Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Apr 9–15 (22 Beers)

This was a much quieter week and I drank a lot less booze. I think my liver and my waistline are thankful! Bottle & Cans Sumatra Mountain Brown by Founders Brewing Co. Medium-bodied with notes of coffee, caramel, chocolate, and nuts, followed by a touch of spicy hop bitterness in the finish. This is one…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Apr 9–15 (22 Beers)

2018 Okanagan Fest of Ale Award Winners Announced

The 2018 Okanagan Fest of Ale was held over the weekend at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre. The festival culminated with an award ceremony, where awards were presented in 13 categories chosen by a panel of 9 industry experts, as well as 5 chosen by the public. Congratulations to all of this year's winner! Judges’…Read more 2018 Okanagan Fest of Ale Award Winners Announced

Craft Beer Tasting Notes, Bonus Double Edition! (92 Beers)

I was so busy last week that I didn't have time to put my notes up, so here's a double dose! This features Oregon Day at The Drake, the P49 Blue Brother tap takeover at Smiths, a bottle share, a pub crawl, and just general boozing. There'a heck of a lot, so these are pretty…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes, Bonus Double Edition! (92 Beers)

Good Night Out Citrus Zest IPA Released as 3rd Annual Brewers Row Collaboration

Twin Sails Brewing has announced the release of the the 3rd annual Brewers Row collaboration: Good Night Out. Brewed in Collaboration with Yellow Dog, Parkside, and Moody Ales, Good Night Out is a citrus zest IPA hopped with Vic Secret & Enigma and conditioned on zest from over 200 Grapefruits, 150 Cara Cara Oranges, and 75…Read more Good Night Out Citrus Zest IPA Released as 3rd Annual Brewers Row Collaboration

Moody Ales Releases 2018 Batch of Sublime Pineapple Hefeweizen

Moody Ales in Port Moody, BC has released the 2018 batch of their spring/summer seasonal Sublime Pineapple Hefeweizen. Sublime mixes German yeast, American hops, and pineapple juice to produce liquid sunshine. The beer has notes of banana, clove, pineapple, stone fruit, and bready malt. Sublime is available now at the Moody Ales tasting room and will…Read more Moody Ales Releases 2018 Batch of Sublime Pineapple Hefeweizen

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Mar 19–25, 2018 (40 Beers)

Another 40 beers! This week's drinking featured a Collective Arts tap takeover at Smiths pub, a Twin Sails tap takeover at Smiths, Péché Day at The Drake, and a few drinks with friends. Draught Péché Mortel (2018) by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! This is one of my favourite coffee imperial stouts! Dark and intense with notes…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Mar 19–25, 2018 (40 Beers)

Moody Ales and West Coast Canning Release Mixed Forecast 4-Pack

Moody Ales in Port Moody, BC has released a special new collaboration with West Coast Canning called Mixed Forecast. Mixed Forecast is a mixed 4-pack of 473ml cans of two beers that celebrate the crazy awkward, hard-to-predict weather on the West Coast during the transition from Winter to Spring. Mixed Forecast includes: Still Raining Dark Lager:…Read more Moody Ales and West Coast Canning Release Mixed Forecast 4-Pack

Moody Ales Releases Boss Juice Hazy DIPA

Moody Ales in Port Moody, BC has released a new limited-edition hazy double IPA called Boss Juice. Boss Juice is was generously hopped with Centennial, Galaxy, Amarillo, and Citra. This double IPA has a massive juicy aroma and flavour, with a pronounced bitterness. Tons of tropical, citrus, and stone fruit flavours balance out the juicy aroma.…Read more Moody Ales Releases Boss Juice Hazy DIPA

Moody Ales Releases Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout 2018

Moody Ales in Port Moody, BC has announced the 2018 version of their Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout. Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout was brewed in English tradition—high gravity and highly hopped to balance the sweetness of all the malt. It was then aged beer for six months in bourbon barrels to add to the complexity…Read more Moody Ales Releases Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout 2018

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018 (30 Uniques)

This week's drinking featured a Strathcon Beer tap takeover at Smiths Pub, then birthday drinks for a friend's birthday, with trips to Swans and Smiths. Then it all wrapped up with sunday dinner at Heron Rock Bistro, who have a pretty amazing tap list! Bottles & Cans Double Infinity (Citra) by Superflux Beer Company The…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018 (30 Uniques)