Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition

Hmmm, I realized that I did a big tasting notes post about a three weeks ago for The Drake San Diego day, then one for Farmouse Fest, but managed to skip everything in between. It's a slow day over here, so I decided to compile the rest. There's a lot of beers in here! Bottles…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 23–29 (46 Beers)

Well then, I honestly didn't mean to go out much this week, but then got invited to two bottle shares, went out for drinks with some friends and my friend put on a Moylan's tap takeover, so I kinda had to go... right? Also, I dropped in at the new Phillips tasting room, which is…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 23–29 (46 Beers)

BC Breweries Take home 9 Awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup

The  2018 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® was held  at Music City Center in Nashville this week and the conference concluded with the presentation of the World Beer Cup awards. Beers were judged during six sessions over a period of three days by an elite panel of 295 judges who tasted 8,234 beers from 33 countries. This year 2,515…Read more BC Breweries Take home 9 Awards at the 2018 World Beer Cup

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 12–18 (34 Beers)

Another week of solid boozing, including a Powell and Yellow Dog tap takeover at Smiths Pub, the Dark Beer & Chocolate Soiree at The Drake, and a few other bits and pieces. Bottles & Cans Guldenberg (2017) by Brouwerij De Ranke This Belgian-style tripel was light and fruity with notes of stone fruit, grape, floral…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 12–18 (34 Beers)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 20–26 (36 Beers)

Sorry for the brevity of this week's notes. Normally I flesh them out a bit, but my girlfriend just got back from a month-long trip and you know, priorities... Bottle & Cans Snowball Saison by To Øl This bottle was couple of years old, so the hops had fallen off a bit. It had horse…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 20–26 (36 Beers)

Steamworks Releases Barrel-Aged Scarlet 2017

Steamworks Brewing in Vancouver BC has announced the second release from barrel-aged series, called Scarlet 2017. Scarlet is a rye barley wine that was carefully aged for months in Woodford Reserve rye whiskey barrels, resulting in a vibrant red brew with rich flavours and a warming finish. limited quantities of 650ml bombers of Scarlet will…Read more Steamworks Releases Barrel-Aged Scarlet 2017

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 11–17 (39 Uniques)

Sorry I skipped the previous week. The GCBF madness prohibited me from taking notes. This was a pretty bit week, but several were shared with my girlfriend, so it's not as bad as it looks. Sorry, there's a couple of pumpkin beers in here. Assemblage Numéro 6 by Brasserie Dunham Tart and fruity with rich…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 11–17 (39 Uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique Beers)

With no beer festivals or brewery crawls, were back down to a slightly more reasonable 27 unique beers this week... well, reasonable for me at least Don't judge me! Bottle and cans Rosé de Gambrinus (2016) by Brasserie Cantillon This was a young sample of the 2016 batch and was ripe with fresh and fruity…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug 14–20 (27 Unique Beers)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Aug 14–20, 2017

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 Aug 17: Night Owl Launch Party Callister Brewing Company, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–21:00 Come celebrate at the Night Owl Brewing Launch Party Thursday August 17. Music, food…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Aug 14–20, 2017