Persephone Releases 2018 Wee Heavy

Persephone Brewing in Gibsons BC has released the 2018 version of their seasonal Wee Heavy. Wee Heavy is a a rich, dark scotch ale with notes of toasted malt, plums, raisins, cherries, caramel, and molasses, along with a slight sweetness and warming sensation from the alcohol. Wee Heavy will be available soon at select private liquor stores…Read more Persephone Releases 2018 Wee Heavy

Beer Review: 150 Heritage Ale from Lighthouse Brewing

Lighthouse Brewing in Victoria BC recently released a special new beer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the confederation of Canada. Called 150 Heritage ale, this malt-forward wee heavy is infused with subtle notes of maple, smoke, and rye. ABV: 6.3% IBU: 14 SRM: 19 We Proudly join the rest of Canada in celebrating the…Read more Beer Review: 150 Heritage Ale from Lighthouse Brewing

Moon Under Water Releases Old Ale 2017

Moon Under Water brewpub has announced their new Ancient Ale series of barrel-aged beers. These hop-free, barrel-fermented ales will showcase ancient brews from different times and various places around the world. First up is Old Ale 2017. This Gaelic ale, circa 1700, was made with peated and smoked malts and barrel aged for a year before being blended with…Read more Moon Under Water Releases Old Ale 2017

4 Mile to Release 2017 Batches of Seasonal Thunder Bomber DIPA & Bourbon Oak Aged Scotch Ale

4 Mile Brewpub in Victoria BC has announced the release of two returning seasonal release: their Thunder Bomber double IPA and Braveheart Chest Beater bourbon oak aged scotch ale. Look out for them in stores this week and next, or pop into the pub and pick one up. Thunder Bomber double IPA 9% ABV 90 IBUs…Read more 4 Mile to Release 2017 Batches of Seasonal Thunder Bomber DIPA & Bourbon Oak Aged Scotch Ale

Advent Beer Review #15 Salty Scot Maple from Parallel 49

From the label: Strong in alcohol and with enough salt to give it some kick. Salty Scot is now more polite and better at hockey than ever before. This Canadian import pairs well with pancakes and back bacon. This beer pours out a deep maple syrup colour, with two fingers foamy cream coloured head that sticks around a long time and…Read more Advent Beer Review #15 Salty Scot Maple from Parallel 49

7 Phillips Seasonal Beers I want to See Again This Winter

We all know the brewers at Phillips pretty much have ADHD when it comes to seasonal beers—they'll make the most amazing seasonal beer you've ever tasted and after a month it gone and they never make it again. The saving grace for those who love these beers has been the annual Snowcase, but if you…Read more 7 Phillips Seasonal Beers I want to See Again This Winter