Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition

Hmmm, I realized that I did a big tasting notes post about a three weeks ago for The Drake San Diego day, then one for Farmouse Fest, but managed to skip everything in between. It's a slow day over here, so I decided to compile the rest. There's a lot of beers in here! Bottles…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition

Russell Brewing to Release Quartet of Limited Single Cans

Russel Brewing in Surrey, BC is set to release four single can limited edition seasonal beers. All fourbeers will be shipping to select private liquor stores soon. Mango Milkshake IPA This East Coast-style IPA is sweetened with fresh mango and lactose, then generously dry hopped with galaxy and mosaic. They say that it is sweet…Read more Russell Brewing to Release Quartet of Limited Single Cans

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 21–27 (36 Beers)

Well, here we are again! It's been another week of hard drinking and I've survived to tell the tale. I've had the usual bottles at home, cans in the park with a beautiful girl, who then accompanied me the the Canadian Alesmith launch at The Drake, then there was also a Rogue Ales tap Takeover…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 21–27 (36 Beers)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique Beers)

With no beer festivals or brewery crawls, were back down to a slightly more reasonable 27 unique beers this week... well, reasonable for me at least Don't judge me! Bottle and cans Rosé de Gambrinus (2016) by Brasserie Cantillon This was a young sample of the 2016 batch and was ripe with fresh and fruity…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique Beers)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 17–23

Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email. For a full list of events, check out my Facebook page July 17: Storm Tap Takeover St. Augustine's, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–1:00 Join the Storm crew at St. Augustine's on Monday, July 17th from 5pm until late for our…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 17–23

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Apr 24–30

This week sees the kick-off of BC cider week, so I've featured a number of those events here, as craft is still craft! If you are look for beer events, there are a number of brewmaster dinners going on, as well as several tastings, including one hosted by Adem Tepedelen, writer of Brewtal Truth Guide…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Apr 24–30

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 3–9 (26 beers)

I was planning a quiet week this week, but it looks like I managed to clock in another 26 beers. Enjoy this week's tasting notes! Bottles and cans Kool Koala by Twin Sails Brewing This double IPA was dry-hopped with huge amounts of Australian and New Zealand hops and had a thick tropical fruit and…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 3–9 (26 beers)