Coast Mountain Collaborates with Steel & Oak on Alpine Wildflower Saison

Coast Mountain Brewing in Whistler, BC has released a special collaboration with Steel & Oak Brewing called Alpine Wildflower Saison. Alpine Wildflower Saison was brewed with Pilsner, Rye, and Spelt grains, EKG and Organic Chinook hops grown in Lillooet, BC and local Alpine Wildflowers. Alpine Wildflower Saison is available now in tall cans and on draught…Read more Coast Mountain Collaborates with Steel & Oak on Alpine Wildflower Saison

Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Rye Lager 2018

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster, BC has released a 2018 batch of their limited-edition Rye Lager. This crisp German-style lager is brewed with rye malt and noble hops. It is describes as being refreshingly smooth with a nice malt chewiness. Rye Lager is available now at the S&O tasting room. Bottles will ship to…Read more Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Rye Lager 2018

Steel & Oak Brewing to Release Picnic Blackberry & Lime Pale Ale

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster, BC is set to release a new seasonal beer called Picnic. Picnic was brewed with a malt base of barley, wheat and fluffy oats, then dry-hopped with Simcoe for notes of citrus, grapefruit, lemon, and pine. They then conditioned this pale ale on blackberries and key lime for added…Read more Steel & Oak Brewing to Release Picnic Blackberry & Lime Pale Ale

Steel & Oak Brewing Collaborates with Wander on Adjacent Honey Lager

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster, BC is set to release a special collaboration with Bellingham, WA's Wander Brewing called Adjacent. Adjacent is a rustic lager brewed with the addition of sumac and wildflower honey from our pals at the Honey Bee Centre. It is said to have a gentle sweetness on the nose,…Read more Steel & Oak Brewing Collaborates with Wander on Adjacent Honey Lager

Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Outdoorsy Pale Ale

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Outdoorsy. Outdoorsy is an incredibly smooth pale ale that was dry-hopped with a generous amount of Citra, Mosaic, Ariana, and Hallertau Blanc for notes of gooseberry, cassis, fresh pine,and citrus. Outdoorsy is available now at the Steel & Oak tasting room and…Read more Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Outdoorsy Pale Ale

Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—July 23–29

I meant to post this a the end of last week, but I got sick. Pity me! These tasting notes cover beers consumed between July 23—29, including The Drake's Thirsty Chef IV event and the West Coast Brewery Tours tap takeover at Smith pub. Bottles & Cans 120 Minute IPA (2018) by Dogfish Head Craft…Read more Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—July 23–29

Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Nebraska Corn Lager

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster, BC has released a new limited-edition seasonal called Nebraska Corn Lager. Corn provides and added complexity and drinkability to this endlessly crushable summertime lager. Mash and late-hopped with American Noble Loral, Nebraska has floral and herbal notes with a touch of citrus. It was lagered for an extensive amount…Read more Steel & Oak Brewing Releases Nebraska Corn Lager

Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 16–22 (35 Beers)

Good news! We're all caught up and back on track for weekly updates on my thinly-veiled alcoholism! This week features lots of amazing bottles and cans at home, as well as drinks on draught at The Drake, Smiths, and The Guild. Bottles Backwoods Bastard (2018) by Founders Brewing Co. Notes of scotch, bourbon, peaty smoke,…Read more Weekly Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Aug 16–22 (35 Beers)

Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition

Hmmm, I realized that I did a big tasting notes post about three weeks ago for The Drake's 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 El…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Huge Catch-Up Edition