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…Read more Parallel 49 Releases Amalgamation: a 9 Brewery Fresh-Hop Collaboration

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 11–17 (39 Uniques)

Sorry I skipped the previous week. The GCBF madness prohibited me from taking notes. This was a pretty bit week, but several were shared with my girlfriend, so it's not as bad as it looks. Sorry, there's a couple of pumpkin beers in here. Assemblage Numéro 6 by Brasserie Dunham Tart and fruity with rich…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 11–17 (39 Uniques)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Sept 4–10

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 Sept 5: Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover Portland Craft, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–1:00 On Tuesday, September 5th, all the way from Chico, California we will be hosting the…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Sept 4–10

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Aug 28–Sep 3, 2017

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 Aug 29: Pfriem Family Brewers Tap Takeover! Portland Craft, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–1:00 Come down August 29th and help us celebrate one of Oregons finest breweries, Pfriem…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Aug 28–Sep 3, 2017

Hearthstone Collaborates with Stillwater Artisanal on That New Trapp Brett IPA

Hearthstone Brewery in North Vancouver BC has announced a collaboration with Stillwater Artisanal from Baltimore called That New Trapp. That New Trapp was fermented with a blend of Brettanomyces bruxellensis and Conan, which is the yeast strain used to brew the infamous NE IPA Heady Topper. It was then dry-hopped with large amounts of Citra, Mosaic, and Amarillo.…Read more Hearthstone Collaborates with Stillwater Artisanal on That New Trapp Brett IPA

Hearthstone Releases Slackline Summer Ale

Hearthstone Brewery in North Vancouver has released a new seasonal called Slackline Summer Ale. Slackline Summer Ale is a moderately hopped light and refreshing summer ale with delicate juniper notes, fermented with Sach Trois yeast providing a gentle yet complex bouquet. Slackline Summer Ale is available on draught now and in 4-packs at Hearthstone. It…Read more Hearthstone Releases Slackline Summer Ale

I left My Liver in Vancouver, or How I Visited 43 Craft Breweries in 48 hours and Lived to Tell the Tale

Do you ever have a really stupid idea to do something, then against your better judgement, do it anyway? Well, that's pretty much a way of life for me! In May I had the ridiculous idea to visit Vancouver for the weekend and attempt to visit 43 craft breweries by public transit. It was quite…Read more I left My Liver in Vancouver, or How I Visited 43 Craft Breweries in 48 hours and Lived to Tell the Tale

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 17–23

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 July 17: Storm Tap Takeover St. Augustine's, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–1:00 Join the Storm crew at St. Augustine's on Monday, July 17th from 5pm until late for our…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 17–23

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 10–16

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 July 10: Training Post: Beer 101 Trading Post Brewing, Langley, BC; 19:00–20:00 New to craft beer or just want to learn more? Training Post has got…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 10–16

Hearthstone Releases 2017 batch of Wyld Raspberry Berliner Weisse

Hearthstone Brewery in North Vancouver BC has released a fresh batch of their summer seasonal Wyld Raspberry Berliner Weisse. Wyld Raspberry Berliner Weisse is a fresh take on a traditional old world classic, brewed using 100% wild lactobacillus bacteria and 200 lbs of real, whole local raspberries in every batch. This sour summer brew is…Read more Hearthstone Releases 2017 batch of Wyld Raspberry Berliner Weisse