BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Dec 25–31

There's not a whole lot going on this week, but there are quite a few New Year's bashes coming up on Sunday! Dec 31: Beer Lovers New Year's Eve 2018 Darby's Pub & Liquor Store, Vancouver, BC; 19:00–03:00 A Beer Lovers New Year's Eve 2018 Sick of the over hyped and over priced NYE parties!…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Dec 25–31

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 13–19 (36 beers)

Good god, I drank a lot of good beer this week. Well done me! Bottles & Cans Passionfruit Milkshark by Bellwoods Brewery Juicy and delicious with big notes of passionfruit and vanilla, along with a hint of apple. It was a smooth and silky mouthfeel. Home Ec by Twin Sails Brewing This Tirimisu stout had…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 13–19 (36 beers)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 2–8

What a week. We're in full harvest mode right now, with tons of fresh hop and pumpkin beers in the mix! Bottles and Cans Surround by Stillwater Artisanal This imperial wheat stout had the aroma of cognac. The palate brought caramel, dark chocolate, molasses, smoke, and oak. It was full-bodied and chewy with a very…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 2–8

Howe Sound Releases Smoked Imperial Pumpkin Ale 2017

Howe Sound Brewing  has releases the 2017 version of their fall seasonal Smoked Imperial Pumpkin Ale. Smoked Imperial Pumpkin Ale is basically a special version of their Pumpkineater imperial pumpkin ale that has been brewed with smoked malt to give it a mild smokey quality. You can find 650ml bottles of Smoked Imperial Pumpkin Ale on…Read more Howe Sound Releases Smoked Imperial Pumpkin Ale 2017

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 24–30

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 25: Unibroue Brewmasters Dinner Crooked Goose Bistro, Victoria, BC; 18:00–21:00 5 Beers 4 Courses Unibroue beer inspired and paired dinner. Limited space, reservations required, $65/person.…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 24–30

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)