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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

Twisted Hazy Pink Guava Pale Ale – Tin Whistle Brewing

From Penticton BC’s Tin Whistle Brewing comes their “Twisted Hazy Pink Guava Pale Ale".  The beer pours a very mild hazy golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of guava, tropical fruits, sweetness and some floral hops.  The flavour is of guava, tropical fruit, semi sweet notes, resin, herbal and grassy hops with … Continue reading Twisted Hazy Pink Guava Pale Ale – Tin Whistle Brewing

Idiot Strings Cranberry Chili Session Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers (Red Racer Brewing) in Surrey comes their “Idiot Strings Cranberry Chili Session Ale".  This beer containing containing Orange Liquor was Day 5 in the collaboration Alpine Adventure Pack a Christmas calendar between Central City Brewers & Distillers and Parallel 49 Brewing.  The beer pours a reddish amber colour with … Continue reading Idiot Strings Cranberry Chili Session Ale – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Jetpacks Was Yes West Coast IPA – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “Jetpacks Was Yes" a  West Coast IPA.  The beer pours a golden colour with a white head and lacing.  The aroma consists of floral hops, melon and some hints of malts.  The flavour is of melon, citrus, herbal hops, resin, grain and medium bitterness.  The … Continue reading Jetpacks Was Yes West Coast IPA – SILVER VALLEY BREWING

Double Infinity (Eureka!) – SUPERFLUX BEER COMPANY

From Superflux Beer Company brewing out of Strathcona Beer Company in Vancouver comes their “Double Infinity (Eureka!)" a Double IPA. The beer pours a murky orange with a white head. The aroma consists of tropical fruit, sweetness, pith and herbal hops. The flavour is of tropical fruit, candied fruit, citrus pith, sweetness, herbal hops, resin, … Continue reading Double Infinity (Eureka!) – SUPERFLUX BEER COMPANY

Juicy Data hazy IPA – CATEGORY 12 BREWING

From Victoria’s Category 12 Brewing comes their “Juicy Data hazy IPA".  The beer pours a mildy hazy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, citrus, berries, dankness and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, citrus, berries, melon, herbal and dank hops, with grassy notes and a bitter finish.  The … Continue reading Juicy Data hazy IPA – CATEGORY 12 BREWING

(Trail Brew) Tidal Series Harvest Saison – VANCOUVER ISLAND BREWING

Trail Brew Chain Lakes Trail - Mt Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest (Trail Brew) Tidal Series Harvest Saison - Vancouver Island Brewing On October 21st, 2018 I had the pleasure of joining 4 women on a hike to Chain Lakes Trail also known as Chain Lakes Loop at Mount Baker.  I met one backpacking up … Continue reading (Trail Brew) Tidal Series Harvest Saison – VANCOUVER ISLAND BREWING

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

Four Stew IPA (4th Anniversary) – MOODY ALES

From Moody Ales out of Port Moody comes their “Four Stew IPA" a beer made in memory of Stew Helmer the father of Moody Ales founder Dan Helmer for the 4th Anniversary of the brewery.  The beer pours a copper colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, some pine, biscuit, grapefruit … Continue reading Four Stew IPA (4th Anniversary) – MOODY ALES

Suck it Trebek Double Dry Hopped Pale Ale – BACKCOUNTRY BREWING

From Backcountry Brewing in Squamish comes their “Suck it Trebek Double Dry Hopped Pale Ale".  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, sweetness and herbal and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, orange, huge citrus overall, herbal hops, mild pith and a low to … Continue reading Suck it Trebek Double Dry Hopped Pale Ale – BACKCOUNTRY BREWING

Fresh Hopped Estate Grown ESB – SPINNAKERS GASTRO BREWPUB

From Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub in Victoria comes their "Fresh Hopped Estate Grown ESB".  The beer pours a very deep amber colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of very floral and herbal hops, grain and caramel.  The flavour is of grain, caramel, herbal and grassy hops and a low bitterness.  The alcohol content … Continue reading Fresh Hopped Estate Grown ESB – SPINNAKERS GASTRO BREWPUB

Misthorn Winter IPA – VANCOUVER ISLAND BREWING

From Vancouver Island Brewing in Victoria comes their “Misthorn Winter IPA".  The beer pours a deep copper colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of orange, orange peel, cinnamon, rye spice and some sweetness.  The flavour is of rye spice, orange, orange peel, citrus pith, herbal hops, pith, cinnamon, pine and bitterness.  The alcohol … Continue reading Misthorn Winter IPA – VANCOUVER ISLAND BREWING

Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale – Category 12 Brewing

From Victoria’s Category 12 Brewing in Victoria comes their “Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale".  The beer pours a cloudy golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral and grassy hops, mild citrus and a hint of tartness.  The flavour is of herbal and grassy hops, mild pith, citrus, a bit vegetal (In a … Continue reading Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale – Category 12 Brewing

Sartori Harvest IPA (2018 Edition)- Driftwood Brewery

Well it is that time of year again! Driftwood Brewery out of Victoria BC has brought us their 2018 version of their wet hopped “Sartori Harvest IPA”.  Once again this was a hard find although I have stopped hunting it down also the last few years.  I found this one out in Maple Ridge myself.  … Continue reading Sartori Harvest IPA (2018 Edition)- Driftwood Brewery

(Trail Brew) Yanjing Beer 10°P – Beijing Yanjing Brewery

Trail Brew Juyongguan Great Wall Yanjing Beer 10°P -Beijing Yanjing Brewery Between September 15th to 24th 2018 my Wife and I took a trip of a lifetime to China. We started out trip in Beijing and on September 16th we headed to the Great Wall of China. We headed to the Juyongguan Great Wall portion … Continue reading (Trail Brew) Yanjing Beer 10°P – Beijing Yanjing Brewery

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

Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse West Coast IPA – Backcountry Brewing

From Backcountry Brewing in Squamish comes their “Everything's Coming Up Milhouse" a West Coast IPA.  The beer pours a cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruits, sweetness and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, citrus, sweetness, herbal hops, citrus pith and a low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse West Coast IPA – Backcountry Brewing

Dortmunder Export Lager – Bomber Brewing

From Bomber Brewing in East Vancouver comes their “Dortmunder Export Lager" a beer brewed for the St. Augustine’s 10th Anniversary party on August 9, 2018.  The beer pours a copper colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of grain, bread, citrus, sweetness and a grassy finish.  The flavour is of grain, cracker malts, citrus, sweetness, … Continue reading Dortmunder Export Lager – Bomber Brewing

Man-Go Fluff Yourself (Mango Milkshake IPA) – Riverbend Brewing

From Riverbend Brewing in Bend Oregon comes their "Man-Go Fluff Yourself (Mango Milkshake IPA)".  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consist of mango, tropical fruit, citrus and lactose.  The flavour is of mango, mango candy, pineapple,  citrus pith, vanilla, lactose and some herbal hops and low bitterness.  The alcohol … Continue reading Man-Go Fluff Yourself (Mango Milkshake IPA) – Riverbend Brewing

Parkade IPA – Steel & Oak Brewing

From New Westminster’s Steel & Oak Brewing comes their “Parkade IPA".  The beer pours a mild cloudy ornage with an off white head.  The aroma consists of herbal hops, tropical fruit, citrus, caramel and some floral hops.  The flavour is of herbal hops, tropical fruit, grapefruit rind, resin, bitterness, earth, mild caramel and hops bitterness.  … Continue reading Parkade IPA – Steel & Oak Brewing

(Trail Brew) The Bright Side – Dageraad Brewing

Trail Brew Three Brothers Mountain - E.C. Manning Provincial Park The Bright Side - Dageraad Brewing Back on July 15th, 2018 I headed out to Manning Park for the next iteration of Trail Brew.  The weather was beautiful this day and I knew it would be hot but I had no idea just how hot … Continue reading (Trail Brew) The Bright Side – Dageraad Brewing

East Coast IPA – RUSSELL BREWING

From Russell Brewing in Surrey comes their “East Coast IPA".  The beer has the tagline delicious juicy vibes.  The beer pours on the lighter side of murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of fruity, juicy notes with floral hops and some mild herbal notes also.  The flavour is of juicy fruit notes, … Continue reading East Coast IPA – RUSSELL BREWING

Faller Northwest Pale Ale – Vancouver Island Brewing

From Vancouver Island Brewing in Victoria comes their "Faller Northwest Pale Ale".  The beer pours a copper golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus, grain, bread with herbal and floral notes.  The flavour is of citrus, pine, bready, grain, herbal, resin and mild bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 5.4% … Continue reading Faller Northwest Pale Ale – Vancouver Island 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

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

Summer Remix mix pack – Moody Ales

From Moody Ales in Port Moody comes their "Summer Remix Mix Pack" containing the Pool Party Raspberry Hefe and the Sunday Funday Lime Kolsch.  Like the original Mixed Forecast pack this one hits the spot for the weather as we have hit our first heat wave of the year. Pool Party Raspberry Hefe  Pool Party … Continue reading Summer Remix mix pack – Moody Ales

Dizzy Dogs DBL IPA – Bad Dog Brewing

From Bad Dog Brewing in Sooke near Victoria on Vancouver Island comes their "Dizzy Dogs DBL IPA".  The beer poured a deep copper colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of fruity citrusy, melon with floral hops.   The flavour is of Citrus, melon, tropical fruit, toffee, herbal hops and a medium bitterness.  The … Continue reading Dizzy Dogs DBL IPA – Bad Dog 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

Like the Sun Golden Ale – Silver Valley Brewing

From Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their "Like the Sun" Golden Ale. The beer pours a golden colour with a white head. The aroma consists of lemon, grainy malts, floral hops and sweetness. The flavour is of lemon, grainy malts, herbal hops, pith, semi sweetness and a light bitterness. The alcohol content … Continue reading Like the Sun Golden Ale – Silver Valley Brewing

(Trail Brew) Iced Tea Pale Ale – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

Trail Brew Quarry Rock - Portion of Baden Powell Trail Iced Tea Pale Ale - Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub I took Monday June 5th off work as I had to be home to give access to a fire inspection. Seeing as I was busy on the weekend visiting friends and then attending Vancouver Craft Beer Week … Continue reading (Trail Brew) Iced Tea Pale Ale – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

What Have You Done For Me Lately? IPA – TWIN SAILS BREWING (Boombox Brewing)

From Twin Sails Brewing in Port Moody in collaboration with Boombox Brewing out of Vancouver comes their "What Have You Done For Me Lately?" an India Pale Ale.  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of juicy tropical fruits, orange with a sweet finish.   The flavour is of … Continue reading What Have You Done For Me Lately? IPA – TWIN SAILS BREWING (Boombox Brewing)

Formative Years Double IPA – Annex Ale Project

From Annex Ale Project in Calgary Alberta comes their "Formative Years Double IPA" both their Anniversary brew and well as their 100th Batch of beer.  The beer pours a copper colour with a slightly off white head.  The aroma consists of pineapple, tropical fruits, citrus, orange zest, sweetness. The flavour is of pineapple, tropical fruits, … Continue reading Formative Years Double IPA – Annex Ale Project

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