BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. Jan 18: Driftwood Brewmasters Dinner 3.0 Crooked Goose Bistro, Saanich, BC; 18:00–21:00 Four courses, Five beers, $65 per person tax and tip included Event page   Jan 18: Beer Club with Yellow Dog Brewing Lucky's Liquor…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 15–21, 2018

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

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 Uniques)

Well, that was a busy week of boozing, with the Strange Fellows birthday bash, the Parallel 49 barley wine festival, Vancouver brewery hopping, a trip to The Drake, and a tasting. Sorry for the lack of pictures. I'm running out of server space! Draught Death Blow by Twin Sails Brewing—At the Parallel 49 Barley Wine…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Dec 11–17 (88 Uniques)

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)

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

Yellow Dog Releases Alpha Dog Fresh Hop Pale Ale 2017

Yellow Dog Brewing in Vancouver BC has released the 2017 version of their fall seasonal Alpha Dog fresh hop pale ale. Alpha Dog was brewed with Pale, Munich, and Crystal malt and hopped with 100% fresh Citra hops Alpha Dog is available now at the Yellow Dog tasting room with a limit of three 4-packs…Read more Yellow Dog Releases Alpha Dog Fresh Hop Pale Ale 2017

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Sept 11–17

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 Sept 12–14: Craft Beer Business Fundamentals Whistler Learning Centre, Whistler, BC; 08:30–3:00 Love craft beer? Simon Fraser University will be delivering Craft Beer Business Fundamentals -…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Sept 11–17