Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7

What a week! I drank so many amazing beers at The Drake's Wild & Sour day, along with tons of fantastic beers at home. Keeping the party going into the New Year! 😉 The Drake's Wild & Sour event Gueuze Tilquin – Draft Version by Gueuzerie Tilquin Tart, sour, and funky with notes yes of…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7

Moody Ales Releases Belgian Golden Strong

Moody Ales has releases their new Belgian Golden Strong. Originally launched in their tasting room as Ryan’s Belgian Golden Strong, this beer will now be available in bombers. Belgian Golden Strong is a highly-attenuated Belgian ale with fruity esters and low spicy alcohol and hop notes. They say that the light body and soft, sweet malt…Read more Moody Ales Releases Belgian Golden Strong

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 25–31, 2017

With both Christmas and New Year's in the same week, this was a big week—both in terms of the amount of beers and the high ABV. Don't worry. I took New Year's Day off... I was too hungover to get out of bed! Draught Armored Fist CDA by Boneyard Beer Company I really like this.…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 25–31, 2017

Moody Ales Russian Imperial Stout Now in Tall Cans

Moody Ales from Port Moody B.C. has announced that the standard version of their Russian imperial stout is now available in tall cans. This Russian Imperial Stout is brewed in the English tradition—high gravity and highly hopped to balance the sweetness of the malt, producing notes of chocolate, raisin & coffee. This is actually their first…Read more Moody Ales Russian Imperial Stout Now in Tall Cans

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 20–26 (36 Beers)

Sorry for the brevity of this week's notes. Normally I flesh them out a bit, but my girlfriend just got back from a month-long trip and you know, priorities... Bottle & Cans Snowball Saison by To Øl This bottle was couple of years old, so the hops had fallen off a bit. It had horse…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 20–26 (36 Beers)

Moody Ales Releases Smouldering Smoked Porter 2017

Moody Ales in Port Moody BC has released the 2017 version of their winter seasonal Smouldering Smoked Porter. Smouldering Smoked Porter contains copious amounts of beechwood smoked malts and is fermented with a clean yeast to showcase the smoky aromas of barbecued meats and wood fire. Smouldering Smoked Porter is available now at the tasting…Read more Moody Ales Releases Smouldering Smoked Porter 2017

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)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 9–15

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 Oct 6–13: Vancouver's North Shore Craft Beer Week North Vancouver, BC; 16:00–20:00 Welcome to the inaugural craft beer week on Vancouver's North Shore! This October 6-13,…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 9–15

Moody Ales Releases Lusty Chocolate Oatmeal Stout 2017

Moody Ales in Port Moody BC has released the 2017 version of their fall seasonal Lusty Chocolate Oatmeal Stout. Lusty Chocolate Oatmeal Stout is brewed with chocolate malt and cocoa, then conditioned on locally roasted cocoa nibs for an intense chocolate flavour. Oats contribute a baked oatmeal cookie aroma. Bottles of Lusty Chocolate Oatmeal Stout…Read more Moody Ales Releases Lusty Chocolate Oatmeal Stout 2017