Craft Beer Tasting Notes: May 7–13 (24 Beers)

This was a much lighter week. I'm trying to lose a bit of weight. Lots of beers at home, with a quick stop at The Drake and Smiths, though I did get dragged to Yates Street Tap House (urgh).   Bottles & Cans ...As If (with Brett) by Twin Sails Brewing This Chardonnay barrel aged…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes: May 7–13 (24 Beers)

Strathcona Collaborates with Tofino on Power Slides and Cheater 5’s

Strathcona Brewing in Vancouver, BC has announced a special collaboration with Tofino Brewing called Power Slides and Cheater 5’s. Power Slides and Cheater 5’s is a dry-hopped lager brewed with with flaked rice and corn. It was hopped with Saaz, Hallertau Mittlefruh, Sorachi Ace, and touch of Citra-Cryo hops. They say that it has slight floral notes, a…Read more Strathcona Collaborates with Tofino on Power Slides and Cheater 5’s

Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Apr 16–22 (28 Beers)

This week is mostly brought to you by light sessionable beers, as I went camping at French Beach for a few days and we mostly drank from wake till sleep. 😀 Bottle & Cans Sang Noir (2015) by Cascade Brewing Company A wonderfully complex dark sour with notes of cherries, plums, dark fruit, molasses, port,…Read more Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Apr 16–22 (28 Beers)

Strathcona Releases All That and Then Some Pale Ale

Strathcona Brewing in Vancouver BC has released a new limited-edition beer called All That and Then Some. All That and Then Some is a variant of their All That pale ale brewed with pilsner and white wheat malts, and Mosaic hops. They also added Citra, Simcoe, and Sorachi Ace hops to further enhance the citrus character.…Read more Strathcona Releases All That and Then Some Pale Ale

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018 (30 Uniques)

This week's drinking featured a Strathcon Beer tap takeover at Smiths Pub, then birthday drinks for a friend's birthday, with trips to Swans and Smiths. Then it all wrapped up with sunday dinner at Heron Rock Bistro, who have a pretty amazing tap list! Bottles & Cans Double Infinity (Citra) by Superflux Beer Company The…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018 (30 Uniques)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018

Jan 30: Beer Club – Driftwood Brewery The Landing Liquor Store, Nanimo, BC; 19:00–22:00 Driftwood Brewery form Victoria will be here to present their wares on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 @ 7pm. Please contact the store via phone, messenger, or email in order to reserve your spot as space is very limited! Event page Jan…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018