Moon Under Water / Fuggles & Warlock Collaborate on “Malty Python and the Life of Brett”

Moon Under Water has released a a special collaboration with Fuggles & Warlock called Malty Python and the Life of Brett. Malty Python and the Life of Brett is a Brett pale ale hopped with Mosaic and Citra. Malty Python and the Life of Brett is available now on draught and in bottles at Moon Under Water…Read more Moon Under Water / Fuggles & Warlock Collaborate on “Malty Python and the Life of Brett”

My Top Picks Beer Picks for GCBF 2018 (Beer Nerd Edition)

The Great Canadian Beer Festival (GCBF) recently released the full list of beers being poured at this year's festival. Rather than just reposing the list, I decided to go through and see what jumped out at me. Being that I'm a big beer nerd and have tried about 75% of the beers being poured, I…Read more My Top Picks Beer Picks for GCBF 2018 (Beer Nerd Edition)

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: April 30–May 6, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 3: 4 Course Driftwood Brewery Beer or Wine Pairing Dinner Townhall Public House, Maple Ridge, BC; 18:30–21:30 THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT ---- Our chef will present a 4 course dinner, perfectly paired with 4…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: April 30–May 6, 2018

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 19–Feb 25

Oh dang! That's a lot of beers! It's been a busy week, so this week's notes are brief and a little rushed, which is a shame, because I drank some amazing beers. Most of these beers were consumed at a bottle share with a bunch of local industry brewers and reps. Man they brought out…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 19–Feb 25

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 12–18 (34 Beers)

Another week of solid boozing, including a Powell and Yellow Dog tap takeover at Smiths Pub, the Dark Beer & Chocolate Soiree at The Drake, and a few other bits and pieces. Bottles & Cans Guldenberg (2017) by Brouwerij De Ranke This Belgian-style tripel was light and fruity with notes of stone fruit, grape, floral…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 12–18 (34 Beers)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 8–14, 2018

This week is super quiet for events. If you know of any that I haven't listed, then please let me know! Jan 10: S&O x Field House: Beer Collaboration Launch and Tap Takeover! Bells and Whistles, Vancouver, BC; 12:00–22:00 We will be launching our delicious Holliwood Oyster Stout on January 11th at Spinnakers. This year…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 8–14, 2018

Moon Under Water Releases Pumpkin Pearzen 2017

Moon Under Water in Victoria BC has released the 2017 version of their fall seasonal Pumpkin Pearzen. This  annual harvest ale combines handpicked local pears and pumpkins with the subtle banana and clove flavours of our open-fermented weizen yeast. Decoction mashing accentuates the malted wheat while cinnamon and nutmeg bring out the flavours of the harvest. Pumpkin…Read more Moon Under Water Releases Pumpkin Pearzen 2017

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 28–Sept 3 (30 Uniques)

Here's last week's notes! They're a little brief this week as I've been busy with GCBF stuff. I might have to skip next week because I'm about to drink a large amount of beers! Bottles & Cans Le Quench Du Soif by Brasserie Dunham & Twin Sails Brewing A rich and complex wild IPA with…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 28–Sept 3 (30 Uniques)

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