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)
The "Yeast Van" brewery district has come together to release it's first ever collaboration brew! This special collabeeration is a double pale ale brewed with a ridiculous amount hops, including Magnum, Cascade, Centennial, El Dorado, Simcoe, Amarillo, Chinook, Strata, Enigma, Ekuanot, Motueka, and Ahtanum. Double Pale Ale is availble at select private liquor stores now.
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
Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver BC has released a new beer called The Tiki Bar. The Tiki Bar is dry-hopped sour made with massive amounts of real pineapple. It's like a welcome winter vacation to a tropical island. The Tiki Bar is available now at select private liquor stores in BC.
It's a Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email. For a full list of events, check out my Facebook page Nov 15: Cheers to Four Years: Anniversary Party Craft Beer Market, Vancouver, BC; 16:30–19:30 CHEERS TO FOUR YEARS! Please join us to celebrate four great…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 13–19, 2017
Coal Harbour Brewing in East Vancouver has released a new beer called Cosmic Fusion. Cosmic Fusion is an India pale lager, or IPL. Like a lager, IPLs are fermented with lager yeast at cooler temperatures for a longer period of time, rather than a short warm fermentation with ale yeast. They are then dry-hopped with…Read more Coal Harbour Releases Cosmic Fusion IPL
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)
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)
With no beer festivals or brewery crawls, were back down to a slightly more reasonable 27 unique beers this week... well, reasonable for me at least Don't judge me! Bottle and cans Rosé de Gambrinus (2016) by Brasserie Cantillon This was a young sample of the 2016 batch and was ripe with fresh and fruity…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique Beers)
Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver BC has released two new seasonal beers: Woodland sour Saison and Market Saturation IPA. Woodland Sour Saison is a a sour take on their French saison, with orange peel, coriander, and Szechuan peppercorns. It is available now in 650ml bombers at select retailers across BC. 5.25% ABV Market Saturation…Read more Coal Harbour Releases Woodland Sour Saison and Market Saturation IPA