Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 6–12 (35 Beers)

OK, I guess that was another big week. I went over to Vancouver on Sunday and hit up a few breweries. Goodnight Sweet Prince by Twin Sails Brewing This was one of the best coffee stouts I've ever had. It had dark roast coffee flavour with just enough sweetness to offset the bitterness. It also…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Nov 6–12 (35 Beers)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 6–12

It's a bit of a quieter week this week, but we have a couple of big birthday bashes for both Twin Sails and Riot Brewing happening. I wish I could make it out! 🙁 Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email. For…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Nov 6–12

Twin Sails Releases Sack Lunch and Con Leche Batch #3

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody BC is set to release a brand new beer called Sack Lunch this weekend, along with a third batch of Con Leche. Sack Lunch This pale ale was fermented with Saccharomyces Trois, then generously dry hopped with a trio of Australian hops: Galaxy, Vic Secret, and Enigma. The Sacch…Read more Twin Sails Releases Sack Lunch and Con Leche Batch #3

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

This was a big week, with two tap takeovers and a pub crawl for my girlfriend's birthday, plus we drank quite a bit at home... Bottle & Cans Numbskull Ahtanum Edition by Lighthouse Brewing Company Floral nose with hoppy notes of grapefruit and peaches on the palate over a complex malt base. Finishes with earthy…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 9–15 (41 Uniques)

Twin Sails Releases Goodnight Sweet Prince Imperial Coffee Stout

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody BC has released a new tasting room-exclusive imperial coffee stout called Goodnight Sweet Prince. This big bodied stout weighs in at 9.2% ABV, which is very well masked by the huge coffee addition. The beer was conditioned on a blend of Ethiopian and Nicaraguan coffee to give it a…Read more Twin Sails Releases Goodnight Sweet Prince Imperial Coffee Stout

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 2–8

What a week. We're in full harvest mode right now, with tons of fresh hop and pumpkin beers in the mix! Bottles and Cans Surround by Stillwater Artisanal This imperial wheat stout had the aroma of cognac. The palate brought caramel, dark chocolate, molasses, smoke, and oak. It was full-bodied and chewy with a very…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Oct 2–8

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 9–15

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 Oct 6–13: Vancouver's North Shore Craft Beer Week North Vancouver, BC; 16:00–20:00 Welcome to the inaugural craft beer week on Vancouver's North Shore! This October 6-13,…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 9–15

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 25–Oct 1

This was a pretty big week. I received a a beer mail with lots of IPAs in it that were getting a little older than I generally like, so I had to work my way through them quickly. It's a hard life. Bottles & Cans Sartori Harvest (2017) by Driftwood Brewery This much-sought-after fresh-hopped IPA…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Sept 25–Oct 1

Twin Sails Releases Woke Up Like This and Two Straws Vanilla

Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody BC released two new beers this weekend: a new tasting room exclusive beer called Woke Up Like This and a vanilla variant of Two Straws. Woke Up Like This Woke Up Like This is an imperial spelt porter. This robust porter has a huge body and silkiness from the spelt,…Read more Twin Sails Releases Woke Up Like This and Two Straws Vanilla