Parallel 49 Brewing Adds Craft Pilsner to Core Line-up

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver, BC has announced the addition of their new Craft Pilsner to their core line-up. Craft Pilsner is inspired by the traditional Czech Pilsner style and is brewed with Saaz and Saphir hops with a blend of Moravian and Canadian Pilsner malt. This beer is described as being crisp and refreshing…Read more Parallel 49 Brewing Adds Craft Pilsner to Core Line-up

Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Well, this is a very delayed edition on the (sort of) weekly tasting notes. This week's focuses on Famhouse Fest and all of the wonderful events surrounding it, including tap takeovers by Bellwoods Brewery, Modern Times, Aslan Brewing, and Blood Brothers Brewing. There were a few other great beers drunk in the week leading up…Read more Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Parallel 49 Brewing Releases Power Slide DIPA

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Power Slide. Power Slide is a double IPA brewed with the Norwegian Kveik yeast. This strain produces bold citrus peel esters, which are accentuated by the massive amounts of hops used to dry hop the beer. It is said to be slightly floral…Read more Parallel 49 Brewing Releases Power Slide DIPA

Parallel 49 Brewing Releases Short Fuse Hazy IPA

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Short Fuse. Short Fuse is a juicy, hazy IPA with a light Pilsner malt base and a smooth, rich mouthfeel from the addition of oats. They used massive amounts of El Dorado, Idaho 7, and Simcoe Cryo hops to create a flavour…Read more Parallel 49 Brewing Releases Short Fuse Hazy IPA

Parallel 49 Brewing Releases 6th Anniversary Brut IPA

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver, BC has released a special Brut IPA to celebrate their 6th anniversary. This dry and effervescent Champagne-style beer has notes of gooseberry, orange peel and Chardonnay grapes. It was lightly hopped with Hallertau Blanc, Saphir, and Mosaic hops and fermented with a Chardonnay white wine yeast. Brut IPA is available now…Read more Parallel 49 Brewing Releases 6th Anniversary Brut IPA

Parallel 49 Expands Barrel-Aged Series with Blueshift and Cherry Refraction

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouve, BC is set to release two special barrel-aged beers called Blueshift and Cherry Refraction. Both beers will only be available at the P49 beer store and will be released on June 1. Blueshift — Blueberry Sour Ale Blueshift is a mixed-culture pale sour that spent nearly a year in French oak…Read more Parallel 49 Expands Barrel-Aged Series with Blueshift and Cherry Refraction

Craft Beer Tasting Notes: May 7–13 (24 Beers)

This was a much lighter week. I'm trying to lose a bit of weight. Lots of beers at home, with a quick stop at The Drake and Smiths, though I did get dragged to Yates Street Tap House (urgh).   Bottles & Cans ...As If (with Brett) by Twin Sails Brewing This Chardonnay barrel aged…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes: May 7–13 (24 Beers)

Parallel 49 Brewing Releases Midas Belgian ISA

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver, BC has released a new limited-edition beer called Midas. Midas is labelled as a Belgian ISA (India session ale). This hop-forward, low ABV session ale was brewed with 100% Cascade hops, which offers lemony, floral aromas. Light peach esters and clove phenols arise from the Belgian yeast strain. Midas finishes…Read more Parallel 49 Brewing Releases Midas Belgian ISA

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 23–29 (46 Beers)

Well then, I honestly didn't mean to go out much this week, but then got invited to two bottle shares, went out for drinks with some friends and my friend put on a Moylan's tap takeover, so I kinda had to go... right? Also, I dropped in at the new Phillips tasting room, which is…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 23–29 (46 Beers)

Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Apr 16–22 (28 Beers)

This week is mostly brought to you by light sessionable beers, as I went camping at French Beach for a few days and we mostly drank from wake till sleep. 😀 Bottle & Cans Sang Noir (2015) by Cascade Brewing Company A wonderfully complex dark sour with notes of cherries, plums, dark fruit, molasses, port,…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Apr 16–22 (28 Beers)