Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7

What a week! I drank so many amazing beers at The Drake's Wild & Sour day, along with tons of fantastic beers at home. Keeping the party going into the New Year! 😉 The Drake's Wild & Sour event Gueuze Tilquin – Draft Version by Gueuzerie Tilquin Tart, sour, and funky with notes yes of…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7

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 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 6–12 (35 Beers)

OK, I guess that was another big week. I went over to Vancouver on Sunday and hit up a few breweries. Goodnight Sweet Prince by Twin Sails Brewing This was one of the best coffee stouts I've ever had. It had dark roast coffee flavour with just enough sweetness to offset the bitterness. It also…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 6–12 (35 Beers)

Dageraad Releases 8° 2017 and Entropy Series No. 5

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has announced the Release of the 2017 version of 8° and the 5th release in their Entropy series of barrel-aged beers. 8° is a dark, strong beer with rich malt and stone fruit flavours and a surprisingly crisp finish make 8° a complex and compelling brew. The drinker is greeted…Read more Dageraad Releases 8° 2017 and Entropy Series No. 5

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

This was a big week, with two tap takeovers and a pub crawl for my girlfriend's birthday, plus we drank quite a bit at home... Bottle & Cans Numbskull Ahtanum Edition by Lighthouse Brewing Company Floral nose with hoppy notes of grapefruit and peaches on the palate over a complex malt base. Finishes with earthy…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

Dageraad Releases Wet Hopped Blonde 2017

Dageraad Brewing in Vancouver BC has releases the 2017 version of their seasonal Wet-Hopped Blonde. For this very special, once-a-year version of Dageraad Blonde, Centennial hops grown by the Sartori family in Chilliwack were added to the brew kettle the same day they were plucked from the vine. The hops add a fresh, juicy taste…Read more Dageraad Releases Wet Hopped Blonde 2017

Dageraad Releases Entropy No. 4: Gin Barrel-Aged Spiced Saison

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has announced the release of the fourth in their Entropy series of barrel-aged beers. Entropy Series No. 4 is a gin barrel-aged spiced saison that was created by taking their Lake City Farmhouse ale and aging it in a recently-emptied gin barrel from Deep Cove Brewers and Distillers. Lake City Farmhouse is brewed…Read more Dageraad Releases Entropy No. 4: Gin Barrel-Aged Spiced Saison

Parallel 49 Releases Amalgamation: a 9 Brewery Fresh-Hop Collaboration

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver BC has announced the release of a special collaboration beer with Boombox, Dageraad, Four Winds, Powell Brewery, Doan's, Bomber, Hearthstone, and Parkside. Called Amalgamation, this fresh-hopped double IPA was brewed with 300 lb of fresh Amarillo hops from the Yakima Valley. Amalgamation is available in 4-packs of tall calls today at…Read more Parallel 49 Releases Amalgamation: a 9 Brewery Fresh-Hop Collaboration