BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 30–Nov 5

Sorry I skipped last week, I was on vacation in Portland. Lots of great beer was drunk! 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 31: Boneyard Brewing Halloween Tap Takeover! Portland…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 30–Nov 5

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)

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 16–22

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 16: Training Post: Big Beer Trading Post Brewing, Langley, BC; 19:00–22:00 Gary Lohin from Central City Brewers + Distillers will be in the Tasting Room…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Oct 16–22

Vancouver Island Brewing Releases Hermmanator 2017 and Royston Rye IPA

Vancouver Island Brewing has released the 2017 version of their fall/winter seasonal Hermmanator Ice Bock and their new Royston Rye IPA. Both beers are available at Government and private liquor stores throughout BC. Hermmanator Ice Bock Hermannator is a German-style Eisbock named in tribute to one of Vancouver Island Brewery's original brewmaster. Hermannator takes over three months to produce,…Read more Vancouver Island Brewing Releases Hermmanator 2017 and Royston Rye IPA

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)

VIB Collaborates with Gladstone on Burton Ale

Vancouver Island Brewing from Victoria BC and Gladstone Brewing from Courtney BC are set to release a special collaboration called Burton Ale. The Burton ale is an amber ale that originates in 16th century Burton-on-Trent, England and acted as the inspiration for modern IPAs. Burton Ale will be available to sample at GCBF 2017 and…Read more VIB Collaborates with Gladstone on Burton Ale

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

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25

Another week, another 27 unique beers. I shall soon be the king of Untappd! Bottle & Cans Smoked Hefeweizen by Steel & Oak Brewing Co. Lightly smokey and wheaty, with banana notes from the yeast and a dry finish. I'd actually like a little more smoke, but I'm weird like that. Royal City Ale by…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 19–25

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of June 26–July 2

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 27: Hoyne Brewmaster's Seafood Feast Crooked Goose Bistro, Victoria BC; 18:00–21:00; $65 June 27: Beer Club Meeting! With Red Arrow The Landing…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of June 26–July 2