Driftwood Releases Raised by Wolves IPA 2017

Driftwood Brewery in Victoria BC has announced the release of a fresh batch of their seasonal Raised by Wolves IPA. Raised by Wolves is brewed with Saccharomyces "bruxellensis" Trois yeast, traditionally used for wild yeast fermentations, which produces a slightly tart beer with delicate mango and pineapple characteristics. It is then hopped with Equanot, which produces notes…Read more Driftwood Releases Raised by Wolves IPA 2017

Evil Beer Review: Son of the Morning 2017 by Driftwood Brewery

Deep in the bowels of Driftwood brewery lurks a collection of sinister equipment, adorned with pentagrams and inverted crosses. Rumour has it that the equipment is possessed and anyone who brews on it is never the same again. Not even a young priest and an old priest can save their souls. However, once a year, their…Read more Evil Beer Review: Son of the Morning 2017 by Driftwood Brewery

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)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 13–19 (30 Beers)

Here's last week's tasting notes. Sorry it's a little late. I'm still fighting the dregs of the flu and it takes a while to do notes on 30 beers! If you want to follow my developing alcoholism in real-time, feel free to follow me on Untappd. 🙂 Grand Cru (aged 5 years)—North Coast Brewing Company…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 13–19 (30 Beers)

Beer Review: Driftwood’s Singularity 2015 (Cellar Aged for Two Years)

I was already very excited about The Drake's 3rd Annual Dark Beer & Chocolate event. Then they posted that they had been aging a keg of Driftwood's Singularity from 2015 in their cellar, which they were going to open just for this event. Well, I couldn't have been more thrilled. I have one of these…Read more Beer Review: Driftwood’s Singularity 2015 (Cellar Aged for Two Years)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 23–29 (26 Beers Reviewed)

  Holy cow! I drank a lot of beer last week. I didn't realize quite how much until I wrote it all down. Looks like 26 individuals with a couple of repeats. No wonder my Monday was so rough! These are just snippet reviews or in some cases just tasting notes, so don't expect any…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 23–29 (26 Beers Reviewed)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 16–22

New feature! I drink a lot of beer (it's not a problem if you have a beer blog!), so don't have enough time to do a  full review of every beer I drink and untappd is quite limiting with its character limited, so I've decided to do tasting notes for all of the beers I try…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 16–22