Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody BC has released another two new beers today: Short Pants—Mosiac DIPA Short Pants is basically an impeial version of their High Socks Mosaic IPA. This DIPA is loaded with Mosaic pellets and powder that shine through a light crisp body. Huge notes of tropical fruit with a little dankness…Read more Twin Sails Releases Short Pants and You Gonna Eat That?
Brassneck Brewery in Vancouver BC has released their latest beer: Inertia III. For Inertia III, they took their original Inertia imperial stout and aged it in Woodinville bourbon barrels to add hints of oak and vanilla to complement the big roasty notes of coffee and chocolate present in the original, while also upping the ABV…Read more Brassneck Releases Inertia III Bourbon-Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
Most breweries are getting ready for the summer and releasing light pilsners and hefeweizens. Not Powell though, they decided to mark the onset of spring by releasing a bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout and I salute them for it! This bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout is black as night with aromas of dried stone fruits, shaved chocolate and…Read more Powell Brewery Releases Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
It's getting hard to keep up with the brewers at Twin Sails. I'm pretty sure they don't sleep and are living on reserve stock of their Con Leche coffee milk stout! I just got a 4-packs of Big Boy Pants today and High-Socks is hitting stores right now. They are brewing these faster than I can…Read more Twin Sails Releases Lush Crush Oat Pale Ale and Str8 Flexin’ Imperial Stout
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)
Remember when I listed all of the Phillips seasonal releases that I wanted to see return this winter? Well, it looks like someone was listening, because not only did Anxiety come back, but now Hammer is back! Who knows what will be next (I do!). I really like this imperial stout. This is the bourbon…Read more Phillips Brewing to Release Hammer Oak Aged Imperial Stout
An 11.5% Icelandic stout? Who am I to resist! From the label: Garún is named for the strong and brave heroine of one of Iceland's most popular folktales "The deacon of Dark River (Myrká)." A tale of ghosts, undying love, and life triumphing over death told against the backdrop of elements essential to Iceland's character:…Read more Beer Review: Garún Icelandic Stout by Borg Brugghús
Main Street Brewing has just released the latest iteration of their Stag & Pheasant imperial stout, for which they took second place in the North American porter & stout category at the 2016 BC Beer Awards. Ringing in at a respectable 9.3%, the beer will be available in 650 ml bombers and on draft at…Read more Main Street Brewing Releases Stag & Pheasant Imperial Stout