Episode 144 – Another Beer Co.

In this episode we sit down with Alex and Clete at abc, (another beer co), to learn a bit about the companies origins and their first year in operation. We taste some of their current offerings, and get some good stories. Tune in for another on location special episode of Pacific Beer Chat. Podcaster Involved: … Continue reading Episode 144 – Another Beer Co.

Episode 143 – Ace Brewing

  On this episode Pacific Beer Chat's crew sat down to a selection of beer from Ace Brewing out of Courtenay BC on Vancouver Island. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Carnell of Pacific Beer Chat Jordan of Pitt Craft Beer Dad Cam of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum … Continue reading Episode 143 – Ace Brewing

Episode 142 – Fraser Mills Fermentation Co

On this episode we finally get to check out Warren's new Brewery Fraser Mills Fermentation. This is a brewery, cidery and at some point a meadery. Listen in to hear about their beer, cider and whats to come. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Carnell of Pacific Beer Chat … Continue reading Episode 142 – Fraser Mills Fermentation Co

Episode 141 – Old Yale Regional IPA Mixer

  On this episode the crew hooked up on Zoom to sample the Regional IPA Mixed pack from Old Yale Brewery. The mixer is part of their Trailblazer Series. Tune in to learn more. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Carnell of Pacific Beer Chat Jordan of Pitt Craft Beer … Continue reading Episode 141 – Old Yale Regional IPA Mixer

Pacific Beer Chat – Pint Counterpint 2

  This episode of Pint Counterpint Carnell and Dan discuss 4 burning questions. What brewery is a Boomber Brewery? Who is the worst person in the brewery? What is the worst thing you hear in a brewery? Who is going to close? Podcasters Involved: Carnell of Pacific Beer Chat Dan of TMFDJ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Episode 140 – Four Winds Pils Pack

https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/26669360/download.mp3   This episode the crew was back on Zoom to discuss the Four Winds Brewing collaborative Pils Pack that they produced with Dageraad Brewing, House of Funk Brewing, Fernie Brewing and Superflux Beer Company.  Tune in to hear all about it. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Steve of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser … Continue reading Episode 140 – Four Winds Pils Pack

Episode 139 – COVID-19 Feat. Jorden Foss

  The crew is back now on Zoom to discuss the ins and outs of the Covid-19 pandemic and how consumers can help keep local breweries and local businesses open during this crazy time.   We had the pleasure of having Jorden Foss of Steel & Oak Brewing an Beer Life podcast on for this discussion. … Continue reading Episode 139 – COVID-19 Feat. Jorden Foss

Episode 138 – Sunshine Coast Beers

  On this episode the crew sampled brews and a Gin from the Sunshine Coast in BC.  The drinks included Tapworks Brewing's Out of Bounds Tart IPA and HWY 102 Oatmeal Stout, 101 Brewhouse and Distillery Tall Faller Hazy IPA and their 101 Gin.  Tune in to hear all about them. Podcaster Involved: Mike G … Continue reading Episode 138 – Sunshine Coast Beers

Episode 137 – Mad Laboratory Distilling

  On this episode Mike had the chance to talk with Scott of Mad Laboratory Distilling our of South Vancouver.  Tune in to hear about their spirits and their current project making  alcohol wipes to help combat Covid-19. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Scott of Mad Laboratory Distilling. Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram  

Episode 136 – Kamloops Beers

On this episode Mike shared a selection of beers from the city of Kamloops in the Thompson Valley of British Columbia.  These included beers from Alchemy Brewing, Red Collar Brewing and Iron Road Brewing.  Tune in and learn about the brews. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Jordan … Continue reading Episode 136 – Kamloops Beers

Episode 135 – Coffee Beers

  On this episode we sat down to a selection of coffee beers.  Three beers were collaborations for Hopwired Festival 2020 and one collab not poured at the festival.  We enjoyed Untitled Coffee Gose from Russell Brewing, To Be Frank Coffee Stout from Vice & Virtue Brewing, Peche Mortel from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel and … Continue reading Episode 135 – Coffee Beers

Episode 133 – Hopwired 2020

  On this episode Mike headed out to Hopwired  Festival an indie beer and artisan coffee festival.  Each beer at the festival has been paired brewed using a small coffee roasters coffee with the majority of the beers being made specifically for this festival.  Beers came from as far East as Quebec and as far … Continue reading Episode 133 – Hopwired 2020

Episode 131 – Steve’s Selections

  On this episode Steve brought a selection of beers he just wanted to try.  Those included beer from Moody Ales, Bridge Brewing, Lighthouse Brewing, Modern Times and Twin Sails Brewing. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Pacific Beer Chat Steve of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Cam of Pacific Beer Chat … Continue reading Episode 131 – Steve’s Selections

Episode 130 – Persephone Brewing

  On this episode we sat down to a selection of beers from Persephone Brewing out of Gibsons BC.   The beers were Pink Guava Sour, Mocha Porter and their 2017 Barley Wine. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Pacific Beer Chat Steve of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Cam of Pacific Beer … Continue reading Episode 130 – Persephone Brewing

Episode 129 – A Decade of Change

  On this episode Carnell talks about some of the breweries that have been most impactful around Metro Vancouver.  The beers we discussed are Parallel 49 Brewing Ruby Trears, Dageraad Brewing Amber, Boombox Brewing Don't Call it a Comeback Double IPA and Field House Brewing Dark Sour. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell … Continue reading Episode 129 – A Decade of Change

Episode 128 – Homebrew, Ravens and White Sails

  On this episode we sit down to a pair of home brew from Cam including a Pale Ale and a Bourbon oak aged Russian Imperial Stout as well as Ravens Brewing Birds Aren't Real Wild Farmhouse Ale and White Sails Brewing Barrel Aged Belgian Black. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Pacific … Continue reading Episode 128 – Homebrew, Ravens and White Sails

Episode 127 – Bells and Jam

  On this episode we sat down to two brews from Bell's Brewery Black Notes Broubon Barrel Stout 2017, Expedition Stout and then the collab between Twin Sails Brewing and House of Funk Brewing Jock Jams. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Pacific Beer Chat Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine … Continue reading Episode 127 – Bells and Jam

Episode 126 – Silver Valley Brewing

  On this episode we had the honor of having Kevin of Silver Valley Brewing back on the show at our home base.  Tune in to learn all about his Piece of Pie Salted Butter Pecan Stout a collaboration with Good Buddy Brewing, Super Massive Black Hole Coffee Bourbon Stout, Madness Double IPA and his … Continue reading Episode 126 – Silver Valley Brewing

Episode 125 – Strange fellows Fellowship Year 1

  On this episode we sit down to 4 brews from the Fellowship club at Strange Fellows.  This was the first Fellowship club. Tune in to find out more about the beers! Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Steve H of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazing Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram  

Episode 124 – Variety Pack

  On this episode we sit down to a selection of brews from 4 different breweries including Twin Sails Brewing, Love Shack Libations, 9 Mile Legacy and Wild Ambition Brewing. Tune in to find out more about the beers! Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Steve H of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats … Continue reading Episode 124 – Variety Pack

Episode 123 – Maritime Beer Exchange

  On this episode of Pacific Beer Chat we sat down to a group of beers coming from the Maritime Provinces of Canada.  These beers came via trades with both the Atlantic Canada Beer Blog and 902 Brewcast.  Beers from Church Brewing Co, North Brewing, 2 Crows Brewing and Trailway Brewing. Tune in to find … Continue reading Episode 123 – Maritime Beer Exchange

Episode 121 – BC Beer Awards Recap

On this episode we continue to talk about the BC Beer awards. This episode they recap the awards and what their musings. Podcaster Involved: Carnell of Breward Inlet Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazing Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Episode 120 – BC Beer Awards

  2019 was the 10th Anniversary of the BC Beer Awards.  The event took place on October 19, 2019 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver.  Tune in to learn all about it. For the full winners list click here. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Breward Inlet Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum … Continue reading Episode 120 – BC Beer Awards

Episode 118 – Wild Ambition Brewing

  On this episode we sit down to a selection of beers from Wild Ambition Brewing out of Kelowna.  We drank their Painted Caves Barrel Aged Dark Sour, A Single Branch Barrel aged red sour with Oyama grown balaton cherries and the Imaginal Phase a Rye Saison.  We also had a treat from Pressure Drop … Continue reading Episode 118 – Wild Ambition Brewing

Episode 117 – Bench Brewing

On this episode we sit down to a trio of beers from Bench Brewing from Ontario soon to launch in British Columbia.Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Breward Inlet Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Episode 116 – UK Beer Exchange

  On this episode Mike shared 4 beer that he got in trade from a friend from the UK.  The beers were from Campervan Brewery, Black Isle Brewing, Tempest Brewing and Buxton Brewery. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat … Continue reading Episode 116 – UK Beer Exchange

Schadenfreude Pumpkin Oktoberfest – Parallel 49 Brewing

From East Vancouver’s Parallel 49 Brewing comes their “Schadenfreude Pumpkin Oktoberfest".  The beer pours a deep amber orange with an off white head.  The aroma consists of malt, pumpkin, nutmeg, allspice, ginger and some sweetness.  The flavour is of nutmeg, allspice, ginger, hint of dark fruit, lots of malt, mild bitterness and some sweetness in … Continue reading Schadenfreude Pumpkin Oktoberfest – Parallel 49 Brewing

Episode 115 – Iron Road Brewing

  On this episode we sat down to a selection of beer from Iron Road Brewing out of Kamloops. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazing Jason Armitage of Big Ridge Brewing Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram  

Episode 114 – What’s Brewing Tasting Panel #2 West Coast IPA’s

  This is our second official tasting panel episode with Whats Brewing Magazine in conjunction with Legacy Liquor Store in Vancouver.  The magazine is a quarterly and each issue has a tasting panel that features a style of beer.  Editor Dave Smith hooked up with us to do a podcast version of the tasting panel to highlight … Continue reading Episode 114 – What’s Brewing Tasting Panel #2 West Coast IPA’s

Episode 113 – Big Ridge Brewing

On this episode we had the pleasure of sitting down with Jason Armitage head brewer of Big Ridge Brewing in Surrey.Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers.Podcaster Involved:Mike G of Pacific Beer ChatWarren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing MagazineSteve H of Pacific Beer ChatJason Armitage of Big Ridge BrewingDave of What’s BrewingIntro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Pod Pack – Vancouver Island Brewing

Vancouver Island Brewing out of Victoria has devised a really cool collaboration pack that is also helping to benefit Coastal Wildlife.  This 4 - 473ml can pack has 4 different beers and $1 from each pack will be donated to preserving Wild B.C. salmon stocks, a vital food source for our southern resident killer whales.  … Continue reading Pod Pack – Vancouver Island Brewing

Episode 111 – Ile Sauvage Brewing

    On this episode we sit down to our first brews on the show from Victoria's Ile Sauvage Brewing a brewery that does mostly sour ales. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat Chris of Dageraad Brewing Intro By Conundrum … Continue reading Episode 111 – Ile Sauvage Brewing

Episode 110 – Iron Road Brewing

  Mike had the pleasure of heading up to Kamloops for work recently and he stopped into Iron Road Brewing to talk about their brewery.  This is a short interview but we will be drinking some of their beer on a future episode. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Episode 108 – BC and Alberta Beer Share

  On this episode while still in Nelson Mike had new friends Shawn and Kenzie from Alberta on the show.  We shared our own local beers from Metro Vancouver and Calgary.  Beers from Breweries including Field House Brewing (Collab with Steel & Oak Brewing), Cabin Brewing, Dageraad Brewing, Last Best Brewing, Field House Brewing, Railyard … Continue reading Episode 108 – BC and Alberta Beer Share

Episode 106 – Backroads Brewing

  On this episode Mike sat down with Brent from Backroads Brewing in Nelson BC in the Kootenays.  Backroads is up the hill and down the block from Torchlight Brewing form out last episode. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Sakari Guava Sour – FUGGLES & WARLOCK CRAFTWORKS

From Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks in Richmond comes there “Sakari Guava Sour".  This kettle sour pours much like a New England IPA with a very cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of guava, citrus, ripe fruit and tartness with a good sweetness in the finish.  The flavour is of guava, lemon, ripe … Continue reading Sakari Guava Sour – FUGGLES & WARLOCK CRAFTWORKS

Episode 105 – Torchlight Brewing

  On this episode Mike found himself in Nelson BC in the Kootenays camping and drinking beer.  This episode he sat down with the owners of Torchlight Brewing as we discussed their beer and all other topics. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Intro By Conundrum … Continue reading Episode 105 – Torchlight Brewing

Helles – Angry Hen Brewing

From Angry Hen Brewing out of Kaslo in the Kootenays comes their "Helles" lager.  The beer pours a golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of grainy notes with citrusy fruit and a sweetness.  The flavour is of grainy, bready malts, citrus, sweetness, mild bitterness and grapefruit rind.  The alcohol content comes in … Continue reading Helles – Angry Hen Brewing

Episode 104 – VCBW Live

[Embed]https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/18426422/download.mp3[/embed] On this episode Carnell and Banny spent the day out at Vancouver Craft Beer Weeks beer festival. Tune in to hear all about it. Podcasters Involved: Carnell of Breward Inlet Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Episode 103 – Gladstone Brewing + John Mitchell Tribute

  On this episode we dive into a selection of beer from Gladstone Brewing out of Courtney on Vancouver Island. We also have a few tributes to the late John Mitchell a legend in Canadian craft beer who passed away recently. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer … Continue reading Episode 103 – Gladstone Brewing + John Mitchell Tribute

Prime Time – Bridge Brewing Company

From Bridge Brewing Company in North Vancouver comes their "Prime Time" a no compromise low calorie and low carb beer.  The beer pours a golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus notes an lots of floral hops.  The flavour is of citrus, mild citrus pith, low bitterness , grassiness and a … Continue reading Prime Time – Bridge Brewing Company

Episode 102 – Sookram’s Brewing Co and Viking Braggot Co

  On this episode we sit down to a set of beer from the latest brewery out of Winnipeg Manitoba Sookram's Brewing.  We also checked out a Braggot from Viking Braggot Co out of Oregon. Tune in to learn more about the beers and the braggot. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser … Continue reading Episode 102 – Sookram’s Brewing Co and Viking Braggot Co

Sparkle and Shine Saison – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “Sparkle and Shine Saison".  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus, bubblegum, sweetness, grain and spices.  The flavour is of grain, citrus, grapefruit pith, bubblegum, sweetness, spices and some resin in the finish.  The alcohol content … Continue reading Sparkle and Shine Saison – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

Sunrise Sour Gose – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Sunrise Sour Gose".  The beer pours a murky deep orange with a quickly dissipating head.  The aroma consists of lemon, citrsuy, funk, sweetness and some spices and salt in the end.  The flavour is of tartness up front with lemon, puckering citrus, spices, bready malts and salt.  … Continue reading Sunrise Sour Gose – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

Episode 101 – What’s Brewing Tasting Panel – What Gose ‘Round

  This is our first official tasting panel episode with Whats Brewing Magazine in conjunction with Legacy Liquor Store in Vancouver.  The magazine is a quarterly and each issue has a tasting panel that features a style of beer.  Editor Dave Smith hooked up with us to do a podcast version of the tasting panel … Continue reading Episode 101 – What’s Brewing Tasting Panel – What Gose ‘Round

Episode 100 – Cellar-bration

  On this 100th episode we raided the cellar to find some seriously epic brews.  We had beer from Deep Dark Wood Brewing, Parallel 49, Deschutes, Surly Brewing and a home brew Barley Wine from Warren. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats … Continue reading Episode 100 – Cellar-bration

Money City Maniac: Dark Coffee Cerveza – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “Money City Maniac: Dark Coffee Cerveza".  The beer pours a deep brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of coffee, caramel, mild roast and sweetness.  the flavour is of caramel, toffee, coffee, mild bitterness, roasted malts, ash and some grainy finish.  The alcohol … Continue reading Money City Maniac: Dark Coffee Cerveza – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

QUEENSBOROUGH GIN TWST PINEAPPLE SPICE – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers in Surrey comes their “Queensborough Gin Twst Pineapple Spice".  The premade cocktail pours a cloudy white with little to no head.  The aroma consists of pineapple, candied pineapple, mild spice sweetness and notes of gin.  The flavour is of pineapple, candied pineapple, mild spice sweetness with the botanicals of … Continue reading QUEENSBOROUGH GIN TWST PINEAPPLE SPICE – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Tiny Umbrella Double IPA – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Tiny Umbrella" a Pineapple and Passion Fruit Double IPA.  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of vanilla, stone fruit, pineapple, passion fruit, mango and an overall sweet finish.  The flavour is of vanilla, stone fruit, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, herbal … Continue reading Tiny Umbrella Double IPA – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

Episode 98 – Local Beer Showcase

  On this episode Warren brought us a trio of brews from New Westminster and Port Moody. The beers came from Steel & Oak Brewing in Collaboration with Brassneck, Moody Ales and also a Moody Ales and Another Beer Company collaboration the Another Moody Triple IPA Skinny Jeans Edition. Tune in to learn more about … Continue reading Episode 98 – Local Beer Showcase

QUEENSBOROUGH GIN TWST Mango Lemonade – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers in Surrey comes their “Queensborough Gin Twst Mango Lemonade".  The premade cocktail pours a yellow colour with a very quickly disappearing white head.  The aroma consists of big mango notes, lemon, sweetness and almost vanilla.  The flavour is of mango, lemon, vanilla, sweetness and gin notes including botanicals.  The … Continue reading QUEENSBOROUGH GIN TWST Mango Lemonade – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Black Days Black IPA – SILVER BREWING VALLEY

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their "Black Days Black IPA". The beer pours a black colour with a brown head. The aroma consists of roasted malts, ash, hint of coffee and some floral notes. The flavour is of chocolate, roasted malts, earth, ash, bitterness and coffee. The alcohol content comes in … Continue reading Black Days Black IPA – SILVER BREWING VALLEY

Episode 97 – Central City Brewing and Distilling

For this episode we sat down to brews, pre-mixed cocktails and some gin and tonics from Central City Brewers & Distillers. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats Brewing Magazine Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram

Episode 96 – Granville Island Brewing New Core

For this episode Carnell and Banny headed out to talk with Kevin the head brewer at Granville Island Brewing. They may be owned by Molson but they make some tasty beer. Tune in to learn more about this local brewery. Podcasters Involved: Carnell of Breward Inlet Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, … Continue reading Episode 96 – Granville Island Brewing New Core

Dew Point Amarillo Farmhouse IPA – Wild Ambition Brewing

From Wild Ambition Brewing in Kelowna comes their "Dew Point Amarillo Farmhouse IPA".  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, barnyard funk and wheat.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, citrus, grapefruit pith, barnyard funk, saison like spices, resin, wheat and a mild bitterness.  … Continue reading Dew Point Amarillo Farmhouse IPA – Wild Ambition Brewing

Episode 95 – Slackwater Brewing

When in Penticton for the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale I was able to stop in to Slackwater Brewing. They expect to open early this summer. Tune in to learn more about what is to come from this exciting project. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Jason Van Rassel of Original Levity, Avenue Magazine Edmonton Intro … Continue reading Episode 95 – Slackwater Brewing

Episode 94 – Black Seas Collide (Silver Valley Brewing Collab)

Bonus Episode! A few weeks back we as Pacific Beer Chat headed out to Silver Valley Brewing to create our first ever commercial collaboration brew. Tune in here to hear about the brew day. The beer is now on tap at the brewery so head out to try the Black Seas Collide Gose a beer … Continue reading Episode 94 – Black Seas Collide (Silver Valley Brewing Collab)

Episode 93 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale 2019

It was that time of year again. I (Mike) headed back up to the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale to partake in one of my favourite yearly beer festivals in the province. Once again I was a judge for the festival and once again I was able to record some audio with some of the newer breweries in … Continue reading Episode 93 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale 2019

Tennessee Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Milk Stout – BNA Brewing

From BNA Brewing in Kelowna comes their “Tennessee Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Milk Stout".  The beer pours an opaque black colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of oak, bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, anise and an overall sweetness.  The flavour is of bourbon, oak, vanilla, chocolate, anise, lactose, ash, some bitterness and a finish of … Continue reading Tennessee Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Milk Stout – BNA Brewing

Episode 92 – Pints From The ‘Peg

On this episode we sat down to 6 brews from Winnipeg Manitoba on that far Central Canada Pacific Coast lol. The breweries were Stone Angel Brewing, Devil May Care Brewing and Kilter Brewing. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / … Continue reading Episode 92 – Pints From The ‘Peg

Dead of Night Galaxy IPA – BACKCOUNTRY BREWING

From Backcountry Brewing in Squamish comes their “Dead of Night Galaxy IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, some dankness and green hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, mango, pineapple, orange juice, dank, green and herbal hops.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.6% … Continue reading Dead of Night Galaxy IPA – BACKCOUNTRY BREWING

Dirty Blonde Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers (Red Racer Brewing) in Surrey comes their “Dirty Blonde Ale".  The beer pours a golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of fruity citrus notes, grain and some sweetness in the finish.  The flavour is of lemon, overall citrus, grain, biscuit, grassy hops and a little bite … Continue reading Dirty Blonde Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Superfruit IPA for Autism – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers (Red Racer Brewing) in Surrey comes their “Superfruit IPA for Autism".  Two dollars from every 6 pack goes to Autism research.  The beer pours a murky deep orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of fruity mango, pineapple, orange, citrus rind, pine and some caramel.  The flavour is … Continue reading Superfruit IPA for Autism – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Murder City – Dageraad Brewing (2 CROWS BREWING)

From Dageraad Brewing out of Barnaby in Collaboration with 2 Crows Brewing out of Halifax comes a multi coast collaboration in "Murder City" a Norwegian farmhouse session ale dry-hopped with Citra and Motueka.  The beer pours a cloudy yellow colour with a white head.  The aroma consist of pith, farmhouse yeast, citrus and grain.  The … Continue reading Murder City – Dageraad Brewing (2 CROWS BREWING)

Chainsaws For Hands – Town Square Brewing

From Town Square Brewing in Edmonton Alberta comes their "Chainsaws For Hands" a Rye & Ginger Sour.  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of ginger, lemon, tartness rye spice and a sweet finish.  The flavour is of lemon, ginger, tartness, grain, rye spice with a sweet finish.  … Continue reading Chainsaws For Hands – Town Square Brewing

Episode 91 – Silver Valley Brewing Collab Day

On this episode we made out way out to Silver Valley Brewing in Maple Ridge for our first ever Collaboration Brew day. Our beer is going to be called Black Seas Collide and is going to be a Gose with black lime, rice and seaweed. Tune in to learn more about this brew day and … Continue reading Episode 91 – Silver Valley Brewing Collab Day

Battleship Double IPA – STEAMWORKS BREWING

From Steamworks Brewing in Burnaby BC comes their “Battleship Double IPA".  The beer pours a slightly cloudy amber colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, pineapple, tropical candies and a sweet sugary finish.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, pineapple, mango, mango candy, grain, some mild resin, citrus pith and … Continue reading Battleship Double IPA – STEAMWORKS BREWING

A Different Kind of Dynamite Cranberry Sour – SILVER VALLEY BREWING (Beer Brothers)

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge in collaboration with Instagrammers Beer Brothers comes their “A Different Kind of Dynamite Cranberry Sour".  The beer pours a reddish colour with a mildly reddish tinged head.  The aroma consists of mild cranberries, cranberry juice with a hint of tartness.  The flavour is of cranberry, cranberry juice, … Continue reading A Different Kind of Dynamite Cranberry Sour – SILVER VALLEY BREWING (Beer Brothers)

India Pale Ale – Doan’s Craft Beer Co

From Doan's Craft Beer Co in Vancouver brewed out of Craft Collective Beerworks comes their "India Pale Ale".  The beer pours a copper colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical, citrus, floral and sweet.  The flavour is of pineapple, mango, citrus, resin, pine, mild bitterness and grain in the finish.  The alcohol … Continue reading India Pale Ale – Doan’s Craft Beer Co

Lime Margarita Gose – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers (Red Racer Brewing) in Surrey comes their “Lime Margarita Gose".  The beer pours a hazy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of salt, lime, general citrus and some grain.  The flavour is of salt right up front with sour lime, generic citrus, hint of tequila with … Continue reading Lime Margarita Gose – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Episode 90 – Steel & Oak Brewing On Location

On this episode we dropped into the tasting room of Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster and sampled some of their brews. We also sat down with their head brewer Eric Moutal, Kevin Wood Brand Manager and Jay the Account Manager. Tune in to learn more about this great local brewery. Mike G of … Continue reading Episode 90 – Steel & Oak Brewing On Location

Boomerang 2 Double IPA – STEEL & OAK BREwing (Superflux Beer Company)

From New Westminster’s Steel & Oak Brewing  in collaboration with Superflux Beer Company brewing comes their “Boomerang 2 Double IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, pine and herbal hops.  The flavour is of Tropical fruits, mango, pineapple, cirrus rind, herbal hops, low bitterness … Continue reading Boomerang 2 Double IPA – STEEL & OAK BREwing (Superflux Beer Company)

Singularity Russian Imperial Stout 2019 – DRIFTWOOD BREWERY

From Driftwood Brewery out of Victoria BC comes their “Singularity Russian Imperial Stout 2019".  The beer pours an opaque black with a brown head.  The aroma consists of chocolate, roasted malts, toffee, sweetness and oak.  The flavour is of oak, whiskey, chocolate, roasted malts, bitterness, resin, pine, leather and ash.  The alcohol content comes in … Continue reading Singularity Russian Imperial Stout 2019 – DRIFTWOOD BREWERY

CANADIAN HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP – TWIN SAILS BREWING (Boombox Brewing)

From Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody in Collaboration with Boombox Brewing comes their “CANADIAN HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP" a Maple Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.  The beer pours a inky black colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of oak, vanilla, bourbon, maple syrup, sweetness, chocolate and toffee.  The flavour is of oak, milk chocolate, … Continue reading CANADIAN HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP – TWIN SAILS BREWING (Boombox Brewing)

Episode 89 – BC Beer Wars Update with Steve

On this episode Steve gives us an update on his BC Beer War training and samples our sponsor Vancouver Island Brewing's latest beer the Nanaimo Bar Imperial Porter. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Click the link here to purchase your tickets for BC Beer Wars and help steve with his goals. BC … Continue reading Episode 89 – BC Beer Wars Update with Steve

Vexillum Imperial IPA – FOUR WINDS BREWING

From Four Winds Brewing in Delta comes their “Vexillum Imperial IPA" part of their Zephyrus series.  The beer pours a lightly cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, mango, pineapple, grapefruit, grain and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruits like mango and pineapple juice, citrus pith, grapefruit, melon, … Continue reading Vexillum Imperial IPA – FOUR WINDS BREWING

Episode 88 – Sea To Sky Beer Guy the Boxer

This episode we sit down with Malcolm also known as Sea To Sky Beer Guy to talk about his journey training for BC Beer Wars. We also drank beer from his sponsor Backcountry Brewing out of Squamish. The beers we drank included Your Mom Goes To College Kettle Sour, Don't Call Me Shirley Simcoe IPA, … Continue reading Episode 88 – Sea To Sky Beer Guy the Boxer

312 Urban Wheat Ale – Goose Island Beer Company

From Goose Island Beer Company out of Chicago although brewed under contract in Canada Illinois comes their “312 Urban Wheat Ale". The beer pours a mild hazy orange colour with a white head. The aroma consists of big citrus notes, lemon, wheat, floral hops and some sweetness. The flavour is of lemon, lemon zest, wheat, … Continue reading 312 Urban Wheat Ale – Goose Island Beer Company

Everything Zen Dry Hopped Sour – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “Everything Zen Dry Hopped Sour".  The beer pours a yellow gold colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus, lemon drops, sweetness and some tartness on the nose.  The flavour is of tartness, lemon, more general citrus, hint of grain with a mild … Continue reading Everything Zen Dry Hopped Sour – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

Episode 87 – The Atlanta Imperial March

We head back to Atlanta via Mike's cellar and hit up 5 big Imperial brews including 4 Imperial Stouts and one Old Ale. Here is the amazing list of brews. Atlanta Brewing Post-bel-lum, New Realm Brewing Imperial Oaxaca Choca Mexican Chocolate Stout, Orpheous Brewing The Ferryman Imperial Stout, Monday Night Garage Last Will and Testament … Continue reading Episode 87 – The Atlanta Imperial March

Finback IPA – Finback Brewery

From Finback Brewery out of Queens New York comes their "Finback IPA". The beer pours a hazy orange colour with a white head. The aroma consists of tropical fruits, stone fruit, sweetness and floral hops. The flavour is of tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, stone fruit, candied fruit, grain, herbal hops and a low bitterness. The … Continue reading Finback IPA – Finback Brewery

Wine in a Treewell Belgian Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers (Red Racer Brewing) in Surrey comes their “Wine in a Treewell Belgian Ale”.  This beer  was Day 13 in the collaboration Alpine Adventure Pack a Christmas calendar between Central City Brewers & Distillers and Parallel 49 Brewing.  The beer pours an orange colour with a white head.  The aroma … Continue reading Wine in a Treewell Belgian Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Dinger Dave Dry Hopped Saison – Northwest Hop Farms

From Northwest Hop Farms brewed out of Dead Frog Brewery comes their "Dinger Dave Dry Hopped Saison".  The saison pours a deep orange amber colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruits, saison spice, grain and a sweetness.  The flavour is of saison spices, resin, mild tropical fruit, pith, grain and a … Continue reading Dinger Dave Dry Hopped Saison – Northwest Hop Farms

Broken Label Wee Heavy – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “Broken Label Wee Heavy".  The beer pours a deep brown with a tan head.  The aroma consists of roasted malts, toffee, caramel, sweetness but the aroma in many ways reminds me of a brown ale.  The flavour is of roasted malts, toffee, caramel, dark fruits, … Continue reading Broken Label Wee Heavy – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

Frondosa Double IPA – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

From Andina Brewing Company in Vancouver comes their “Frondosa Double IPA".  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, stone fruit, sweetness, with herbal and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, stone fruit, dankness, resin, herbal hops and a medium bitterness.  The alcohol … Continue reading Frondosa Double IPA – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

Episode 86 – Hopwired Festival 2019

On February 23rd we attended the second annual Hopwired Festival that was hosted at the Croatian Cultural Center in Vancouver. Hopwired is a craft beer and coffee fusion festival and was a blast! The team that put it on killed it once again and I am glad to see that it will be back for … Continue reading Episode 86 – Hopwired Festival 2019

Nitro White Stout – STEAMWORKS BREWING

From Steamworks Brewing in Burnaby BC comes their “Nitro White Stout" with Coffee and Cacao.  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a creamy white head that cascades with the nitro.  This beer is to be poured right upside down so that the nitro can be activated as it is in solution.  The aroma … Continue reading Nitro White Stout – STEAMWORKS BREWING

Episode 85 – Fresh Brews From Atlanta

On this episode of Pacific Beer Chat we sat down to a handful of beer from Atlanta Georgia that Mike brought back from a holiday. This episode covered beers that needed to be consumed fresh. The beers that we drank included from Scofflaw Brewing Dirty Beaches Wheat Ale, POG Basement IPA, Torched Hop Brewing Hazed … Continue reading Episode 85 – Fresh Brews From Atlanta

The Highway Lager – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “The Highway Lager".  The beer pours a golden colour straw colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus, grain, sweetness and floral hops.  The flavour is of grain, grassy hops, citrus, mild herbal notes and a very low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading The Highway Lager – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

QUEENSBOROUGH GIN TWST Lime + Cucumber + Mint – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers in Surrey comes their “Queensborough Gin Twst  Lime + Cucumber + Mint".  The premade cocktail pours a clear colour with a very quickly disheartening white head.  The aroma consists of cucumber and mint at the forefront then there are notes of lime and then you get hints of the … Continue reading QUEENSBOROUGH GIN TWST Lime + Cucumber + Mint – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Refuge Arizona IPA – Arizona Wilderness Brewing

From Arizona Wilderness Brewing in Gilbert Arizona comes their “Refuge Arizona IPA".  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of stone fruit, tropical fruit, pine and sweetness.  The flavour is of stone fruit, pineapple, citrus, sweetness, pine, some resin and pith an a low bitterness in the … Continue reading Refuge Arizona IPA – Arizona Wilderness Brewing

Pálida Pale Ale – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

From Andina Brewing Company in Vancouver comes their “Pálida Pale Ale".  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of mild citrus and tropical notes, floral hops, semi sweet notes.  The flavour is of herbal and earthy hops up front with citrus and tropical next moving into some citrus … Continue reading Pálida Pale Ale – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

Episode 84 – Tin Whistle Brewing Beers

On this episode we sat down to a pair of new releases from Tin Whistle Brewing in Penticton. The beers were the Twisted Hazy Pink Guava Pale Ale and the Wasted Grape Gewurztraminer Saison. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/Continue reading Episode 84 – Tin Whistle Brewing Beers

High Fives & Fun Times Sour Brut IPA – Big Ridge Brewing (SILVER VALLEY BREWING)

From Big Ridge Brewing in Surrey in collaboration with Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “High Fives & Fun Times Sour Brut IPA".  The beer pours a golden yellow colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, tartness with fruit notes.  The flavour is of tartness up front, … Continue reading High Fives & Fun Times Sour Brut IPA – Big Ridge Brewing (SILVER VALLEY BREWING)

Wasted Grape Gewurztraminer Saison – TIN WHISTLE BREWING

From Penticton BC’s Tin Whistle Brewing in collaboration with Wild Goose Vineyards comes their "Wasted Grape Gewürztraminer Saison".  The beer poured a copper colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of wine notes from the Gewurztraminer grapes, spices and stone fruits.  The flavour is of wine grapes, lemon, stone fruit, spices, grains and a mild … Continue reading Wasted Grape Gewurztraminer Saison – TIN WHISTLE BREWING

Dark Necessities Mocha Stout – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “Dark Necessities Mocha Stout".  The beer pours a deep black colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, and a semi sweet finish.  The flavour is of roasted malts, caramel, earth, chocolate, burnt coffee and bitterness.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Dark Necessities Mocha Stout – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

Hazy Pale Ale – STEAMWORKS BREWING

From Steamworks Brewing in Burnaby BC comes their “Hazy Pale Ale".  The beer pours a hazy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, stone fruit and an overall fruity note.  The flavour is of herbal and green hops, stone fruit, citrus, mild pith, and low bitterness.  This one has less … Continue reading Hazy Pale Ale – STEAMWORKS BREWING

Episode 83 – Torque Brewing 6 Pack

On this episode we sit down to 6 beer from Winnipeg's Torque Brewing. There is no hiding the fact that we at Pacific Beer Chat like their beer and they sent us these beer to try. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell … Continue reading Episode 83 – Torque Brewing 6 Pack

Barrel Aged Baltic Porter – Fernie Brewing

From Fernie BC’s Fernie Brewing comes their “Barrel Aged Baltic Porter" a beer Aged in El Dorado Rum Barrels.  The beer pours a deep opaque black with a brown head.  The aroma consists of huge rum notes, chocolate, sweetness, toffee and brown sugar.  The flavour is of rum, oak, dark fruits, chocolate, roasted malts with boozy notes … Continue reading Barrel Aged Baltic Porter – Fernie Brewing

Thrift Shop Dry Hopped Malt Liquor – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “Thrift Shop Dry Hopped Malt Liquor".  The beer pours a semi dark orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of orange citrus sweetness a hint of grain and just an overall pleasant fruity aroma.  The flavour is of oranges, orange peel and pith, some … Continue reading Thrift Shop Dry Hopped Malt Liquor – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

Summit Speakeasy Old Fashioned Extra Pale Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers (Red Racer Brewing) in Surrey comes a comparison between their "Summit Speakeasy Old Fashioned Extra Pale Ale" and their "After Hours Pale Ale". Both beer were versions of an Old Fashioned beer the first being from their collaboration Alpine Adventure Pack a Christmas calendar between Central City Brewers & … Continue reading Summit Speakeasy Old Fashioned Extra Pale Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS