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)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

This was a big week, with two tap takeovers and a pub crawl for my girlfriend's birthday, plus we drank quite a bit at home... Bottle & Cans Numbskull Ahtanum Edition by Lighthouse Brewing Company Floral nose with hoppy notes of grapefruit and peaches on the palate over a complex malt base. Finishes with earthy…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 2–8

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 2: CAMRA U - Certified Beer Aficionado Program Faculty Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 18:00–21:00 Certificate Description: This program is modeled to reflect the knowledge you’re expected…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 2–8

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique Beers)

With no beer festivals or brewery crawls, were back down to a slightly more reasonable 27 unique beers this week... well, reasonable for me at least Don't judge me! Bottle and cans Rosé de Gambrinus (2016) by Brasserie Cantillon This was a young sample of the 2016 batch and was ripe with fresh and fruity…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique Beers)

Fernie Brewing Releases The Real Peel Grapefruit IPA and Summer Craft Collection

Press release: Raise (a second) Glass to Spring! FBC’s Seasonal Beer Releases Part 2 (Fernie, BC) – With three seasonal brews already making their way into stores and onto decks throughout BC, Alberta and Manitoba, Fernie Brewing Co. has two more products lining up for a spring launch. The good news is, these two favourites…Read more Fernie Brewing Releases The Real Peel Grapefruit IPA and Summer Craft Collection

Fernie Brewing to Release Slow Drift Witbier, Old Barn Saison, and The Eldorado Single Hop IPA

Why release one spring seasonal when you can release three? Check out the press release below. (Fernie, BC) – Whilst news from the coast is that spring has long since arrived, local Fernie residents are surprised what each day will bring – sunshine and blue skies, torrential rain, or a few more face shots at…Read more Fernie Brewing to Release Slow Drift Witbier, Old Barn Saison, and The Eldorado Single Hop IPA

Craft Beer Events for the Week of Mar 6–12, 2017

It's a busy week as Victoria Beer Week is in full swing and there are several other fun events taking place across BC this week. 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…Read more Craft Beer Events for the Week of Mar 6–12, 2017

Fernie Brewing Releases Barrel Aged Maple Porter and Irish Red Ale

Fernie Brewing has announced the release of its first barrel-aged beers. Last year, they procured a number of wine barrels from Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery, a boutique winery in nearby Creston, BC and decided to use them to age their award-winning Sap Sucker Maple Porter and Big Caboose Red Ale. The red ale will only be…Read more Fernie Brewing Releases Barrel Aged Maple Porter and Irish Red Ale