Dageraad Releases Louise and Oscar

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has announced the release of two special beers to mark the first birthday of their head brewer’s twin children: Louise and Oscar. Louise is a zesty little Belgian-style blonde ale. Grounded on dependable old German Pilsner malt, Louise’s character is lifted and brightened by Belgian yeast, citrusy American hops, and deft…Read more Dageraad Releases Louise and Oscar

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique 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)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 7–13

Well, shit! That was a really big week. I had a few bottles at home, then went to the pub, then went to the Cowichan Craft Beer Festival, than a rare beer tap takeover at Smiths, then did a Vancouver Brewery crawl. I think I tried about 83 unique beers. I didn't have time to…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 7–13

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Aug 14–20, 2017

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 Aug 17: Night Owl Launch Party Callister Brewing Company, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–21:00 Come celebrate at the Night Owl Brewing Launch Party Thursday August 17. Music, food…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Aug 14–20, 2017

Dageraad Releases 2017 Batch of Lake City Farmhouse

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has announced the return of their Lake City Farmhouse Ale for the 2017 season. Lake City Farmhouse is gently spiced and partially sour-mashed, lending a surprising depth of character to an otherwise light, crisp beer. Lake City Farmhouse is fermented with Belgian yeast and bottle conditioned for natural carbonation, and…Read more Dageraad Releases 2017 Batch of Lake City Farmhouse

I left My Liver in Vancouver, or How I Visited 43 Craft Breweries in 48 hours and Lived to Tell the Tale

Do you ever have a really stupid idea to do something, then against your better judgement, do it anyway? Well, that's pretty much a way of life for me! In May I had the ridiculous idea to visit Vancouver for the weekend and attempt to visit 43 craft breweries by public transit. It was quite…Read more I left My Liver in Vancouver, or How I Visited 43 Craft Breweries in 48 hours and Lived to Tell the Tale

Dageraad Collaborates with Upright on Rhythm Section

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has released a special collaboration with Portland's Upright Brewing called Rhythm Section. Rhythm Section is described as being a a subtly spiced saison—a beer you could drink because you're thirsty, or one you could spend time with your nose stuck in the glass, pondering its intricate and delicate complexity. Rhythm Section…Read more Dageraad Collaborates with Upright on Rhythm Section

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25

Another week, another 27 unique beers. I shall soon be the king of Untappd! Bottle & Cans Smoked Hefeweizen by Steel & Oak Brewing Co. Lightly smokey and wheaty, with banana notes from the yeast and a dry finish. I'd actually like a little more smoke, but I'm weird like that. Royal City Ale by…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25