Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Well, this is a very delayed edition on the (sort of) weekly tasting notes. This week's focuses on Famhouse Fest and all of the wonderful events surrounding it, including tap takeovers by Bellwoods Brewery, Modern Times, Aslan Brewing, and Blood Brothers Brewing. There were a few other great beers drunk in the week leading up…Read more Weekly Tasting Notes—Farmhouse Fest 2018 Edition!

Twin Sails Brewing Releases Stiff Peaks and Master PoMo

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody, BC has released two new limited-edition seasonal beers. Stiff Peaks – double milkshake IPA Stiff Peaks is the first entry in their new double milkshake series. Stiff Peaks was brewed with lactose and a light malt profile of Pilsner and wheat, then conditioned on a huge amount of raspberry, blueberry,…Read more Twin Sails Brewing Releases Stiff Peaks and Master PoMo

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 28–Jun 3, 2018

It's a big week with Vancouver Craft Beer Week in full swing! As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 29: 4th Anniversary Beer Release & Open House Main Street Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 16:00–21:00 We are turning 4 and want you to celebrate with…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 28–Jun 3, 2018

Twin Sails Brewing Releases Trio of New Beers

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody, BC released three new limited-edition seasonal beers last weekend. Brass Section – Dry-Hopped Saison Brass Section is a clean saison brewed in the French style. They built this recipe on a light, crackery malt bill consisting of French Pilsner and Wheat, which combines seamlessly with the light peppery spice…Read more Twin Sails Brewing Releases Trio of New Beers

Twin Sails and Boombox Release What Have You Done For Me Lately DDH IPA

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody, BC has released a special  collaboration with  Boombox Brewing called What Have You Done For Me Lately. What Have You Done For Me Lately is a DDH IPA. They started off with a malt base of Golden Promise and Maris Otter, which gave the beer a really expressive and bright…Read more Twin Sails and Boombox Release What Have You Done For Me Lately DDH IPA

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)

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 14–20, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 14–16: Pint of Science Victoria Multiple Locations, Victoria, BC Science talks in your local pub ! This year Victoria will host its first ever Pint of Science Festival! It will happen simultaneously in three venues.…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 14–20, 2018

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 30–May 6 (30 Beers)

This week featured a trip to The Drake for the anniversary and my first date with my girlfriend, Cinco de Mayo at Moon Under Water, a stop at Swans to try their new beers, and some hiking beers. Bottles & Cans Équinoxe Du Printemps (2018) by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! This maple scotch ale had…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 30–May 6 (30 Beers)

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)

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)