Coal Harbour Releases Woodland Sour Saison and Market Saturation IPA

Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver BC has released two new seasonal beers: Woodland sour Saison and Market Saturation IPA.

Woodland Sour Saison is a a sour take on their French saison, with orange peel, coriander, and Szechuan peppercorns. It is available now in 650ml bombers at select retailers across BC.

5.25% ABV

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Market Saturation IPA brings a tropical bouquet of tangerine, pineapple and melon to a full bodied base of barley, wheat & oats. It is available now in 4-pack tall cans at select retailers across BC shortly.

7.25% ABV

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Mount Arrowsmith Releases Sea-Run Saison

Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company in Parksville BC has announced the release of their first seasonal offering: Sea-Run Saison.

Sea-Run Saison is a traditional Belgian Farmhouse Ale brewed with dual French and Belgian yeast strains. This light, spicy, and fruit flavoured beer is said to make for the ultimate summer evening companion.

Sea-Run will be available beginning this Thursday at their tasting room!

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Dageraad Collaborates with Upright on Rhythm Section

Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby BC has released a special collaboration with Portland’s Upright Brewing called Rhythm Section.

Rhythm Section is described as being a a subtly spiced saison—a beer you could drink because you’re thirsty, or one you could spend time with your nose stuck in the glass, pondering its intricate and delicate complexity.

Rhythm Section is an expression of both breweries’ mutual love of experimenting with spices and other unusual brewing ingredients. The elements of this balance, nuanced beer work as a unit, each contributing their part without dominating the conversation.

I got a chance to try this one out at this year’s Farmhouse Fest and thought that it was a wonder beer for enjoying in the warm, sunny weather.

Rythym Section is available now at the Dageraad tasting room and bottle swill begin popping up in select private liquor stores next week.

ABV: 5% / IBU: NA

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Four Winds La Maison Saison Now in Cans

Four Winds Brewing in Delta BC has added La Maison Wild Saison its line-up of 6-packs of 355ml cans, along with Elementary LagerFeatherweight IPA, and Vélo.

There’s pretty much no better choice for your summer beach, camping, and hiking adventures!

A delicately light body with a pale golden hue, this dry table Saison is brewed with spelt and rye and then fermented with wild yeast for notes of pepper and tropical fruit.

4.5% / 30 IBUs

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Steel & Oak Releases Coorinna Oceanic-Inspired Saison

Steel & Oak Brewing in  New Westminster BC has released a new seasonal beer called Coorinna.

Coorinna is brewed with wild harvested Tasmanian pepper berries and a collection of New Zealand hop varietals, which contribute notes of fresh cracked pepper, citrus, tropical fruit, lime, and lemon zest to this oceanic-inspired saison. It finishes crisp and dry with a touch of spice.

Coorinna is available now at the Steel & Oak tasting room and is making it’s way to private liquor stores across BC this week.

4.8% ABV / 21 IBU

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Moon Under Water Releases 2017 Edition of Tempus Corvi

Moon Under Water in Victoria BC is preparing to release a 2017 batch of Tempus Corvi. Released once every 2 years, this barrel fermented sour saison was originally brewed in collaboration with local award winning homebrewer, Dave Janssen.

Taking inspiration from traditional saison brewers of Belgium and revivalist brewers of North America, Tempus Corvi is a mixed-fermentation saison. They let this saison rest for 5 months in French oak wine barrels where the activity of a diverse collection of Saccharomyces and Brettanomyces yeasts and lactic acid bacteria transformed the beer, adding sourness and additional complexity. With its bright acidity and light body, Tempus Corvi is a refreshing beer ready to drink now or be cellared for continued development along its own course.

Tempus Corvi will be released at the brewery on June 24 and will be available on tap and in limited cork and cage bottles while it lasts!

6.4% ABV | N/A IBU | 1.001 FG

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