BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. Jan 18: Driftwood Brewmasters Dinner 3.0 Crooked Goose Bistro, Saanich, BC; 18:00–21:00 Four courses, Five beers, $65 per person tax and tip included Event page   Jan 18: Beer Club with Yellow Dog Brewing Lucky's Liquor…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 Uniques)

Well, that was a busy week of boozing, with the Strange Fellows birthday bash, the Parallel 49 barley wine festival, Vancouver brewery hopping, a trip to The Drake, and a tasting. Sorry for the lack of pictures. I'm running out of server space! Draught Death Blow by Twin Sails Brewing—At the Parallel 49 Barley Wine…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 Uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 20–26 (36 Beers)

Sorry for the brevity of this week's notes. Normally I flesh them out a bit, but my girlfriend just got back from a month-long trip and you know, priorities... Bottle & Cans Snowball Saison by To Øl This bottle was couple of years old, so the hops had fallen off a bit. It had horse…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 20–26 (36 Beers)

Driftwood Release Alex’s Scandinavian Saison (Draught Only)

Driftwood Brewery in Victoria BC has released a new entry in their Brewer's Series called Alex’s Scandinavian Saison. Alex’s Scandinavian Saison is made with a Norwegian farmhouse ale yeast that creates a hoppy session style saison with notes of fruits such as grapefruit and lemon. Delicious! Alex’s Scandinavian Saison is only available for growler fills and…Read more Driftwood Release Alex’s Scandinavian Saison (Draught Only)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 13–19, 2017

It's a 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 Nov 15: Cheers to Four Years: Anniversary Party Craft Beer Market, Vancouver, BC; 16:30–19:30 CHEERS TO FOUR YEARS! Please join us to celebrate four great…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 13–19, 2017

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 30–Nov 5 (39 beers)

I think these are all from last week. Some might be from before Portland. I don't know. It's a blur! Sorry they're a bit brief, but that's a lot of beers! Stone Enjoy By 10.31.17 IPA by Stone Brewing Drunk before the expiry, this IPA was fresh and delicious with notes of citrus, tropical fruit,…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 30–Nov 5 (39 beers)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 30–Nov 5

Sorry I skipped last week, I was on vacation in Portland. Lots of great beer was drunk! 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 Oct 31: Boneyard Brewing Halloween Tap Takeover! Portland…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 30–Nov 5

Driftwood Releases Blackstone Porter 2017

Driftwood Brewery in Victoria BC has released the 2017 version of their fall/winter seasonal Blackstone Porter. Blackstone Porter is a surprisingly-quaffable session porter with ample body to support the flavours of chocolate and coffee derived from dark specialty malts. Blackstone Porter began shipping to stores on Vancouver Island today and will be hitting stores on…Read more Driftwood Releases Blackstone Porter 2017