Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 16–22 (35 Beers)

Good news! We're all caught up and back on track for weekly updates on my thinly-veiled alcoholism! This week features lots of amazing bottles and cans at home, as well as drinks on draught at The Drake, Smiths, and The Guild. Bottles Backwoods Bastard (2018) by Founders Brewing Co. Notes of scotch, bourbon, peaty smoke,…Read more Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 16–22 (35 Beers)

Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition

Hmmm, I realized that I did a big tasting notes post about three weeks ago for The Drake's San Diego day, then one for Farmouse Fest, but managed to skip everything in between. It's a slow day over here, so I decided to compile the rest. There's a lot of beers in here! Bottles El…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition

Britannia Brewing Releases Boardwalk Troispical Pale Ale and Lazy Sunday Blondemosa

Britannia Brewing in Steveston, BC has released two new limited-edition beers: Boardwalk Troispical Pale Ale and Lazy Sunday Blondemosa. Boardwalk Troispical Pale Ale  is a fermentation of Sacc Trois, British Ale, and West Coast yeasts. They then add a large whirlpool hop addition followed by dry hopping. Lazy Sunday Blondemosa. is a radler created by…Read more Britannia Brewing Releases Boardwalk Troispical Pale Ale and Lazy Sunday Blondemosa

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 14–20, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 20: Brewhaha Debate 3 - Mike Rocksborough-Smith Callister Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–21:00 Collaboration 3 Michi-No-Eki Hoppy Brown Ale Incase you were wondering, Mikes beer name came from his impassioned love of Japanese Government Funded Road…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 14–20, 2018

Britannia Brewing Collaborates with Four Winds on Crewseeker Wild Saison

Britannia Brewing in Steveston, BC has released a special collaboration with Four Winds Brewing called Crewseeker. Crewseeker is a wild barrel fermented saison with grape must. Crewseeker is available on tap now at both the Britannia and Four Winds tasting rooms and bottles will begin shipping to select private liquor stores soon. 5.5% ABV  

Fuggles & Warlock and Britannia Collaborate on Kizuna Pineapple Sour

Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks in Richmond BC has announced a special collaboration with Steveston's Britannia Brewing called Kizuna. Kizuna is is a tart wheat kettle sour brewed with  fresh pineapples. It is described as being juicy and smooth. Kizuna will be launch at Victoria Beer Week's Craft Beer Lift-Off event on March 2 and will…Read more Fuggles & Warlock and Britannia Collaborate on Kizuna Pineapple Sour

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 8–14, 2018 (26 Uniques)

Last week was a good week of boozing. The quantity wasn't huge this week, but the quality was amazing. Huge thanks to Copper & Theory for their amazing European beer tap takeover at Moon Under Water. Bottles & Cans Cherry Foreword by Coalesce Brewing Funky, sour and fruity with big cherry notes along with grainy…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 8–14, 2018 (26 Uniques)

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—Nov 13–19 (36 beers)

Good god, I drank a lot of good beer this week. Well done me! Bottles & Cans Passionfruit Milkshark by Bellwoods Brewery Juicy and delicious with big notes of passionfruit and vanilla, along with a hint of apple. It was a smooth and silky mouthfeel. Home Ec by Twin Sails Brewing This Tirimisu stout had…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 13–19 (36 beers)