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.
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)
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
Doan's Craft Brewing in Vancouver BC has announced the third entry in their "Funtimes" collaboration series: Saftig Frucht. For Saftg Frucht they collaborated with Ravens Brewing of Abbotsford BC to create a lightly salted ale with guava, mango and passionfruit. Saftig Frucht should start appearing at select private liquor stores through BC next week. 4% ABV…Read more Doan’s and Ravens Collaborate on Funtimes: Saftig Frucht
Here's last week's notes! They're a little brief this week as I've been busy with GCBF stuff. I might have to skip next week because I'm about to drink a large amount of beers! Bottles & Cans Le Quench Du Soif by Brasserie Dunham & Twin Sails Brewing A rich and complex wild IPA with…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 28–Sept 3 (30 Uniques)
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 Sept 5: Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover Portland Craft, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–1:00 On Tuesday, September 5th, all the way from Chico, California we will be hosting the…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Sept 4–10
Phillips Brewing in Victoria BC and Doan's Craft Brewing in Vancouver BC have collaborated on a new limited release beer called One in the Chamber. One in the Chamber is a SMaSH ale, which is an acronym for single malt and single hop, brewed using only Denali hops and Phillips' house-malted barley grown on Vancouver…Read more Phillips and Doan’s Collaborate on One in the Chamber SMaSH Ale