Strathcona Releases Primo DIPA as 1st Anniversary Beer

Strathcona Beer CompanyStrathcona Beer Company in Vancouver BC has is marking their first anniversary by releasing a new beer called Primo.

Primo is a double IPA that uses a base of German pilsner, NW pale malt, white wheat, and oats and was hopped with Sorachi Ace, Waimea, Mandarin Bavaria, and Vic Secret.

Primo is available now in 4-packs at the Strathcona tasting room.

ABV 8.2 IBU 70.


Photo courtesy of Strathcona Beer Company


Persephone Releases 2017 Double IPA

Persephone Brewing in Gibsons BC has released the 2017 version of their Double IPA.

Light gold in colour, the Persephone Double IPA has citrus, pineapple, peach and grapefruit aromas on the forefront. Malt takes a backseat to the flavours from the liberal use of Amarillo, Cascade and Columbus hops.

This beer hasn’t been brewed since their first year of operation back in 2013.

Double IPA is available now at the brewery and will be shipping to select private liquor stores soon.

OG: 1.081; IBU: 85; ABV: 9%



Powell Brewery Releases Right Kind of Crazy 2017

Powell Brewery in Vancouver BC has announced the release of the 2017 version of Right Kind of Crazy.

Right Kind of Crazy is a classic West Coast-style double IPA with a light malt base, complemented with the use of Amarillo, Azzaca and Columbus hops—providing flavours and aromas of citrus, pine, and melon.

Right Kind of Crazy will be released on November 10 at the tasting room and bottles will begin shipping to private liquor stores ton November 14.

9% ABV


Yellow Dog Releases 2017 Little Dog Syndrome Fresh Hop Double IPA

Yellow Dog Brewing in Vancouver BC has released their second fresh-hopped beer of the season: Little Dog Syndrome.

Little Dog Syndrome is a double IPA that is brewed with fresh Mosaic Hops from the Yakima Valley. They say it brings together delicious tropical notes with the unique resin of fresh hops.

Little Dog Syndrome is available now at the Yellow Dog tasting room with a limit of two 4-packs per person. It will begin shipping to select private liquor stores over the next week.


Superflux Releases Double Infinity DIPA

Superflux Beer Company in Vancouver BC has released their first ever double IPA!

Called Double Infinity, this 8% ABV North East-style double IPA was double dry-hopped exclusively with Galaxy to create a big, juicy haze bomb with notes of passionfruit and citrus.

Double Infinity is available in cans at the Strathcona Beer tasting room while supplies last and will be heading to stores this week.



Lighthouse Releases Numbskull: Ahtanum Edition

Lighthouse Brewing has released a special “Ahtanum” edition of its Numbskull double IPA

This is the second in a series, and they plan to release a different version of Numbskull every few months, each one featuring a new “guest” hop.

This limited run was brewed with Ahtanum hops, which are said to have an earthy, floral, and citrus aroma, with notes of grapefruit and geranium.

You can find Numbskull: Ahtanum Edition on the shelves of select private liquor stores in BC right now.

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 the P49 Beer Store and will be hitting the shelves of BC private retailers next week!

ABV: 8% | IBU: 40
Malt: Pale, maris otter and oat malts, flaked wheat
Hops: Amarillo