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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aprikose American Wild Ale (Fellowship III) – Strange Fellows Brewing

From Strange Fellows Brewing in East Vancouver comes their first release in the 2018/2019 Fellowship club.  This is Fellowship III.  The first release is "Aprikose American Wild Ale" a beer barrel aged with Apricots.  The base beer for this blend was brewed both in 2015 and 2016 and then apricots were added in the last … Continue reading Aprikose American Wild Ale (Fellowship III) – Strange Fellows Brewing

Hopping Mad Cider – Central City Brewers & Distillers

From Central City Brewers & Distillers in Surrey comes their "Hopping Mad Cider". The cider pours a very light yellow colour with a white head. The aroma consists of apples, citrusy lemon and floral hops. The flavour is of apple, lemon, grassy hops and some sweetness. The alcohol content comes in at 5%. This is … Continue reading Hopping Mad Cider – Central City Brewers & Distillers

(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

White Rabbit Lemon Raz Radler – RUSSELL BREWING

From Russell Brewing in Surrey comes their “White Rabbit Lemon Raz Radler".  The beer pours a straw yellow with a white head.  The aroma consists of lemon, raspberry, general berries, wheat and sweetness.  The flavour is of lemon, raspberry, berries, wheat, grain and sweetness.  The alcohol content comes in at 3.5% with and IBU of … Continue reading White Rabbit Lemon Raz Radler – RUSSELL BREWING

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

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

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

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

Beer Connoisour – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Beer Connoisour" a Raspberry Sour brewed with Dino Sours.  The beer pours a cloudy red colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of raspberries, lemongrass and sweetness.  The flavour is of raspberries, tartness, lemongrass, herbal hops, juniper berries and some sweetness.  The alcohol content comes in … Continue reading Beer Connoisour – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

Paradise Found (Ginger Super Berliner) – ANNEX ALE PROJECT

From Annex Ale Project in Calgary Alberta comes their “Paradise Found (Ginger Super Berliner)".  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of candied ginger, citrusy lemon, grain and cereal malts with some leafy hops.  The flavour is of ginger, ginger tea, lemon, lemon peel, mild tartness, sweetness and … Continue reading Paradise Found (Ginger Super Berliner) – ANNEX ALE PROJECT

(Trail Brew) Sunrise Gose – Coal Harbour Brewing

Trail Brew Stawamus Chief First and Second Peak - Stawamus Chief Provincial Park and Protected Area Sunrise Gose - Coal Harbour Brewing On May 12th, 2018 I decided to head out to Squamish the self proclaimed Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada to take a hike. This does not seem like unfounded boasting though as hiking, … Continue reading (Trail Brew) Sunrise Gose – Coal Harbour Brewing

Ginger (Ginger Beer) – Odd Society Spirits

From Odd Society Spirits comes their "Ginger" not a beer but an alcoholic Ginger Beer. This Ginger Beer pours a very light yellow colour with a small head that dissipates quickly. The aroma consists of ginger, candy sugar, citrus, with a small bite in the end. The flavour is of ginger, lemon, lime, candy sugar, … Continue reading Ginger (Ginger Beer) – Odd Society Spirits