BC Craft Beer Events; Week of May 15–21

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 May 16: VanBrewer Awards Gala The Cobalt, Vancouver BC; 19:30–23:30 Join us in celebrating the winners of the 2017 VanBrewer Awards! There will…Read more BC Craft Beer Events; Week of May 15–21

Dageraad Celebrates its Third Anniversary With Ko Lanta Thai Blond Ale

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has released a special beer to mark their third anniversary. Called Ko Lanta, the recipe for this Thai Blonde Ale was brainstormed by their entire staff. After much discussion, they decided to spice the beer with lime leaf and galangal, layering the flavours of a Thai curry over a lovely…Read more Dageraad Celebrates its Third Anniversary With Ko Lanta Thai Blond Ale

Dageraad Releases 2017 Batch of Randonneur Saison

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has announced the release of a fresh batch of their seasonal Randonneur Saison. Randonneur Saison is a  traditional saison-style beer than is often produced in North America. They fermented it at high temperatures with an unstoppable yeast strain that rendered it very dry, and yet imparted a fruity nose. They then…Read more Dageraad Releases 2017 Batch of Randonneur Saison

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 17–23 (34 Unique Beers)

Another big week (when isn't it), with my usually bombers and cans at home, drinks at Hank's and The Drake, and a house party, which left me a little worse for wear... Bottle and Cans: The Last Aurochs by Driftwood Brewery The heffe yeast brings unmistakable isoamyl acetate banana flavour and clove and pepper nose.…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 17–23 (34 Unique Beers)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Mar 12–19  (35 beers)

I've skipped this weekly piece for the last couple of weeks, because it was so hard to keep track of all the beers I drank during Victoria Beer week. However, it's back again! Looks like I clocked 35 beers last week, between bottles at home, on draft at bars, and tasters. Where available, click the…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Mar 12–19  (35 beers)

Beer Review: East of East Van from Steamworks & Dageraad

Both Dageraad and Steamworks have been pretty active on the collaboration front recently. First Steamworks collaborated with Field House on their coolship collab, then Dageraad collaborated with Steel & Oak on their Suburbs IPA. Now these two Burnabarby-based brewers have come together to brew a special beer called East of East Vancouver. This exotic saison…Read more Beer Review: East of East Van from Steamworks & Dageraad