BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. Jan 18: Driftwood Brewmasters Dinner 3.0 Crooked Goose Bistro, Saanich, BC; 18:00–21:00 Four courses, Five beers, $65 per person tax and tip included Event page   Jan 18: Beer Club with Yellow Dog Brewing Lucky's Liquor…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 Uniques)

Well, that was a busy week of boozing, with the Strange Fellows birthday bash, the Parallel 49 barley wine festival, Vancouver brewery hopping, a trip to The Drake, and a tasting. Sorry for the lack of pictures. I'm running out of server space! Draught Death Blow by Twin Sails Brewing—At the Parallel 49 Barley Wine…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 Uniques)

Parkside and Strange Fellows Collaborate on Strange Side

Parkside Brewery in Port Moody BC has released a special collaboration with Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver called Strange Side. Strange Side is a light and spicy Belgian blonde ale created for the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Four-packs and individual tall cans are available now at the Parkside tasting room and  select liquor stores…Read more Parkside and Strange Fellows Collaborate on Strange Side

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 4–10 (70 uniques)

This week's notes will be pretty brief, as I drank an insane amount of beers and a few of these were from memory alone. 🙂 Bottles & Cans El Cuatro by The Ale Apothecary Horseblanket on the nose. Plums and cherries on the palate with a touch of brandy and oak. Tart and funky. The…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 4–10 (70 uniques)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Dec 4–10

Dec 4: CAMRA Rare Beers for Christmas Craft Corner Kitchen, Penticton, BC; 18:30–20:30 Join CAMRA South Okanagan and JAKs at Cherry Lane on Monday, December 4th for a special holiday party at Craft Corner Kitchen. Chris and his team from JAKs at Cherry Lane will be providing a guided tasting of rare and high-end beers…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Dec 4–10

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)

Strange Fellows Releases Krampus 2017

Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver BC has released the 2017 version of Krampus. Krampus is a warming Belgian-style dubbel that pours a rich toffee colour and starts sweet with notes of dark chocolate, cherry, and pepper, followed by a soft, dry finish. If you don't know, Krampus is an Austro-Bavarian Alpine folklore character, described as "half-goat,…Read more Strange Fellows Releases Krampus 2017

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 20–26

Nov 21: Brewery vs. Winery Dinner CRAFT Beer Market, Vancouver, BC; 18:00–21:00 Brewery vs. Winery Dinner Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 Beer or wine? Why not have both at Craft Beer Market's twist on this annual event. Brewmaster Evan from Doan's Craft Brewing and Sommelier Brent from Blasted Church Vineyards will go head-to-head for each of…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 20–26

Strange Fellows Announces Little Red One Batch 2 (Fellowship Exclusive)

Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver BC has announced that Little Red One (Batch 2) will be the second release of their 2017 "Fellowship" series. Little Red One is a West Coast Lambic-style ale with black currants from the Fraser Valley, which has been barrel-aged for over a year and then bottle conditioned. This beer pours a…Read more Strange Fellows Announces Little Red One Batch 2 (Fellowship Exclusive)