Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 18–24 ( 23 Uniques)

Well, it looks like I didn't go out for beers once this week. I just drank lots of beer at home and shared a few with my wonderful girlfriend when she came over. Old Embalmer (2012) by Widmer Brothers Brewing I aged this barleywine for five years! It had had rich malty notes of caramel,…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 18–24 ( 23 Uniques)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 24–30

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 July 25: Unibroue Brewmasters Dinner Crooked Goose Bistro, Victoria, BC; 18:00–21:00 5 Beers 4 Courses Unibroue beer inspired and paired dinner. Limited space, reservations required, $65/person.…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 24–30

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 10–16

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 July 10: Training Post: Beer 101 Trading Post Brewing, Langley, BC; 19:00–20:00 New to craft beer or just want to learn more? Training Post has got…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 10–16

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jun 12–18

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 June 13: YYJ Easts St. Ann's Academy, Victoria BC; 17:00–19:00 SOLD OUT! Please contact us at 250-383-7191 or chamber@victoriachamber.ca to be placed on…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jun 12–18

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 3–9 (26 beers)

I was planning a quiet week this week, but it looks like I managed to clock in another 26 beers. Enjoy this week's tasting notes! Bottles and cans Kool Koala by Twin Sails Brewing This double IPA was dry-hopped with huge amounts of Australian and New Zealand hops and had a thick tropical fruit and…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes— Apr 3–9 (26 beers)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 13–19 (30 Beers)

Here's last week's tasting notes. Sorry it's a little late. I'm still fighting the dregs of the flu and it takes a while to do notes on 30 beers! If you want to follow my developing alcoholism in real-time, feel free to follow me on Untappd. 🙂 Grand Cru (aged 5 years)—North Coast Brewing Company…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 13–19 (30 Beers)

What to Try at the 8th Annual Island Beer Festival

The Strathcona Hotel is hosting the 8th annual Island Beer Fest on Saturday February 25 from 1pm-7pm. While there are still a couple of surprises in stock, this is pretty much a full list of the beers being served. The line-up is looking pretty decent. It looks like there may be a couple of casks on…Read more What to Try at the 8th Annual Island Beer Festival