Moody Ales Russian Imperial Stout Now in Tall Cans

Moody Ales from Port Moody B.C. has announced that the standard version of their Russian imperial stout is now available in tall cans. This Russian Imperial Stout is brewed in the English tradition—high gravity and highly hopped to balance the sweetness of the malt, producing notes of chocolate, raisin & coffee. This is actually their first…Read more Moody Ales Russian Imperial Stout Now in Tall Cans

Trading Post Collaborates with Full Barrel on Sessionable Russian Imperial Stout

Trading Post Brewing in Langley BC has released their new Sessionable Russian Imperial Stout. Brewed in collaboration with the Langley homebrew club, Full Barrel Brewing, this "Sessionable" Russian imperial stout produces big flavours while having a low ABV for the style. It has aromas of brown sugar and dried fruit with rich flavours of bourbon…Read more Trading Post Collaborates with Full Barrel on Sessionable Russian Imperial Stout

Parallel 49 Releases 2018 Russian Imperial Stout

Parallel 49 Brewing in Vancouver BC has released the 2018 vintage of its winter seasonal Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout. This RIS boasts big flavours of chocolate, coffee and roast malt. It has been aged for three months in fresh whiskey barrels from Colorado, giving it a light vanilla finish without being too overpowering. Russian Imperial…Read more Parallel 49 Releases 2018 Russian Imperial Stout

Bomber to Release Bourbon Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout and Choqulette Porter

Bomber Brewing in Vancouver BC has announced the release of a special limited version of their Russian Imperial Stout that has been aged for over six months in Heaven Hill Distillery bourbon barrels. In addition, they have released a new batch of the bourbon barrel-aged version of Choqulette Porter.   Both of beers are available now at…Read more Bomber to Release Bourbon Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout and Choqulette Porter

Main Street Releases Stag & Pheasant 2017 and Barrel-aged Variant

Main Street Brewing in Vancouver BC has released the 2017 version of their seasonal Stag & Pheasant imperial stout, as well its very limited barrel-aged variant. For this year's barrel-aged version they used Heaven Hills bourbon barrels, which they say imparted hints of bourbon and oak that mingle beautifully with the roasted, chocolate, and smoked malts. The…Read more Main Street Releases Stag & Pheasant 2017 and Barrel-aged Variant

Beer Review: Driftwood’s Singularity 2015 (Cellar Aged for Two Years)

I was already very excited about The Drake's 3rd Annual Dark Beer & Chocolate event. Then they posted that they had been aging a keg of Driftwood's Singularity from 2015 in their cellar, which they were going to open just for this event. Well, I couldn't have been more thrilled. I have one of these…Read more Beer Review: Driftwood’s Singularity 2015 (Cellar Aged for Two Years)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 16–22

New feature! I drink a lot of beer (it's not a problem if you have a beer blog!), so don't have enough time to do a  full review of every beer I drink and untappd is quite limiting with its character limited, so I've decided to do tasting notes for all of the beers I try…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 16–22

Moody Ales Releases Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout 2017

Moody Ales from Port Moody B.C. has announced the release of a bourbon barrel aged version of their Russian imperial stout that took 3rd place at the 2016 BC Beer Awards in the North American porter and stout category. The beer is currently available on tap (no growler fills) and in bombers (max 4) from the…Read more Moody Ales Releases Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout 2017

R&B Releases Ursos Arctos Russian Imperial Stout

R&B Brewing has just released their Ursos Arctos Russian Imperial Stout. This 10.4% behemoth is available at the R&B tap room now and will be arriving at private liquor stores soon. Rod Hughes, head brewer describes the ale: "We wanted to produce a full flavored Russian Imperial Stout with complexity in dark malt character that was…Read more R&B Releases Ursos Arctos Russian Imperial Stout