(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

Little Juice Smoothie “Space Cowboy” – Three Magnets Brewing

From Three Magnets Brewing out of Olympia Washington comes their "Little Juice Smoothie "Space Cowboy"" a Milkshake IPA.  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma is of candied fruit, orange, grapefruit, berries and sweetness from the lactose.  The flavour is of herbal hops, citrus rind, orange, grapefruit, berries, tropical … Continue reading Little Juice Smoothie “Space Cowboy” – Three Magnets Brewing

Pike Old Bawdy Barley Wine style Ale 2006 – Pike Brewing Company

From Pike Brewing Company in Seattle Washington comes their "Pike Old Bawdy Barley Wine style Ale" from the 2006 vintage the first version after it was stopped in 1997.  Being that I drank this beer in August 2018 this bottle is between 11 and 12 years old depending on brew dates.  The beer pours a … Continue reading Pike Old Bawdy Barley Wine style Ale 2006 – Pike Brewing Company

Global Mutt Baltic Porter – Wander Brewing

From Wander Brewing in Bellingham Washington comes their "Global Mutt Baltic Porter".  The beer pours an opaque black with a brown head.  The aroma consists of cocoa, roasted malts, toffee, earth and anise.  The flavour is of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, anise, earth, pine, ash and bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 7% with … Continue reading Global Mutt Baltic Porter – Wander Brewing

Episode 63 – Seattle Short

  I recently headed down to Seattle for a beer trip.  Well it was actually a Baseball trip for my Wife and our friends but I don't have time for baseball so I made it a beer trip.  I headed out to Pike Brewing, Cloudburst Brewing, Teku Tavern in Seattle and Wander Brewing in Bellingham.  … Continue reading Episode 63 – Seattle Short

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

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