Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 Uniques)

Well, that was a busy week of boozing, with the Strange Fellows birthday bash, the Parallel 49 barley wine festival, Vancouver brewery hopping, a trip to The Drake, and a tasting. Sorry for the lack of pictures. I'm running out of server space! Draught Death Blow by Twin Sails Brewing—At the Parallel 49 Barley Wine…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 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)

Brassneck Releases 2017 Versions of Spirit of DIXmas and Spirit Animal

Brassneck Brewery in Vancouver has announced the return of two winter seasonals for 2017: Spirit of DIXmas and Spirit Animal. Both beers are available on draft or in tall cans at the brewery. Spirit of Dixmas Spirit of DIXmas is a special recreation of the original DIX brew pub IPA, brewed on the system that Brassneck…Read more Brassneck Releases 2017 Versions of Spirit of DIXmas and Spirit Animal

Brassneck Releases Synesthesiac Hazy IPA

Brassneck Brewery in Vancouver BC has released their latest beer: Synesthesiac. Synesthesiac is their third hazy IPA. They say that this one is a little more approachable on the booze content with lots more oats, a different yeast, Eldorado hops—that’s what sets this one apart from it’s predecessors. Synesthesiac is available on draft and in…Read more Brassneck Releases Synesthesiac Hazy IPA

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)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25

Another week, another 27 unique beers. I shall soon be the king of Untappd! Bottle & Cans Smoked Hefeweizen by Steel & Oak Brewing Co. Lightly smokey and wheaty, with banana notes from the yeast and a dry finish. I'd actually like a little more smoke, but I'm weird like that. Royal City Ale by…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25

Craft Beer Tasting Notes for the Week of May 8–14 (43 unique beers)

Look, I'm not an alcoholic! I swear, I just enjoy a good drink! It was a big week with some incredibly special beers that I shared with some wonderful people. Some of these notes are understandably brief... quantity over quality, I guess. Bois Sauvage by Townsite Brewing Mild farmhouse funk and tart acidity. Cherry and…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes for the Week of May 8–14 (43 unique beers)

Craft Beer Tasting Notes for the Week of April 24–30 (26 unique beers)

This... this is really late. What can I say, sometimes life gets in the way. That and drinking. Mostly the drinking. Enjoy! At home Vapor Wave by Twin Sails Brewing Pineapple and tropical fruit nose. Biscuit and crackery malt base. Mild tartness and drying saltiness. Extremely refreshing. Juice Plus by Twin Sails Brewing Batch #2.…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes for the Week of April 24–30 (26 unique beers)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 3–9 (26 beers)

I was planning a quiet week this week, but it looks like I managed to clock in another 26 beers. Enjoy this week's tasting notes! Bottles and cans Kool Koala by Twin Sails Brewing This double IPA was dry-hopped with huge amounts of Australian and New Zealand hops and had a thick tropical fruit and…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 3–9 (26 beers)