Category 12 Brewing Releases 2018 “Anomaly” Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Ale

Category 12 Brewing in Victoria, BC has released the 2018 version of their fall/winter seasonal Anomaly. Anomaly is a big, bold ale reminiscent of a Belgian Quadrupel, which was aged in Woodinville Whiskey American oak bourbon barrels for 10 months. The assertive bourbon character is tempered by notes of dark fruit, sweet vanilla, and coffee, while…Read more Category 12 Brewing Releases 2018 “Anomaly” Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Ale

Category 12 Brewing Releases “Big Data” Imperial Hazy IPA

Category 12 Brewing in Victoria, BC has released a new limited-edition beer called Big Data. Big Data is an imperial version of their Juicy Data hazy IPA brewed with a secret blend of the juiciest hops. Big Data is available now at the C12 tasting room and select private liquor stores throughout B.C. 8.5% ABV  …Read more Category 12 Brewing Releases “Big Data” Imperial Hazy IPA

Category 12 Releases 2018 “Excitation” Cacao Nib Espresso Stout

Category 12 Brewing in Victoria, BC has released the 2018 version of their fall seasonal Excitation. Excitation is a stout brewed with organic cacao nibs and cold-pressed, fairly traded espresso from Level Ground Trading in Saanichton. Excitation is available now at the C12 tasting room and is currently heading to select private liquor stores throughout B.C.…Read more Category 12 Releases 2018 “Excitation” Cacao Nib Espresso Stout

Category 12 Brewing Releases Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale

Category 12 Brewing in Victoria, BC has released their new limited-edition Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale. Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale was hopped with Centennial and Cascade grown by the BC Hop Co. in Chilliwack. These hops were gathered at their optimal freshness and transported to the brewery within hours, capturing the essence of harvest's peak yield. They…Read more Category 12 Brewing Releases Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale

Category 12 Brewing Releases Harvest Sour

Category 12 Brewing in Victoria, BC has announced a new limited-edition seasonal in their "Elemental" series called Harvest Sour. Harvest Sour was brewed with hyperlocally sourced blackcurrants and fermented with Brettanomyces bruxellensis Trois yeast, imparting an irresistible hue and a gentle pucker. Harvest Sour is available now at the brewery tasting room and select private liquor stores.…Read more Category 12 Brewing Releases Harvest Sour

Category 12 Brewing Collaborates with Field House on Experimental Brett Pale Ale

Category 12 Brewing in Victoria, BC has announced their first barrelholder release of 2018: Experimental Brett Pale Ale. Experimental Brett Pale Ale was brewed in October 2017 in collaboration with Field House Brewing. It started life as a pale ale brewed with a mixed fermentation of Field House’s Fraser Valley-isolated yeast strain and Brett. claussennii.…Read more Category 12 Brewing Collaborates with Field House on Experimental Brett Pale Ale

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

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 11–17, 2018 (44 Beers)

Sorry it's been a while! I went to Vancouver for a few days, then went to Seattle for a bit, then the next week was Hopoxia. So much beer was drunk that I didn't have time for this. In fact, I drank a shit ton last week too... maybe I have a problem... Some of…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 11–17, 2018 (44 Beers)