BC Craft Beer Events List for Feb 19–25, 2018

Here's your weekly list of craft beer events happening around BC this week. As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. Feb 20: Quad Damage Release Night Callister Brewing Company, Vancouver, BC; 17:30–21:00 The long-awaited release of our small-batch Belgian Quad collab with our…Read more BC Craft Beer Events List for Feb 19–25, 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)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 22–28, 2018

Oh dang. The Drake really brought it this week. They hosted a Seattle tap takeover featuring beers from Holy Mountain, Cloudburst, and Engine House No. 9. The list was amazing. My girlfriend and I worked through tasters of the whole menu, then went back the next day for glasses of our favorites! An Afternoon in…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 22–28, 2018

Parallel 49 Releases Galaxior Double IPA and Tall Cans of Trash Panda

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver BC has released a new double IPA called Galaxior. Galaxior is a Northwest-style Double IPA characterized by blueberry, tangerine, grapefruit, and lemon hop aromas and flavours, with a lingering and balanced bitterness to compliment the malts. Galaxior is available now in the P49 Beer Store, and will be hitting retailer shelves…Read more Parallel 49 Releases Galaxior Double IPA and Tall Cans of Trash Panda

Parallel 49 Releases Broken Resolution Baltic Porter

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver BC has released a new seasonal beer called Broken Resolution. Broken Resolution is a Baltic-style porter with chocolate, plum, and dark fruit esters notes that pair with a bright tart cherry flavour, complemented nicely by roasted, dark malt. Broken Resolution is available now at the P49 beer store and will…Read more Parallel 49 Releases Broken Resolution Baltic Porter

Parallel 49 Releases Hillbilly Ninja Hazy Pale Ale

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver BC has release their new Hillbilly Ninja hazy pale ale. This light, refreshing hazy pale ale relies on a base of pale malts with wheat, flaked oats and cara pils creating a silky smooth mouth feel. Its hop flavour is derived from Amarillo, Zythos, and Equinox hops punching up the…Read more Parallel 49 Releases Hillbilly Ninja Hazy Pale Ale

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

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 18–24 (23 Uniques)

Mahalo Parfait Milkshake IPA by Brasserie Dunham & Bellwoods Brewery Floral/herbal and tropical fruit nose. Juicy papaya on the palate with a touch of pineapple, pine, and cranberry. Smooth and creamy texture. Ichorous Imperial Stout by Blindman Brewing Thick and inky with notes of coffee, chocolate, figs, and liquorice. Sweet body with a little bitterness…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 18–24 (23 Uniques)