Field House Collaborates with Steel & Oak on Coolship Collab 3: Wild Dark Currant Sour

Field House Brewing in Abbotsford BC is releasing the third of it's four coolship collaborations. This time they collaborated with Steel & Oak on a wild dark currant sour. This dark sour was steeped in their copper coolship with 30lbs of dried organic currants to release the sweet and tart characteristics of this intense black fruit.…Read more Field House Collaborates with Steel & Oak on Coolship Collab 3: Wild Dark Currant Sour

Île Sauvage Brewing to Open in Victoria by Late Summer 2017

Later this summer, Victoria's Rock Bay district will be gaining its sixth brewery, when Île Sauvage Brewing Co. opens its doors at 2960 Bridge St, in the building formerly occupied by Pizzeria Prima Strada. The brewery is a join venture between head brewer Stephane Turcotte and two of his close friends who share his passion for great beer. They…Read more Île Sauvage Brewing to Open in Victoria by Late Summer 2017

Four Winds Brewing Rebrands Berliner Weisse to Sour Weisse

Four Winds Brewing in Delta BC has announced the return of their seasonal Berliner Weisse, with the added surprise that they have renamed it to Sour Weisse. I'm not sure why they changed the name, as their old marketing material claimed that it was brewed in revernce of the old world sour wheat ales of Berlin. They…Read more Four Winds Brewing Rebrands Berliner Weisse to Sour Weisse

Advent Beer Review #21: Rock the Bells from Parallel 49

From the label: Rock the Bells Cranberry Sour Ale is a tart and crisp ale, stuffed with cranberry flavour and a hint of brett. Stats: ABV: 7%; IBU: 20 This beer pours out a hazy amber-red colour with half a finger of beige head that dissipates quickly and leaves no lacing. The nose is cranberries, cherries, strawberry, biscuit malt,…Read more Advent Beer Review #21: Rock the Bells from Parallel 49

Advent Beer Review #12: Red Racer Southern Cross Kiwi Kettle Sour from Central City

From the label: While we are dreaming of a white Christmas , the only thing blanketing the ground south of the equator is white sand on pristine beaches , take a trip below the equator with the Southern Cross Kiwi Sour where sour tartness is paired with a mild kiwi sweetness and tropical fruit twist…Read more Advent Beer Review #12: Red Racer Southern Cross Kiwi Kettle Sour from Central City