for the strong and brave heroine of one of Iceland's most popular folktales "The deacon of Dark River (Myrká)." A tale of ghosts, undying love, and life triumphing over death told against the backdrop of elements essential to Iceland's character:…Read more Beer Review: Garún Icelandic Stout by Borg Brugghús

Four Winds Collaborates with Borg Brugghús for Boldberg Nordic Saison

Four Winds Brewing of Delta B.C., Canada has collaborated with Borg Brugghús of  Reykjavík, Iceland to brew Boldberg – a foedre-aged Nordic Saison brewed with Arctic Thyme and aged with keremeos plums. If you didn't know, a foeder is a huge oak barrel that stands upright. They are commonly used in the wine industry, and some breweries use…Read more Four Winds Collaborates with Borg Brugghús for Boldberg Nordic Saison