Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 4–10 (70 uniques)

This week's notes will be pretty brief, as I drank an insane amount of beers and a few of these were from memory alone. 🙂 Bottles & Cans El Cuatro by The Ale Apothecary Horseblanket on the nose. Plums and cherries on the palate with a touch of brandy and oak. Tart and funky. The…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 4–10 (70 uniques)

Mount Arrowsmith Releases Low Pressure Porter

Mount Arrowsmith Brewing in Parksville BC has release their new seasonal Low Pressure Porter. Canadian Pale Barley, Pale Chocolate malt, and West Coast hops combine to create this smooth, full-bodied Porter. Roasted notes and flavours of chocolate with a light caramel finish will have you sipping this one through the West Coast winter.  Low Pressure…Read more Mount Arrowsmith Releases Low Pressure Porter

Mount Arrowsmith Releases Sea-Run Saison

Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company in Parksville BC has announced the release of their first seasonal offering: Sea-Run Saison. Sea-Run Saison is a traditional Belgian Farmhouse Ale brewed with dual French and Belgian yeast strains. This light, spicy, and fruit flavoured beer is said to make for the ultimate summer evening companion. Sea-Run will be available beginning this…Read more Mount Arrowsmith Releases Sea-Run Saison

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25

Another week, another 27 unique beers. I shall soon be the king of Untappd! Bottle & Cans Smoked Hefeweizen by Steel & Oak Brewing Co. Lightly smokey and wheaty, with banana notes from the yeast and a dry finish. I'd actually like a little more smoke, but I'm weird like that. Royal City Ale by…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25

Mount Arrowsmith Brewing is Now Open in Parksville

BC's latest brewery, Mount Arrowsmith Brewing opened in Parksville this weekend and the feedback so far seems to be great! The brewery was founded by head brewer David Woodward, who studied brewery science in the UK, before working at Whistler Brewing for five years, then going on to be head brewer at Tofino Brewing, and most…Read more Mount Arrowsmith Brewing is Now Open in Parksville

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Apr 3–9, 2017

It looks most of the BC craft beer events are happening out in the Okanagan this week. The Fest of Ale is the big event, but there are several events planned around it, most involving Joe Wiebe. We also have another new brewery opening this week in Parksville. Crazy! Do you have an event happening…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Apr 3–9, 2017