Episode 87 – The Atlanta Imperial March

We head back to Atlanta via Mike's cellar and hit up 5 big Imperial brews including 4 Imperial Stouts and one Old Ale. Here is the amazing list of brews. Atlanta Brewing Post-bel-lum, New Realm Brewing Imperial Oaxaca Choca Mexican Chocolate Stout, Orpheous Brewing The Ferryman Imperial Stout, Monday Night Garage Last Will and Testament … Continue reading Episode 87 – The Atlanta Imperial March

Transmigration of Souls Double IPA – Orpheus Brewing

From Orpheus Brewing in Atlanta Georgia comes their "Transmigration of Souls Double IPA".  The beer poured a cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, pineapple, mango with some sweetness.  The flavour is of tropical fruits like mango and pineapple, citrus, candied fruit, sweetness, some grain, maybe some pine and … Continue reading Transmigration of Souls Double IPA – Orpheus Brewing

Pale Ale – Alibi Ale Works

From Alibi Ale Works out of Incline Village Nevada on the shores of Lake Tahoe comes their "Pale Ale".  The beer pours a an orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, orange and a sweetness.   The flavour is of tropical fruit, orange, watermelon, citrus rind and pith, toffee and medium … Continue reading Pale Ale – Alibi Ale Works

Darkest Hour Imperial Stout (Cascara and Coffee) – Anchorage Brewing Company

From Anchorage Alaska’s Anchorage Brewing Company comes their “Darkest Hour Imperial Stout ".  This version was aged 15 Months in Whiskey Barrels with Cascara and coffee from Black Cup.  The beer pours a motor oil black with a chocolate brown head.  The aroma consists of chocolate, roasted malts, brown sugar, coffee, cherry, treacle and toffee.  … Continue reading Darkest Hour Imperial Stout (Cascara and Coffee) – Anchorage Brewing Company

KBS – Founders Brewing

From Founders Brewing out of Grand Rapids Michigan comes their "KBS" a Bourbon barrel aged chocolate coffee stout.  The beer pours an opaque black colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of chocolate, molasses, oak, vanilla, sweetness and oak.  The flavour is of chocolate, caramel, toffee, molasses, vanilla, anise, oak, earth, ash, mild bitterness … Continue reading KBS – Founders 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

Bellingham for an Outsider

Bellingham is not a mythical place to any Metro-Vancouverite. The tantalizing allure of cheap gas, cheap cheese, and discount clothing found at Bellis Fair Mall is a secret to few. But Bellingham has a charm that far surpasses anything that can be found north of the I-5 (that’s where you will find, malls, strip malls, … Continue reading Bellingham for an Outsider