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

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

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

High Fives & Fun Times Sour Brut IPA – Big Ridge Brewing (SILVER VALLEY BREWING)

From Big Ridge Brewing in Surrey in collaboration with Silver Valley Brewing out of Maple Ridge comes their “High Fives & Fun Times Sour Brut IPA".  The beer pours a golden yellow colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, tartness with fruit notes.  The flavour is of tartness up front, … Continue reading High Fives & Fun Times Sour Brut IPA – Big Ridge Brewing (SILVER VALLEY BREWING)

Tart Cranberry Ale – TRADING POST BREWING

From Trading Post Brewing in Langley comes their "Tart Cranberry Ale".  The beer pours a reddish colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tart cranberries, sweetness and some wheat.  The flavour is of tartness, cranberries and hints of wheat.  The alcohol content comes in at 5.9% with an IBU of 7.  This may … Continue reading Tart Cranberry Ale – TRADING POST BREWING

Viognier Farmhouse – FIELD HOUSE BREWING

From Field House Brewing in Abbotsford comes their “Viognier Farmhouse" a beer with wine grapes.  The beer pours an orange colour with a small white head that dissapears quickly.  The aroma consists of wine, citrus, stone fruit, saison spice and sweetness.  The flavour is of wine, tangerine, stone fruits, sweetness, mild tartness, sasion spiciness and … Continue reading Viognier Farmhouse – FIELD HOUSE 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

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

Salted Watermelon Sour – Stanley Park Brewing

From Delta's Stanley Park Brewing comes their new "Salted Watermelon Sour" a Gose part of their Concession Stand mixed pack. The beer pours a cloudy orange with a white head. The aroma consists of watermelon, salt and some sweetness. The flavour is of watermelon, salt, tartness and citrus. This reminds me of a salted watermelon … Continue reading Salted Watermelon Sour – Stanley Park 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

Ambrée Biére De Garde – Backroads Brewing

From Backroads Brewing in Nelson comes their "Ambrée Biére De Garde" the first barrel aged beer from the brewery.  The beer pours a deep amber colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of red wine, cherries, plum, toffee, oak and a sweetness in the finish.  The flavour is of grain, oak, red wine, cherries, … Continue reading Ambrée Biére De Garde – Backroads Brewing

Sea maiden Watermelon Sour – BRITANNIA BREWING COMPANY

From Britannia Brewing Company in the Richmond with a tasting room in Steveston Village comes their “Sea maiden Watermelon Sour".  The beer pours a Golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of watermelon, with tartness in the finish.  The flavour is of mild watermelon,  tartness, semi sweetness, salty and some grain in the … Continue reading Sea maiden Watermelon Sour – BRITANNIA BREWING COMPANY

Lazy Sunday Blondemosa – Britannia Brewing Company

From Britannia Brewing Company in the Richmond with a tasting room in Steveston Village comes their “Lazy Sunday Blondemosa".  The beer pours a cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of orange, hint of grain and an overall sweetness.  The flavour is of orange juice, mild tartness from said OJ, hints of malt … Continue reading Lazy Sunday Blondemosa – Britannia Brewing Company

Anniversary Beer Raspberry Gose – The Parkside Brewery

From the Parkside Brewery in Port Moody comes their Second Anniversary beer the "Anniversary Beer Raspberry Gose".  The beer pours a deep murky red colour with a red head.  The aroma consist of huge raspberry notes, juicy berries with a good sweetness on the nose.  The flavour is of big tartness, raspberries, jammy berry, mild … Continue reading Anniversary Beer Raspberry Gose – The Parkside Brewery

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