Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 25–31, 2017

With both Christmas and New Year's in the same week, this was a big week—both in terms of the amount of beers and the high ABV. Don't worry. I took New Year's Day off... I was too hungover to get out of bed! Draught Armored Fist CDA by Boneyard Beer Company I really like this.…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 25–31, 2017

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 18–24 (23 Uniques)

Mahalo Parfait Milkshake IPA by Brasserie Dunham & Bellwoods Brewery Floral/herbal and tropical fruit nose. Juicy papaya on the palate with a touch of pineapple, pine, and cranberry. Smooth and creamy texture. Ichorous Imperial Stout by Blindman Brewing Thick and inky with notes of coffee, chocolate, figs, and liquorice. Sweet body with a little bitterness…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 18–24 (23 Uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 4–10 (70 uniques)

This week's notes will be pretty brief, as I drank an insane amount of beers and a few of these were from memory alone. 🙂 Bottles & Cans El Cuatro by The Ale Apothecary Horseblanket on the nose. Plums and cherries on the palate with a touch of brandy and oak. Tart and funky. The…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 4–10 (70 uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

This was a big week, with two tap takeovers and a pub crawl for my girlfriend's birthday, plus we drank quite a bit at home... Bottle & Cans Numbskull Ahtanum Edition by Lighthouse Brewing Company Floral nose with hoppy notes of grapefruit and peaches on the palate over a complex malt base. Finishes with earthy…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 11–17 (39 Uniques)

Sorry I skipped the previous week. The GCBF madness prohibited me from taking notes. This was a pretty bit week, but several were shared with my girlfriend, so it's not as bad as it looks. Sorry, there's a couple of pumpkin beers in here. Assemblage Numéro 6 by Brasserie Dunham Tart and fruity with rich…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 11–17 (39 Uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 28–Sept 3 (30 Uniques)

Here's last week's notes! They're a little brief this week as I've been busy with GCBF stuff. I might have to skip next week because I'm about to drink a large amount of beers! Bottles & Cans Le Quench Du Soif by Brasserie Dunham & Twin Sails Brewing A rich and complex wild IPA with…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 28–Sept 3 (30 Uniques)

The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

There's a lot of great beers being served at this year's GCBF. With such a wide variety of brews on offer it can be a little overwhelming to chose what to try in the limited time available. I realize that not everyone is like me with the alcohol tolerance of a Norse god and a…Read more The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 21–27 (36 Beers)

Well, here we are again! It's been another week of hard drinking and I've survived to tell the tale. I've had the usual bottles at home, cans in the park with a beautiful girl, who then accompanied me the the Canadian Alesmith launch at The Drake, then there was also a Rogue Ales tap Takeover…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 21–27 (36 Beers)

Brasserie Dunham and Twin Sails Collaborate on Le Quench du Soif

Brasserie Dunham in Dunham, Quebec has announced the release of Le Quench du Soif. Le Quench du Soif is a Wild IPA brewed in collaboration with Twin Sails Brewing from Port Moody BC. Bottles will be released at the brewery on Saturday July 15th and will begin shipping out during the summer. Word is that we should…Read more Brasserie Dunham and Twin Sails Collaborate on Le Quench du Soif

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting notes (47 beers)—Mar 27–Apr 2

Wow! That was another big week for beer with the usual bottles at home, a Brasserie Dunham tap takeover at Smiths Pub on Wednesday, a Fuggles & Warlock tap takeover at Six Mile Pub on Saturday, then drinks at a friend's before heading to Oregon Day at The Drake, where I managed to drink 75%…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting notes (47 beers)—Mar 27–Apr 2