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

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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

(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

Barrel-Aged Double IPA – TORQUE BREWING

From Torque Brewing in Winnipeg Manitoba comes their “Barrel-Aged Double IPA".  The beer pours a copper colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, tropical fruit, melon, citrus and oak.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, melons, pineapple, citrus, citrus pith, saison spices, oak, vanilla, pine and bitterness.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Barrel-Aged Double IPA – TORQUE 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

Barrel-Aged Pentagram – Surly Brewing Co

From Brooklyn Center Minnesota’s Surly Brewing Co comes their “Barrel-Aged Pentagram". This beer was aged in wine barrels then put into High West rye whiskey barrels to finish. The beer pours a deep brown colour with a reddish tinge and a brown head. The aroma consists of oak, red wine, vanilla, brettanomyces funk, rye roasted … Continue reading Barrel-Aged Pentagram – Surly Brewing Co