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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Superfruit IPA – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

From Central City Brewers & Distillers (Red Racer Brewing) in Surrey comes their “Superfruit IPA" a beer with mango and passion fruit.  The beer pours a cloudy orange with an off white head.  The aroma consists of mango, passion fruit, sweetness and floral hops.  The flavour is of grain, resin, pine, mild bitterness, mango, passion … Continue reading Superfruit IPA – CENTRAL CITY BREWERS & DISTILLERS

Episode 75 – East Van Beer Trio

On this episode we sat down to a trio of beer from East Vancouver including two from Andina Brewing that included Mapalé Milk Stout and Brumosa Hazy IPA. We also had the Strathcona Beer Company second anniversary Head Banger Triple IPA. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.comContinue reading Episode 75 – East Van Beer Trio

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

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

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

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

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

Chrono Wet Hop IPA 2018 – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks

From Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks in Richmond comes this years version of “Chrono Wet Hop IPA”.   This years version has changed from an American IPA style to a New England Style IPA.  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, stone fruit, juicy sweetness, and floral … Continue reading Chrono Wet Hop IPA 2018 – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks

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

Fuzzy Wuzzy Peach IPA – THE PARKSIDE BREWERY

From the Parkside Brewery in Port Moody comes their “Fuzzy Wuzzy Peach IPA".  The beer pours a deep amber colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of peach, stone fruit, sweetness and a floral finish.  The flavour is of peach, other stone fruit, citrus, some malt, mild herbal hops and some low to medium … Continue reading Fuzzy Wuzzy Peach IPA – THE PARKSIDE BREWERY

Rolling Stock IPA – Taylight Brewing

From Taylight Brewing out of Port Coquitlam comes their "Rolling Stock IPA".  The beer pours a hazy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of citrus, grain, floral hops and a semi sweet finish.  The flavour is of herbal hops, tropical fruit, citrus, citrus pith and medium bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in … Continue reading Rolling Stock IPA – Taylight Brewing

Flying Fist IPA – 京A Brewing Co (Jinga Brewing)

From Beijing China's 京A Brewing Co (Jinga Brewing) comes their "Flying FIrst IPA".  The beer pours a golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, melon, floral hops and a sweetness.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, citrus, citrus pith, resin, grassy, caramel, pine and bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at … Continue reading Flying Fist IPA – 京A Brewing Co (Jinga Brewing)

Episode 67 – Haze Train to Super-Bell-Winds

  For this episode we sat down to two amazing New England Style India Pale Ale's one from Superflux Beer Company Barracuda IPA and one a collaboration between Four Winds Brewing and Bellwoods Brewery Fog Zombie Double IPA. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Women … Continue reading Episode 67 – Haze Train to Super-Bell-Winds

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

Episode 65 – Sweden and Estonia Fun

  We were lucky to have some more beer from Steve's trip across the pond with brews coming from both Sweden and Estonia.  Beer came from Pühaste Brewery, Oceanbryggeriet and Omnipollo. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Friend of the show podcast - Shooting Breezes Hopped UP Network Promo … Continue reading Episode 65 – Sweden and Estonia Fun

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

Just the Hits Double IPA – Boombox Brewing (Twin Sails Brewing)

From Boombox Brewing in Vancouver in collaboration with Twin Sails Brewing out of Port Moody comes their "Just the Hits Double IPA".  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit including but not limited to pineapple as well as orange juice with sweetness.  The flavour is of … Continue reading Just the Hits Double IPA – Boombox Brewing (Twin Sails 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

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

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

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

Pollyanna Wild Northeast IPA – 2 CROWS BREWING

From 2 Crows Brewing out of Halifax Nova Scotia comes their “Pollyanna Wild Northeast IPA".  The beer pours a murky copper colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, mild fruits including tropical fruits, mango, orange and some caramel and bready malts.  The flavour is of tropical fruits, mango, orange, citrus … Continue reading Pollyanna Wild Northeast IPA – 2 CROWS BREWING

Tiny Umbrella Double IPA – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Tiny Umbrella Double IPA" a Pineapple and Passion Fruit brew.  The beer pours a murky orange juice colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of pineapple, passion fruit, grapefruit and sweetness.  The flavour is of pineapple, passion fruit, orange juice, citrus pith, mild alchol and … Continue reading Tiny Umbrella Double IPA – COAL HARBOUR 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

Brut IPA – STEAMWORKS BREWING

From Steamworks Brewing in Burnaby BC comes their “Brut IPA".  This is a new style of IPA that is exploding in the US right now.  The beer finishes very dry by adding an enzyme amylase that breaks down the sugars reducing sweetness and kicking up the mouthfeel.  The beer pours a yellow colour with a … Continue reading Brut IPA – STEAMWORKS 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

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

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

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)

(Trail Brew) Day Dreamer NE IPA – Coast Mountain Brewing

Trail Brew Lindeman Lake and Greendrop Lake - Chilliwack lake Provincial Park Day Dreamer NE IPA - Coast Mountain Brewing On May 27th, 2018 I decided to check out a trail in the Chilliwack region. One of my Facebook Friends had been out to Lindeman Lake in Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park and the area was … Continue reading (Trail Brew) Day Dreamer NE IPA – Coast Mountain Brewing

(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

DBL JUX Wild Double IPA – Four Winds Brewing

From Four Winds Brewing in Delta comes their “DBL JUX Wild Double IPA" a Double IPA version of their very popular Juxtapose Wild IPA. The beer pours a cloudy golden colour with a white head. The aroma consists of wild yeast, floral hops, citrus and tropical fruit. The flavour is of tropical fruit, citrus, wild … Continue reading DBL JUX Wild Double IPA – Four Winds Brewing

Episode 39 – Haze For Days

  For this episode we sit down with a selection of North American Hazy IPA's. We drink a local in Strathcona Beer Company Get Down on it as well as the Quebec brewery Bièreie Shelton with the NE IPA then we move onto Old Nation Brewing M-43 and Boss Tweed and Trillium Fort Point. This … Continue reading Episode 39 – Haze For Days

Episode 9 – IPA is on the Rise

  IPA is on the Rise (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #9) In the latest episode of Pacific Beer Chat we talk about the IPA.  How it had waned in popularity and how it is surging once again.  From West Coast IPA's to New England IPA's (East Coast IPA's), Milkshake IPA's and beyond. Bloggers Involved include: … Continue reading Episode 9 – IPA is on the Rise