Central City Collaborates with Taiwan’s Red Point on Lucky Dog Wheat Ale

Central City Brewing in Surrey BC has released a special collaboration beer with Red Point Brewing of Taiwan called Lucky Dog. Lucky dog is a wheat ale that was brewed with kumquats and commemorates Chinese Year and the year of the dog. Lucky Dog is available now at the brewery and will be shipping to…Read more Central City Collaborates with Taiwan’s Red Point on Lucky Dog Wheat Ale

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 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)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Dec 11–17

Dec 11–15: 5 Year Anniversary Powell Brewery, Vancouver, BC; 18:30–20:00 In honor of this milestone we’ll be showing our appreciation to you, our loyal customers. Our Growler fills and Glasses of beer will be drastically reduced in price for 5 days from Monday the 11th to Friday the 15th. We’ll also be releasing special beers…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Dec 11–17

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 27–Dec 3 (36 Beers)

My girlfriend came back from a month-long trip to visit her family in El Salvador, so we had some drinking to catch up on. There were about another 30 beers sampled at the Christmas Craft Beer Show, but I didn't take notes on those. Bottles & Cans Palate Wrecker by Green Flash Brewing Company Big…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 27–Dec 3 (36 Beers)

Parallel 49 and Central City Release 2017 Beer Advent Calendar

Parallel 49 Brewing and Central City Brewers and Distillers have announced the release of the 2017 version of their joint annual beer advent calendar. This year's version will be called The Great White Wonder Adventure Pack and will contain 12 unique beers from P49 and 12 from Red Racer. The Great White Wonder Adventure Pack is available now in…Read more Parallel 49 and Central City Release 2017 Beer Advent Calendar

Fuggles & Warlock Collaborates with Central City for Zombie Hopocalypse

Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks in Richmond BC has released a special collaboration with Central City Brewers + Distillers called Zombie Hopocalypse. Zombie Hopocalypse is a wet-hopped session ale that is packed with fresh Centennial and Chinook hops from BC Hop Company Ltd. Bottle are available now at the tasting room and will be shipping to select private…Read more Fuggles & Warlock Collaborates with Central City for Zombie Hopocalypse