Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 7–13

Well, shit! That was a really big week. I had a few bottles at home, then went to the pub, then went to the Cowichan Craft Beer Festival, than a rare beer tap takeover at Smiths, then did a Vancouver Brewery crawl. I think I tried about 83 unique beers. I didn't have time to…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 7–13

Superflux Collaborates with Gigantic on Pretty Much Yeah

Superflux Brewing Company in Vancouver BC has announced the release of a new IPA called Pretty Much Yeah. Pretty Much Yeah is a collaboration with Gigantic Brewing of Portland Oregon and is a cloudy East Coast IPA loaded with Galaxy hops, with a touch of lactose added for a smoother mouthfeel. They describe it as…Read more Superflux Collaborates with Gigantic on Pretty Much Yeah

Craft Beer Tasting Notes for the Week of May 8–14 (43 unique beers)

Look, I'm not an alcoholic! I swear, I just enjoy a good drink! It was a big week with some incredibly special beers that I shared with some wonderful people. Some of these notes are understandably brief... quantity over quality, I guess. Bois Sauvage by Townsite Brewing Mild farmhouse funk and tart acidity. Cherry and…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes for the Week of May 8–14 (43 unique beers)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 17–23 (34 Unique Beers)

Another big week (when isn't it), with my usually bombers and cans at home, drinks at Hank's and The Drake, and a house party, which left me a little worse for wear... Bottle and Cans: The Last Aurochs by Driftwood Brewery The heffe yeast brings unmistakable isoamyl acetate banana flavour and clove and pepper nose.…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 17–23 (34 Unique Beers)

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)

Parallel 49 to Release Volume 3 of Brews Brothers Collaboration Mixed Pack

Parallel 49 Brewing in East Vancouver has announced the imminent release of volume three of their Brews Brothers collaboration mixed pack. The theme of this year's pack is "old school hip hop," and will contain collaboration brews they made with four West Coast US breweries, being Gigantic Brewing Company (Portland, OR), Green Flash Brewing (San Diego, CA), 49th…Read more Parallel 49 to Release Volume 3 of Brews Brothers Collaboration Mixed Pack