Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 5–11, 2018 (36 Uniques)

Last week's tastings come courtesy of Island Beer & Spirit Festival, drinks at The Drake with some good friends, and several bottles and cans shared at home with my amazing girlfriend. Bottle & Cans Wake Up Dead Nitro by Left Hand Brewing Company Smooth and creamy on nitro! Roasty malts dominated the palate with notes…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 5–11, 2018 (36 Uniques)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Sept 18–24

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 Sept 18: Beer Launch for Vikram Vij's Weissen Trading Post Brewery, Langley, BC; 18:00–20:00 Be the first to taste Vikram's Weissen, a collaboration brew with My Shanti…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Sept 18–24

The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

There's a lot of great beers being served at this year's GCBF. With such a wide variety of brews on offer it can be a little overwhelming to chose what to try in the limited time available. I realize that not everyone is like me with the alcohol tolerance of a Norse god and a…Read more The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

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)

Craft Beer Events for the Week of Mar 20–26, 2017

There's quite a few events going on in BC this week, mostly in Victoria or Vancouver. Please let me know if you spot some more. 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…Read more Craft Beer Events for the Week of Mar 20–26, 2017

Salt Spring Island Ales Releases 2017 Batch of Earl Grey IPA

Saltspring Island Ales have released a new batch of one of their more unusual seasonal releases: their Earl Grey IPA. Infused with bergamot, this 7% British-style IPA has a flavourful balance of crisp hop bitterness and malty caramel sweetness, fronted by beautiful floral and citrus aromas. I had a couple of bottles of this one last…Read more Salt Spring Island Ales Releases 2017 Batch of Earl Grey IPA