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

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)

Secret Track Hazy German Pale Ale – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver in collaboration with Doans Craft Brewing and Bright Eye Brewing comes their “Secret Track Hazy German Pale Ale".  The beer pours a deep murky orange with an off white head.  The aroma consists of fruity citrus hops notes with some herbal notes and a juicy hop finish.  The flavour … Continue reading Secret Track Hazy German Pale Ale – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

Pale Ale – Alibi Ale Works

From Alibi Ale Works out of Incline Village Nevada on the shores of Lake Tahoe comes their "Pale Ale".  The beer pours a an orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, orange and a sweetness.   The flavour is of tropical fruit, orange, watermelon, citrus rind and pith, toffee and medium … Continue reading Pale Ale – Alibi Ale Works

Brumosa Hazy IPA – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

From Andina Brewing Company in Vancouver comes their “Brumosa Hazy IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, melon, herbal hops and citrus pith.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, melon, mango, pith an rind, herbal hops, with hints of dankness and a slightly higher … Continue reading Brumosa Hazy IPA – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

Wayfarer Barley Wine – Strange Fellows Brewing

From Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver comes their "Wayfarer Barley Wine" a bottle that I have had in my cellar since March 2018.  I cracked the bottle in October 2018.  The beer pours a deep amber colour with a light brown head.  The aroma consists of dark fruits, toffee, candied sugar and some sweetness.  The … Continue reading Wayfarer Barley Wine – Strange Fellows Brewing

Jalea Guava Saison – Andina Brewing Company

From Andina Brewing Company in Vancouver comes their “Jalea Guava Saison".  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of guava, tropical fruit, sweetness and grain.  The flavour is of guava, tropical fruit, citrus rind and pith, hint of grains and some yeast in the end.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Jalea Guava Saison – Andina Brewing Company

Japanese Biere De Garde (Aged 1+ Year) – Granville Island Brewing

From Granville Island Brewing out of Vancouver comes their new “Japanese Biere De Garde” released back in August 2017.  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of ripe stone fruit, citrus and sweetness but overall just a very fruity nose.  The flavour is of stone fruit, lemon, pickles, … Continue reading Japanese Biere De Garde (Aged 1+ Year) – Granville Island Brewing

Jolly Hopper Imperial IPA – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

From Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub in Victoria BC comes the “Jolly Hopper Imperial IPA".  The beer pours a deep amber colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of caramel, floral hops, fruity with sweetness in the finish.  The flavour is of herbal hops, pine, resin, citrus rind, bitterness, toffee, caramel and fruit notes.  The … Continue reading Jolly Hopper Imperial IPA – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

Juicii #3 IPA – Kilter Brewing

From Kilter Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba brewing out of Stone Angel Brewing comes their "Juicii #3 IPA".  The beer pours a deep murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, pineapple, floral and herbal hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, pineapple, orange, citrus rind and pith, herbal hops and … Continue reading Juicii #3 IPA – Kilter Brewing

Honeymoon Aerobics Double IPA – TWIN SAILS BREWING

From Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody comes their “Honeymoon Aerobics Double IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops and tropical fruit but not much else.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, stone fruit, citrus rind, dankness, herbal hops, some alcohol and medium bitterness.  … Continue reading Honeymoon Aerobics Double IPA – TWIN SAILS BREWING

Parkside Motel Pale Ale – THE PARKSIDE BREWERY

From the Parkside Brewery in Port Moody comes their “Parkside Motel Pale Ale" a Pale Ale with 5 hops.  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral and herbal hops, citrus rind and citrus.  The flavour is of citrus, tropical, berry, citrus rind, resin, herbal hops and … Continue reading Parkside Motel Pale Ale – THE PARKSIDE BREWERY

Widowmaker IPA – BACKCOUNTRY BREWING

From Backcountry Brewing in Squamish comes their “Widowmaker IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, orange juice, mild dankness and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, orange, citrus rind, herbal hops, oats, mild bitterness, dankness and some resin.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Widowmaker IPA – BACKCOUNTRY BREWING

Little Juice Smoothie “Space Cowboy” – Three Magnets Brewing

From Three Magnets Brewing out of Olympia Washington comes their "Little Juice Smoothie "Space Cowboy"" a Milkshake IPA.  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma is of candied fruit, orange, grapefruit, berries and sweetness from the lactose.  The flavour is of herbal hops, citrus rind, orange, grapefruit, berries, tropical … Continue reading Little Juice Smoothie “Space Cowboy” – Three Magnets Brewing

Lupulin the Third Hazy IPA – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks

From Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks in Richmond comes their "Lupulin the Third Hazy IPA".  The beer pours a hazy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, pineapple, citrus, floral hops and an overall sweetness.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, pineapple, orange, melon, citrus pith, resin and bitterness.  The alcohol content … Continue reading Lupulin the Third Hazy IPA – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks

Ghost in the Machine Double IPA – Parish Brewing

From Parish Brewing out of Broussard Louisiana comes their "Ghost in the Machine Double IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange colour with white head.  The aroma consists of orange juice, pineapple, other tropical fruits, herbal hops and sweetness. The flavour is of orange juice, pineapple, general tropical fruits, grapefruit, citrus pith, mild bitterness and … Continue reading Ghost in the Machine Double IPA – Parish Brewing

Power Slide Double IPA – Parallel 49 Brewing

From East Vancouver's Parallel 49 Brewing comes their "Power Slide Double IPA".  The beer pours a mildly hazy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of sweetness, citrus, tropical fruit and some floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, orange juice, sweetness, citrus rind, some pine and low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Power Slide Double IPA – Parallel 49 Brewing

INVISIBLE (NO COAST IPA) – Powell Brewery

From Powell Brewery in East Vancouver comes their “Invisible No Coast IPA".  The beer pours a cloudy but not murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, pineapple, sweetness and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, citrus rind, earth, resin, pine, biscuit malt, dankness and medium bitterness.  The alcohol … Continue reading INVISIBLE (NO COAST IPA) – Powell Brewery

Neon Friday DDH Oat IPA – Upstreet Craft Brewing

From Upstreet Craft Brewing in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island comes their "Neon Friday DDH Oat IPA".  Neon Friday is a line of on-offs that are big on hops and push flavour and aroma to the limit according to the brewery.  The beer pours a murky deep orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists … Continue reading Neon Friday DDH Oat IPA – Upstreet Craft Brewing

Pears In White Satin – Moody Ales (Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks)

From Moody Ales in Port Moody in collaboration with Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks out of Richmond comes their second iteration of the "Pears In White Satin" an Imperial Pear Kolsch.  The beer pours a cloudy straw colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of pear, tropical fruit, sweetness but dominated by fruit.  The flavour is … Continue reading Pears In White Satin – Moody Ales (Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks)

Belgian Saison – RUSSELL BREWING

From Russell Brewing in Surrey comes their “Belgian Saison".  The beer pours a golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of yeast, citrus, banana, earth, spices, grain and floral hops.  The flavour is of lemon, citrus rind,banana, spices, pepper, earth, yeast, grain and a low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 5.8% … Continue reading Belgian Saison – RUSSELL BREWING

Crewseeker Wild Saison – BRITANNIA BREWING COMPANY (Four Winds Brewing)

From Britannia Brewing Company in the Richmond with a tasting room in Steveston Village in collaboration with Four Winds Brewing in Delta comes their "Crewseeker Wild Saison".  The beer poured an amber colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of fruit, grape must, pear, yeast, mild funk, spice and some oak.  The flavour is … Continue reading Crewseeker Wild Saison – BRITANNIA BREWING COMPANY (Four Winds Brewing)

Hoplite India Session Ale – TORCHLIGHT BREWING

From Torchlight Brewing in Nelson BC comes their “Hoplite India Session Ale".  The beer pours a straw yellow colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrusy lemon, floral hops and sweetness.  The flavour is of citrus, citrus rind, grain, grassy and pine hops with some mild bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at … Continue reading Hoplite India Session Ale – TORCHLIGHT BREWING

Dazy Double Hazy IPA – RUSSELL BREWING

From Russell Brewing in Surrey comes their “Dazy Double Hazy IPA".  The beer pours a fairly clear orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus, tropical ftuits, grapefruit, grain and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruits, grapefruit, citrus rind, pith, sweetness, herbal hops, bitterness and some mild alcohol.  The alcohol content … Continue reading Dazy Double Hazy IPA – RUSSELL BREWING

Mango Milkshake IPA – Russell Brewing

From Russell Brewing in Surrey comes their "Mango Milkshake IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of mango, lactose, sweetness and just a juicy hop finish.  The flavour is of mango, sweetness, lactose, citrus rind, resin and mild bitterness.  This brew definitely has the right mouthfeel of a … Continue reading Mango Milkshake IPA – Russell Brewing

Fantacity Dry-Hopped Witbier – 2 Crows Brewing

From 2 Crows Brewing out of Halifax Nova Scotia comes their "Fantacity Dry-Hopped Witbier". The beer pours a golden mildly cloudy colour with white head. The aroma consists of lemony hops, wheat, floral hops, yeast with a lemon peel finish. The flavour is of lemon, citrus peel, wheat, yeast with both mild herbal and bitterness … Continue reading Fantacity Dry-Hopped Witbier – 2 Crows Brewing

Triticale Super Saison – Coal Harbour Brewing

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their "Triticale Super Saison". The beer poured a copper orange colour with a white head. The aroma consists of yeast, floral hops, peppery spice, citrus rind and citrus. The flavour is of peppery spice, yeast, citrus rind, pith, citrusy, wheat, rye spice, low bitterness with maybe a hint … Continue reading Triticale Super Saison – Coal Harbour Brewing

Summer Lovin’ Orange Milkshake IPA – Torchlight Brewing

From Torchlight Brewing in Nelson BC comes their "Summer Lovin' Orange Milkshake IPA". The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head. The aroma consists of orange, with sweetness from lactose. The flavour is of orange, citrus rind, pith, some malts, lactose sweetness and a very low bitterness. The alcohol content comes in … Continue reading Summer Lovin’ Orange Milkshake IPA – Torchlight Brewing

The Big Squeezy(Stone Fruit Pale Ale) – Torchlight Brewing

From Torchlight Brewing in Nelson BC comes their “The Big Squeezy" a Stone Fruit Pale Ale.  The beer pours a hazy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of juicy hops, peach, tropical fruit and floral hops.  The flavour is of peach, tropical fruit, citrus, nectarine, juicy hops, citrus rind, mild grain, herbal … Continue reading The Big Squeezy(Stone Fruit Pale Ale) – Torchlight Brewing

Barracuda IPA – Superflux Beer Company

From Superflux Beer Company brewing out of Strathcona Beer Company in Vancouver comes their “Barracuda IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of mango, tropical fruit, juicy hops and sweetness.  The flavour is of mango, tropical fruit, citrus, citrus rind, dankness and mild bitterness.  The alcohol content … Continue reading Barracuda IPA – Superflux Beer Company

The Lion ESB – Silver Valley Brewing

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “The Lion ESB".  The beer pours a fairly deep copper colour with a light tan head.  The aroma consists of fruity notes, caramel malt and floral hops.  The flavour is of caramel, grain, fruity notes, some citrus rind and some mild hops bitterness.  The alcohol … Continue reading The Lion ESB – Silver Valley Brewing

Czech Please – Torque Brewing

From Torque Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba comes their “Czech Please" a Czech Pilsner.  The beer pours a golden to straw colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of grainy malts, citrus and floral hops.  The flavour is of grain, lemon, citrus rind, mild grassy hops and a low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in … Continue reading Czech Please – Torque Brewing

Don’t Call It A Comeback Double IPA – Boombox Brewing

From Boombox Brewing in Vancouver brewed out of Parallel 49 Brewing comes their "Don't Call It A Comeback Double IPA".  The beer pours a very cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, mango, citrus, dankness and some herbal notes.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, mango, citrus, citrus rind, … Continue reading Don’t Call It A Comeback Double IPA – Boombox Brewing

Modernness N.E. Pale Ale – Electric Bicycle Brewing

From Vancouver's newest brewery Electric Bicycle Brewing in the Brewery Creek district comes their "Modernness N.E. Pale Ale".  This beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, mango, pineapple and peach.  The flavour is of peach, mango, pineapple, citrus rind and pith, some malts with very low … Continue reading Modernness N.E. Pale Ale – Electric Bicycle Brewing

THE OFFICIAL 2018 VCBW COLLABORATION BEER: SEA-TO-SKY EDITION

The Official 2018 Vancouver Craft Beer Week collaboration beer was brewed at Backcountry Brewing in Squamish in collaboration with Beere Brewing in North Vancouver and Coast Mountain Brewing in Whistler.  This years beer was the "Double Dry Hopped Pilsner".  The beer pours a copper colour with a white head but this is not a super … Continue reading THE OFFICIAL 2018 VCBW COLLABORATION BEER: SEA-TO-SKY EDITION

Gaper Juice – Coast Mountain Brewing (Handlebar Cafe and Apres)

From Coast Mountain Brewing in Whistler in Collaboration with Handlebar Cafe and Apres comes the "Gaper Juice" a hazy Session Ale made for Gaper Day the last day of skiing at Whistler Mountain and the day you dress in your craziest outfit.  Gaper Day takes place on May 21st this year.  The beer pours a deeply … Continue reading Gaper Juice – Coast Mountain Brewing (Handlebar Cafe and Apres)

(Trail Brew) Mental Floss Double Dry Hopped IPA – Beere Brewing

Trail Brew Norvan Falls - Lynn Headwaters Regional Park Mental Floss Double Dry Hopped IPA - Beere Brewing On May 6th I headed out with a friend for an early morning hike to Norvan Falls in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park in North Vancouver.  This is one of the more rugged parks in the Metro Vancouver Regional … Continue reading (Trail Brew) Mental Floss Double Dry Hopped IPA – Beere Brewing