Lighthouse Nightwatch Coffee Lager Now in Bombers

Lighthouse Brewing in Victoria BC has announced that their Nightwatch Coffee Lager will now be available in bombers. This unique beer is brewed by blending a classic light lager with locally made cold brew coffee. The result is a crisp, clean lager with distinct coffee flavours such as hazelnut, cinnamon, and chocolate notes on the…Read more Lighthouse Nightwatch Coffee Lager Now in Bombers

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 6–12 (35 Beers)

OK, I guess that was another big week. I went over to Vancouver on Sunday and hit up a few breweries. Goodnight Sweet Prince by Twin Sails Brewing This was one of the best coffee stouts I've ever had. It had dark roast coffee flavour with just enough sweetness to offset the bitterness. It also…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 6–12 (35 Beers)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 6–12

It's a bit of a quieter week this week, but we have a couple of big birthday bashes for both Twin Sails and Riot Brewing happening. I wish I could make it out! 🙁 Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email. For…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 6–12

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)

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

Lighthouse Releases Groundswell Fresh Hopped IPL

Lighthouse Brewing in Victoria has announced the release of their new Groundswell fresh-hopped India pale lager. Groundswell is an India pale lager, or IPL. Like a lager, IPLs are fermented with lager yeast at cooler temperatures for a longer period of time, rather than a short warm fermentation with ale yeast. Groundswell was brewed with fresh…Read more Lighthouse Releases Groundswell Fresh Hopped IPL

Lighthouse Collaborates with Fuggles & Warlock on Ryujin Tripel

Lighthouse Brewing Company in Victoria BC has released their special collaboration with Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks of Richmond BC: Ryujin. Ryujin is a Belgian-style Tripel brewed with dark plums to create a fantastic beer that pours a rich golden colour and brings subtle notes of plum to complement the classic banana and spicy clove character of…Read more Lighthouse Collaborates with Fuggles & Warlock on Ryujin Tripel

The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

There's a lot of great beers being served at this year's GCBF. With such a wide variety of brews on offer it can be a little overwhelming to chose what to try in the limited time available. I realize that not everyone is like me with the alcohol tolerance of a Norse god and a…Read more The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

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