Episode 137 – Mad Laboratory Distilling

  On this episode Mike had the chance to talk with Scott of Mad Laboratory Distilling our of South Vancouver.  Tune in to hear about their spirits and their current project making  alcohol wipes to help combat Covid-19. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Scott of Mad Laboratory Distilling. Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram  

Episode 133 – Hopwired 2020

  On this episode Mike headed out to Hopwired  Festival an indie beer and artisan coffee festival.  Each beer at the festival has been paired brewed using a small coffee roasters coffee with the majority of the beers being made specifically for this festival.  Beers came from as far East as Quebec and as far … Continue reading Episode 133 – Hopwired 2020

Schadenfreude Pumpkin Oktoberfest – Parallel 49 Brewing

From East Vancouver’s Parallel 49 Brewing comes their “Schadenfreude Pumpkin Oktoberfest".  The beer pours a deep amber orange with an off white head.  The aroma consists of malt, pumpkin, nutmeg, allspice, ginger and some sweetness.  The flavour is of nutmeg, allspice, ginger, hint of dark fruit, lots of malt, mild bitterness and some sweetness in … Continue reading Schadenfreude Pumpkin Oktoberfest – Parallel 49 Brewing

Episode 100 – Cellar-bration

  On this 100th episode we raided the cellar to find some seriously epic brews.  We had beer from Deep Dark Wood Brewing, Parallel 49, Deschutes, Surly Brewing and a home brew Barley Wine from Warren. Tune in to learn more about these beers. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Warren of Fraser Mills fermentation / Whats … Continue reading Episode 100 – Cellar-bration

Tiny Umbrella Double IPA – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Tiny Umbrella" a Pineapple and Passion Fruit Double IPA.  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of vanilla, stone fruit, pineapple, passion fruit, mango and an overall sweet finish.  The flavour is of vanilla, stone fruit, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, herbal … Continue reading Tiny Umbrella Double IPA – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

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

Episode 89 – BC Beer Wars Update with Steve

On this episode Steve gives us an update on his BC Beer War training and samples our sponsor Vancouver Island Brewing's latest beer the Nanaimo Bar Imperial Porter. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Click the link here to purchase your tickets for BC Beer Wars and help steve with his goals. BC … Continue reading Episode 89 – BC Beer Wars Update with Steve

Frondosa Double IPA – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

From Andina Brewing Company in Vancouver comes their “Frondosa Double IPA".  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, stone fruit, sweetness, with herbal and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, stone fruit, dankness, resin, herbal hops and a medium bitterness.  The alcohol … Continue reading Frondosa Double IPA – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

Episode 86 – Hopwired Festival 2019

On February 23rd we attended the second annual Hopwired Festival that was hosted at the Croatian Cultural Center in Vancouver. Hopwired is a craft beer and coffee fusion festival and was a blast! The team that put it on killed it once again and I am glad to see that it will be back for … Continue reading Episode 86 – Hopwired Festival 2019

Pálida Pale Ale – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

From Andina Brewing Company in Vancouver comes their “Pálida Pale Ale".  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of mild citrus and tropical notes, floral hops, semi sweet notes.  The flavour is of herbal and earthy hops up front with citrus and tropical next moving into some citrus … Continue reading Pálida Pale Ale – ANDINA BREWING COMPANY

Episode 81 – The Dreaded Lager Challenge

On this episode we put a selection of lagers head to head in a blind tating. That included craft lagers, macro and Euro lagers. Fund out what ones we like the most. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Dan of TMFDJ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped … Continue reading Episode 81 – The Dreaded Lager Challenge

Episode 78 – Happy New Years 2019

For New Years Eve we had Kevin Singh or the Beerd Show and Graham With head brewer of Parallel 49 Brewing on as guests for a bottle share. Take a listen to hear what we thought about Temporal Artisan Ales brews including Mirror Symmetry, Infinite Possibilities and Apparent Horizon. We also tried the Old Abbey … Continue reading Episode 78 – Happy New Years 2019

Midnight Train Milk Chocolate Coconut Stout – BOOMBOX BREWING

From Boombox Brewing in Vancouver brewed out of Parallel 49 Brewing comes their “Midnight Train" a  Milk Chocolate Coconut Stout.  This beer pours an opaque black colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of chocolate, coconut, lactose, toffee, caramel and sweetness.  The flavour is of chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, resin, lactose, coconut, bitterness, earth … Continue reading Midnight Train Milk Chocolate Coconut Stout – BOOMBOX BREWING

STRANGE SIDE: ACT II A Brazen Brown Ale – THE PARKSIDE BREWERY (STRANGE FELLOWS BREWING)

From the Parkside Brewery in Port Moody in collaboration with Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver  comes their “STRANGE SIDE: ACT II A Brazen Brown Ale".  The beer pours a brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of roasted malts, earth, ash, caramel and sweetness.  The flavour is of roasted malts, caramel, pine, earth, … Continue reading STRANGE SIDE: ACT II A Brazen Brown Ale – THE PARKSIDE BREWERY (STRANGE FELLOWS BREWING)

Head Banger Triple India Pale Ale – Strathcona Beer Company

From Strathcona Beer Company in Vancouver comes their “Head Banger Triple India Pale Ale" their second anniversary beer.  The beer pours a murky dark orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruits, mango, peach and some green notes from the hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, mango, peach, raspberries, pineapple, … Continue reading Head Banger Triple India Pale Ale – Strathcona Beer Company

Charcoal Porter – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Charcoal Porter".  The beer pours a deep brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of roasted malts, mild smoke and sweetness.  The flavour is of smoke, ash, roasted malts, chocolate, earth, bitterness, caramel, roasted coffee with a dry finish.  The alcohol content comes in at … Continue reading Charcoal Porter – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

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

Secret Track Hazy German Pale Ale – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver in collaboration with Doans Craft Brewing and Bright Eye Brewing comes their “Secret Track Hazy German Pale Ale".  The beer pours a deep murky orange with an off white head.  The aroma consists of fruity citrus hops notes with some herbal notes and a juicy hop finish.  The flavour … Continue reading Secret Track Hazy German Pale Ale – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

Toto Darkness Black Lager – BOMBER BREWING

From Bomber Brewing in East Vancouver comes their “Toto Darkness Black Lager".  This beer has been released in conjunction with Theatre Replacement's production of East Van Panto:  The Wizard of OZ.  The beer pours a deep black colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of roasted malts, chocolate and sweetness.  The flavour is of … Continue reading Toto Darkness Black Lager – BOMBER BREWING

7th Year Anniversary Imperial Stout – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their “7th Year Anniversary Imperial Stout" a beer that looks to emulate french toast.  The beer pours an opaque black colour with  a light brown head.  The aroma consists of oak, bourbon, vanilla, maple, roasted malts and brown sugar.  The flavour is of bourbon, oak, vanilla, maple, brown … Continue reading 7th Year Anniversary Imperial Stout – COAL HARBOUR BREWING

Double Infinity (Eureka!) – SUPERFLUX BEER COMPANY

From Superflux Beer Company brewing out of Strathcona Beer Company in Vancouver comes their “Double Infinity (Eureka!)" a Double IPA. The beer pours a murky orange with a white head. The aroma consists of tropical fruit, sweetness, pith and herbal hops. The flavour is of tropical fruit, candied fruit, citrus pith, sweetness, herbal hops, resin, … Continue reading Double Infinity (Eureka!) – SUPERFLUX BEER COMPANY

Episode 72 – Andina Brewing

  On this episode we got back to our Interview episodes.  This time I stopped in to Andina Brewing in East Vancouver to talk with Founder Andres Amaya and head brewer Ben Greenberg. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Andina Brewing - Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Hopped UP Network Promo – Pints and … Continue reading Episode 72 – Andina 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

Wayfarer Barley Wine – Strange Fellows Brewing

From Strange Fellows Brewing in Vancouver comes their "Wayfarer Barley Wine" a bottle that I have had in my cellar since March 2018.  I cracked the bottle in October 2018.  The beer pours a deep amber colour with a light brown head.  The aroma consists of dark fruits, toffee, candied sugar and some sweetness.  The … Continue reading Wayfarer Barley Wine – Strange Fellows Brewing

Jalea Guava Saison – Andina Brewing Company

From Andina Brewing Company in Vancouver comes their “Jalea Guava Saison".  The beer pours a murky orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of guava, tropical fruit, sweetness and grain.  The flavour is of guava, tropical fruit, citrus rind and pith, hint of grains and some yeast in the end.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Jalea Guava Saison – Andina Brewing Company

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

Boris Russian Imperial Stout 2017 Vintage – Strange Fellows Brewing

From Strange Fellows Brewing Company in East Vancouver comes their “Boris Russian Imperial Stout” the 2017 Vintage aged in Woodford Reserve Barrels if my memory serves me right.  The beer pours a jet black with a chocolate brown head.  The aroma consists of roasty malts, ash, leather, anise, chocolate, treacle, toffee and sweetness.  The flavour … Continue reading Boris Russian Imperial Stout 2017 Vintage – Strange Fellows Brewing

4th Anniversary Quadrupel Belgian Ale – MAIN STREET BREWING

From Main Street Brewing in Vancouver comes their “4th Anniversary Quadrupel Belgian Ale".  The beer pours a deep reddish with a tan head.  The aroma consists of dark fruits, candied sugar, toffee and a sweet finish.  The flavour is of dark fruits, stone fruit, clove, candied sugar, toffee, resin, almost pine and bitterness.  The alcohol … Continue reading 4th Anniversary Quadrupel Belgian Ale – MAIN STREET BREWING

Comet Launcher Double IPA – Off The Rail Brewing

From Off The Rail Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Comet Launcher Double IPA".  The beer pours a deep murky orange with an off white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, citrus, sweetness, hint of pine and floral hops.  The flavour is of citrus, tropical fruit, pine, earth, resin, bready malts and a medium bitterness.  … Continue reading Comet Launcher Double IPA – Off The Rail Brewing

Barking Mad Plum Porter – Main Street Brewing

From Main Street Brewing in Vancouver comes their “Barking Mad Plum Porter".  The beer pours a fairly light brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma consists of mild roast, plums, ash and fruit that I can not quite pin down.  The flavour is of plum, mild roast, earth, mild bitterness, coffee, ash and chocolate.  … Continue reading Barking Mad Plum Porter – Main Street 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

(TRAIL BREW) The Legend Of Citra Double IPA – BOOMBOX BREWING (Kilter Brewing)

Trail Brew East Canyon Trail - Golden Ears Provincial Park The Legend Of Citra Double IPA - Boombox Brewing (Kilter Brewing) On Saturday September 8th, 2018 I slept in and it was raining so I reigned in my hiking plans and headed out to Golden Ears Provincial Park.  There is no reason to head to … Continue reading (TRAIL BREW) The Legend Of Citra Double IPA – BOOMBOX BREWING (Kilter 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)

Power Slide Double IPA – Parallel 49 Brewing

From East Vancouver's Parallel 49 Brewing comes their "Power Slide Double IPA".  The beer pours a mildly hazy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of sweetness, citrus, tropical fruit and some floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, orange juice, sweetness, citrus rind, some pine and low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes … Continue reading Power Slide Double IPA – Parallel 49 Brewing

Apparent Horizon – Temporal Artisan Ales

From Temporal Artisan Ales brewed out of Luppolo Brewing in Vancouver comes their "Apparent Horizon" a blend of barred aged beers.  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a very fast dissipating white head.  The aroma consists of plum, ripe peach, citrus, sweetness, oak and some mild funk.  The flavour is of plum, pineapple, … Continue reading Apparent Horizon – Temporal Artisan Ales

Episode 60 – Siris Cask Festival

  On this weeks abbreviated episode I found myself at the Siris Cask Festival.  Siris is a cask festival where only the women of the British Columbia craft beer industry brew the beer.  The festival celebrates the women of our industry and hopes to inspire new women to get into brewing. Podcaster Involved: Mike G … Continue reading Episode 60 – Siris Cask Festival

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

Triticale Super Saison – Coal Harbour Brewing

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their "Triticale Super Saison". The beer poured a copper orange colour with a white head. The aroma consists of yeast, floral hops, peppery spice, citrus rind and citrus. The flavour is of peppery spice, yeast, citrus rind, pith, citrusy, wheat, rye spice, low bitterness with maybe a hint … Continue reading Triticale Super Saison – Coal Harbour Brewing

Episode 57 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival 2018

  This year I was only able to attend the Vancouver Craft Beer Week festival on the last day.  June 3rd, 2018 did not bring the greatest weather but that never stopped a Vancouverite from enjoying beer outdoors.  This is a shorter episode with some mini interviews with some of the breweries in attendance. Coal … Continue reading Episode 57 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival 2018

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

Episode 56 – Brews Brothers Vol 4

For the fourth year in a row Parallel 49 Brewing in East Vancouver has made their Brews Brothers mixed pack.  This years theme was New Wave music and they brought in the breweries Bad Tattoo, Twin Sails, Parkside, R&B, Riot, Mount Arrowsmith, Postmark, Boombox, Gladstone, Red Collar, Superflux and Faculty Brewing.  This is the only … Continue reading Episode 56 – Brews Brothers Vol 4

Don’t Call It A Comeback Double IPA – Boombox Brewing

From Boombox Brewing in Vancouver brewed out of Parallel 49 Brewing comes their "Don't Call It A Comeback Double IPA".  The beer pours a very cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, mango, citrus, dankness and some herbal notes.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, mango, citrus, citrus rind, … Continue reading Don’t Call It A Comeback Double IPA – Boombox 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

Modernness N.E. Pale Ale – Electric Bicycle Brewing

From Vancouver's newest brewery Electric Bicycle Brewing in the Brewery Creek district comes their "Modernness N.E. Pale Ale".  This beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, mango, pineapple and peach.  The flavour is of peach, mango, pineapple, citrus rind and pith, some malts with very low … Continue reading Modernness N.E. Pale Ale – Electric Bicycle 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)

Episode 53 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week is here!

  Its that time of year again! Vancouver Craft Beer Week has arrived. Here is a preview of what is to come. Get your tickets asap before you miss out! This is the biggest festival of the year. VCBW Website Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/   Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped … Continue reading Episode 53 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week is here!

Smoke & Mirrors Imperial Smoked Ale – Coal Harbour Brewing

From Coal Harbour Brewing in Vancouver comes their "Smoke & Mirrors Imperial Smoked Ale".  This beer won Silver in the Smoked Beer category at the Wold Beer Cup 2018.  The beer pours a black opaque colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists smoke, roasted malts and earth.  The flavour is of dark fruits, roasted … Continue reading Smoke & Mirrors Imperial Smoked Ale – Coal Harbour Brewing

Episode 51 – Coal Harbour Brewing

  This week I sat down with Thomas Batty the Head Brewer at Coal Harbour Brewing of East Vancouver.  We talked about the history of the brewery, his direction for the beer and their Silver Medal at the 2018 World Beer Cup. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Coal Harbour Brewing … Continue reading Episode 51 – 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

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 15.5 The Lost Episode (Collaboration Podcast)

Back in May 2017 Pacific Beer Chat partnered up with Off Notes Podcast for a fun collaboration episodes where we discussed collaboration beers.  Unfortunately before part 2 could be released my hard drive died and I lost everything.  Just this week though I found the original footage.  The audio is not quite as good as … Continue reading Episode 15.5 The Lost Episode (Collaboration Podcast)

Episode 25 – Russian Imperial Showdown

  For the latest episode we got together at 12 Kings Pub to discuss some world class Russian Imperial Stouts.  Stouts came from Nokomis Craft Ales out of Saskatchewan, Cigar City Brewing out of Tampa Florida and two from De Struise Brouwers out of Belgium. Bloggers Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike A of www.thebeerrater.com Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com And guests: Lundy … Continue reading Episode 25 – Russian Imperial Showdown

Episode 24 – BC BEER AWARDS 2017

  On October 21st, 2017 British Columbia celebrated the 8th Annual BC Beer Awards.  This episode documents both the awards and short interviews with some of the brewers and other people in the industry. blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode Breakdown: West Coast Canning - 2:24 Doan's Craft Brewing Company - 4:05 Steel & Oak … Continue reading Episode 24 – BC BEER AWARDS 2017

Episode 23 – 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company

  On October 17th, 2017 Mike found himself in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. He reached out to a few breweries and luckily was able to hook up with 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company. Mike sat down with cofounder Shawn Moen. This brewery makes tasty beer and has a cool story. This is our first episode removed from … Continue reading Episode 23 – 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company

Episode 22 – Orlando Florida (Short)

  In this latest episode I discuss my recent trip to Orlando Florida including the craft beer I found at Universal Studios Orlando, Disney World and two Cigar City Brewing beer I brought home. blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Correction Funky Buddha was purchased by Constellation Brands not AB-Inbev as incorrectly stated. I apologize. … Continue reading Episode 22 – Orlando Florida (Short)

Episode 21 – BC Ale Trail

  In this latest episode we discuss the British Columbia tourism project the BC Ale Trail. We brough on Joe Wiebe one of the founders of the trail with the BC Craft Beer Brewers Guild. If you love to travel for Craft Beer be it taking local transit or renting a car and driving this is your go … Continue reading Episode 21 – BC Ale Trail

Episode 20 – Trail Beer Refinery

  On June 23rd, 2017 Chelsea of Brewtiful British Columbia and Mike of Mike’s Craft Beer stopped in to Trail Beer Refinery.  In this episode we discuss the breweries current plans and what their reception has been in the town of Trail. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode … Continue reading Episode 20 – Trail Beer Refinery

Episode 19 – Rossland Beer Co

  On June 23rd, 2017 Chelsea of Brewtiful British Columbia and Mike of Mike's Craft Beer stopped in to Rossland Bee Co.  We discussed their beginnings in a different town, to their original system and the brand new system going in now. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode … Continue reading Episode 19 – Rossland Beer Co

Episode 18 – Torchlight Brewing

  Pacific Beer Chat Poscast #18 On June 24th, 2017 Chelsea and Mike  headed to the Kootenays in South Eastern British Columbia to celebrate the grand opening of the new location of Torchlight Brewing.  We discuss their origins, the new location and whats to come. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G … Continue reading Episode 18 – Torchlight Brewing

Episode 17 – BJCP Judged Beer Awards

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #17 In our latest episode we talk about BJCP judged Beer Awards.  Our opinions about then and some of our ideas. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode 17

Episode 16 – Frequently Asked Beer Questions (#FABQ)

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #16 Recently we were called out by BAOS Podcast to do the #FABQ. After a dead computer and a few false starts due to sickness we are back and answering the 9 burning questions.  This who #FABQ was started by the Youtuber Tasting Nitch.  We call out Booze Reviews and … Continue reading Episode 16 – Frequently Asked Beer Questions (#FABQ)

Episode 15 – Collaboration Podcast (Off Notes Podcast)

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #15 If Breweries can collaborate so can Craft Beer Podcasts! Breweries collaborate all the time and it is what makes the industry so amazing!  We reached out to Off Notes Podcast and this podcast came out of it! Find Part 2 of the Collaboration Podcast here! Bloggers / Podcasters involved … Continue reading Episode 15 – Collaboration Podcast (Off Notes Podcast)

Episode 14 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 2

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #14 On the weekend of April 7-8, 2017 Chelsea and I interviewed a selection of the breweries that were pouring at the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale held in Penticton.  Here is part two of two parts of our audio. Bloggers Involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode Breakdown: R&B … Continue reading Episode 14 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 2

Episode 13 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 1

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #13 On the weekend of April 7-8, 2017 Chelsea and I interviewed a selection of the breweries that were pouring at the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale held in Penticton.  Here is part one of two parts of our audio with a slideshow from the event. Bloggers Involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike … Continue reading Episode 13 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 1

Episode 12 – Crannóg Ales at the Fest-Of-Ale

Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #12 While attending the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale we had the honor to interview Brian of Crannóg Ales.  It was such a good interview that we decided to share it as its own episode.  We apologize that there is no true video as we did not have one with us so I made … Continue reading Episode 12 – Crannóg Ales at the Fest-Of-Ale

Episode 11 – Women in Craft Beer

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #11 Women are a very important part of the craft beer industry. In the spirit of this we talk to some of the women in the industry about Women's role in the craft beer world.  I am honored that these ladies were willing to join us and I hope they … Continue reading Episode 11 – Women in Craft Beer

Episode 10 – Beer Education

Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #10 This time we talk beer Education with a Certified Cicerone. In the latest episode we talk to a Certified CIcerone and discuss beer education topics. Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Steve of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com and a Special Guest in: … Continue reading Episode 10 – Beer Education

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

Episode 6 – Winter Beers

  Winter Beers (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #6) Welcome to Episode 6 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Carnell of https://carnellsbeer.wordpress.com/ Topics of Discussion: Winter beers: our likes, dislikes and wants.

Episode 5 – Keeping up with the Beer Geeks

  Keeping up with the Beer Geeks (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #5) Welcome to Episode 5 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: 1 – Recent attended event recap and upcoming events. 2 – … Continue reading Episode 5 – Keeping up with the Beer Geeks

Episode 4 – Cellaring Beer

  Cellaring Beer (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #4) Welcome to Episode 4 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: 1 – Recent attended event recap. 2 - Cellaring Beer Cellaring resources: http://www.cellarhq.com http://www.beercellar.me http://westcoastbeergeek.com/2015/03/13/craft-beer-review-granville-island-brewing-3-year-barleywine-vertical/ http://mikescraftbeer.com/2014/02/19/do-it-yourself-bottle-waxing/

Episode 3 – Breweries, Events and Cross Canada Beers

  Breweries, events and cross Canada beers (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #3) I apologize for the lac of video for the first 9:39 of the video I screwed something up and lost that portion of video (Mike Mikescraftbeer). Welcome to Episode 3 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com, Terry of … Continue reading Episode 3 – Breweries, Events and Cross Canada Beers

Episode 2 – Were Back and Talking Beer

  Were back and talking beer (Pacific Beer Chat #2) Welcome to Episode 2 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Mike of http://thebeerrater.com/ and Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: 1 - Recent attended event recap. 2 - Discussing the April 1st Price … Continue reading Episode 2 – Were Back and Talking Beer

Episode 1 – Meet the Bloggers

  Meet the Bloggers (Pacific Beer Chat #1) This is the inaugural podcast from Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Mike of http://thebeerrater.com/ and Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: Promo for Victoria Beer Week 1 - Favourite local place to grab a beer … Continue reading Episode 1 – Meet the Bloggers