Ravens Brewing’s Releases 2018 “Hot Chocolate Porter”

Ravens Brewing has announced the release of the 2018 version of their fall/winter seasonal Hot Chocolate Porter. Hot Chocolate Porter is a robust porter aged on raw cacao nibs. It has a creamy and decadent malt body, rich, silky dark chocolate flavours, and hints of vanilla,and a velvety finish. Hot Chocolate Porter is available now at the Ravens…Read more Ravens Brewing’s Releases 2018 “Hot Chocolate Porter”

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

The Great Canadian Beer Festival (GCBF) recently released the full list of beers being poured at this year's festival. Every year I go through the list of and pick out the beers that interest me most. The problem with that is that I'm a huge beer nerd and am always looking for what is new…Read more My Top Picks Beer Picks for GCBF 2018 (Non-Beer Nerd Edition)

Ravens Brewing Releases Tune In Blackberry Ale

Ravens Brewing in Abbotsford, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Tune In. Tune In is a blackberry ale that was brewed in collaboration with the radio stations Country 107.1 and Star 98.3.  Partial Proceeds from the sale of this beer will be donated to Canuck Place children's hospice. Tune In is available now at the…Read more Ravens Brewing Releases Tune In Blackberry Ale

Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 16–22 (35 Beers)

Good news! We're all caught up and back on track for weekly updates on my thinly-veiled alcoholism! This week features lots of amazing bottles and cans at home, as well as drinks on draught at The Drake, Smiths, and The Guild. Bottles Backwoods Bastard (2018) by Founders Brewing Co. Notes of scotch, bourbon, peaty smoke,…Read more Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 16–22 (35 Beers)

Ravens Brewing Collaborates with Doan’s on Excitebeer Sour Weisse

Ravens Brewing in Abbotsford, BC has released a special collaboration with East Vancouver's Doan's Craft Brewing called Excitebeer. Excitebeer is a Berliner Weisse-style sour ale that was dry-hopped with citra, mosaic, and mandarina bavaria. Excitebeer is available now at the Ravens tasting room and cans will be shipping to select private liquor stores soon.

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!

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 11–17, 2018 (44 Beers)

Sorry it's been a while! I went to Vancouver for a few days, then went to Seattle for a bit, then the next week was Hopoxia. So much beer was drunk that I didn't have time for this. In fact, I drank a shit ton last week too... maybe I have a problem... Some of…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 11–17, 2018 (44 Beers)

Ravens Brewing Releases Rook Strawberry Rhubarb Sour

Ravens Brewing in Abbotsford, BC has released a limited-edition seasonal called Rook.* Rook is a sour wheat ale brewed with the addition of Fraser Valley strawberries and rhubarb, then hopped with Huell Melon. It is said to be refreshing and tart, balanced by big juicy aromas and flavours. Rook will be available this week at the Ravens tasting room…Read more Ravens Brewing Releases Rook Strawberry Rhubarb Sour