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)

Dageraad Brewing Releases Entropy No. 8

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby, BC has announced the release of the seventh in their Entropy series of barrel-aged beers. Entropy Series No. 8 is barrel-aged version of their Burnabarian Belgian-style table beer that was left in gin barrels for five months with some brettanomyces and a strain of lactobaccilus. The result is said to be a subtle, complex,…Read more Dageraad Brewing Releases Entropy No. 8

Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Well, this is a very delayed edition on the (sort of) weekly tasting notes. This week's focuses on Famhouse Fest and all of the wonderful events surrounding it, including tap takeovers by Bellwoods Brewery, Modern Times, Aslan Brewing, and Blood Brothers Brewing. There were a few other great beers drunk in the week leading up…Read more Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Farmhouse Fest 2018 Announces Official Beer From Dageraad and Steel & Oak

Farmhouse Fest has announced the official beer of the 2017 festival will be a collaboration between Dageraad Brewing and Steel & Oak called Genever. Genever is a gin saison. They brewed this beer with European hops and spices commonly used in gin. A portion of the beer was then aged red wine barrels that were pre-soaked with…Read more Farmhouse Fest 2018 Announces Official Beer From Dageraad and Steel & Oak

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)

Dageraad Brewing Releases The Bright Side Tart Table Saison

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal beer called The Bright Side. The Bright Side is a table saison brewed with the addition of lemon juice and zest, hopped with a mixture of Styrian Celeia and Citra hops, and a lightly kettle soured. They describe it as being a perfect bright, tart,…Read more Dageraad Brewing Releases The Bright Side Tart Table Saison

Yellow Dog to Release Run to the Hills New Zealand Pilsner

Yellow Dog Brewing in Port Moody, BC has announced the release of a new limited-edition seasonal called Run to the Hills. Run to the Hills is a special collaboration between their run club, Hustle for Hops, and the Vancouver Running Company's run club, Flight Crew. Run to the Hills is a Pilsner that was dry-Hopped with…Read more Yellow Dog to Release Run to the Hills New Zealand Pilsner

Dageraad Celebrates its Fourth Anniversary With Ko Lanta 2018

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby, BC is set to release the 2018 version of Ko Lanta to celebrate their fourth anniversary. Ko Lanta is a tropical inspired Belgian-style blonde brewed with the addition of lime leaf, galangal, and noble hops, and fermented with Chimay yeast. It has a complex fruit and spice aroma and layers the flavours of…Read more Dageraad Celebrates its Fourth Anniversary With Ko Lanta 2018

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 7–13, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 7: A Long Table Dinner presented by West OAK & Bridge Brewing West Oak, Vancouver, BC; 19:30–22:00 Four courses prepared by Head Chef Adam Coppell paired with smooth high-quality craft beer by Bridge Brewing. Beer…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 7–13, 2018

Dageraad Brewing Releases Entropy No. 7

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby, BC has announced the release of the seventh in their Entropy series of barrel-aged beers. Entropy Series No. 7  is a Belgian-style brown ale that was aged for just under a year in oak barrels before being bottle conditioned. Entropy Series No. 7 is available now at the Dageraad tasting room and…Read more Dageraad Brewing Releases Entropy No. 7