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

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 28–Jun 3, 2018

It's a big week with Vancouver Craft Beer Week in full swing! As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 29: 4th Anniversary Beer Release & Open House Main Street Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 16:00–21:00 We are turning 4 and want you to celebrate with…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 28–Jun 3, 2018

BC Breweries Take home 9 Awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup

The  2018 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® was held  at Music City Center in Nashville this week and the conference concluded with the presentation of the World Beer Cup awards. Beers were judged during six sessions over a period of three days by an elite panel of 295 judges who tasted 8,234 beers from 33 countries. This year 2,515…Read more BC Breweries Take home 9 Awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: April 9–15, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. Apr 19: Unappreciated Lagers Vessel Liquor, Victoria, BC; 18:30–20:00 Explore the world of BEER with the Thirsty Writer, Joe Wiebe. Once each month, Joe shares insights into a different style of beer with us. Taste through…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: April 9–15, 2018

Craft Beer Tasting Notes, Bonus Double Edition! (92 Beers)

I was so busy last week that I didn't have time to put my notes up, so here's a double dose! This features Oregon Day at The Drake, the P49 Blue Brother tap takeover at Smiths, a bottle share, a pub crawl, and just general boozing. There'a heck of a lot, so these are pretty…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes, Bonus Double Edition! (92 Beers)

Ravens Brewing Releases Andromeda Galaxy IPA

Ravens Brewing in Abbotsford, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Andromeda. Andromeda is a  100% Galaxy hopped IPA with moderate bitterness, a soft mouthfeel, and an abundance of citrus and tropical fruit flavour. It is said to be the perfect balance between between Northeast and West Coast IPA style. Andromeda is available now at…Read more Ravens Brewing Releases Andromeda Galaxy IPA

Ravens Brewing Releases 2018 Oldhand Coffee IPA

Ravens Brewing in Abbotsford BC has announced the release of the 2018 version of their Oldhand coffee IPA. Oldhand coffee IPA combines the bright, juicy tropical flavours and aromas of Mosaic and Amarillo hops with delicately roasted Kenyan coffee, which provides caramel, grapefruit, and blackcurrant, characteristics. With an assertive bitter back bone, they say that…Read more Ravens Brewing Releases 2018 Oldhand Coffee IPA

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018

Jan 30: Beer Club – Driftwood Brewery The Landing Liquor Store, Nanimo, BC; 19:00–22:00 Driftwood Brewery form Victoria will be here to present their wares on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 @ 7pm. Please contact the store via phone, messenger, or email in order to reserve your spot as space is very limited! Event page Jan…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018