Twin Sails Releases Flex Mex Aztec Imperial Stout

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody BC has released their new new limited-edition Flex Mex Aztec imperial stout. Flex Mex uses with Str8 Flexin' as a base and was conditioned an Aztec inspired spice blend of Ancho Chili, Cinnamon, Cocoa, and Vanilla. They say that the ancho provides a delicate dark fruit and raisin character along…Read more Twin Sails Releases Flex Mex Aztec Imperial Stout

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 5–11, 2018 (36 Uniques)

Last week's tastings come courtesy of Island Beer & Spirit Festival, drinks at The Drake with some good friends, and several bottles and cans shared at home with my amazing girlfriend. Bottle & Cans Wake Up Dead Nitro by Left Hand Brewing Company Smooth and creamy on nitro! Roasty malts dominated the palate with notes…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Feb 5–11, 2018 (36 Uniques)

Backcountry Collaborates with Twin Sails on Stop Short Imperial Stout

Backcountry Brewing in Squamish BC has released a special collaboration with Twin Sails Brewing called Stop Short. Stop Short is an adjunct imperial stout, conditioned with coffee, coconut and a hint of chai spice. Despite it's 9% ABV, this beer is said to be immensely drinkable. This limited release is available on tap and in…Read more Backcountry Collaborates with Twin Sails on Stop Short Imperial Stout

Twin Sails Releases Str8 Flexin’ 2018

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody BC ha announced the release of the 2018 version of their seasonal Str8 Flexin'  imperial stout. Str8 Flexin' is a big, full bodied stout. The carbonation level was kept low, leaving the mouthfeel silky and rich. It has huge aromas of chocolate fudge on the nose and balanced roasted espresso…Read more Twin Sails Releases Str8 Flexin’ 2018

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)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 22–28, 2018

Oh dang. The Drake really brought it this week. They hosted a Seattle tap takeover featuring beers from Holy Mountain, Cloudburst, and Engine House No. 9. The list was amazing. My girlfriend and I worked through tasters of the whole menu, then went back the next day for glasses of our favorites! An Afternoon in…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 22–28, 2018

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 15–21 (31 Uniques)

'twas another week filled with great craft beer. I tried 31 different beers this week, many at home, but several at the Spinnakers barrel-aged beer release and a few down at Smiths pub. Draught Fig Deal Barley Wine by Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub—at Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses This English-style barley wine had notes of figs,…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 15–21 (31 Uniques)

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 8–14, 2018 (26 Uniques)

Last week was a good week of boozing. The quantity wasn't huge this week, but the quality was amazing. Huge thanks to Copper & Theory for their amazing European beer tap takeover at Moon Under Water. Bottles & Cans Cherry Foreword by Coalesce Brewing Funky, sour and fruity with big cherry notes along with grainy…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 8–14, 2018 (26 Uniques)

Coalesce Brewing Releases Plum Foreword and Lou

Coalesce Brewing in Port Moody BC has released a new plum variant of their Foreword barrel-aged mixed fermentation ale as well as a new witbier called Lou. Plum Foreword is a mixed fermentation ale that was aged in oak barrels for five months before being refermented on 180g/L of organic Elephant Heart plums from Sapo…Read more Coalesce Brewing Releases Plum Foreword and Lou

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7

What a week! I drank so many amazing beers at The Drake's Wild & Sour day, along with tons of fantastic beers at home. Keeping the party going into the New Year! 😉 The Drake's Wild & Sour event Gueuze Tilquin – Draft Version by Gueuzerie Tilquin Tart, sour, and funky with notes yes of…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 1–7