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Phillips Brewing and Malting Co.- Twenty Point Buck

It is incredible to think that Phillips Brewing is turning twenty years old this year. Incredible that one of the original craft breweries in BC is that old but also  Continue Reading…

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A-Frame Brewing Co. – Skull Lake Imperial Espresso Stout

Situated in beautiful Squamish, BC, with a tasting room done up like a cabin, and every beer named after a BC lake, A-Frame Brewing is heavy on the #cabinvibes. One  Continue Reading…

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Wild Ambition Brewing- Dew Point Farmhouse IPA (Mosaic)

Wild Ambition Brewing in Kelowna, BC, always seems to be having a lot of fun playing with different yeasts and bacteria to ferment their beer. Some of that wild experimentation  Continue Reading…

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V2V Black Hops Brewing- Big Brut IPA

Brut beers are those that have used an enzyme, usually amyloglucosidase (or less often Champagne yeast) to create a very dry beer with little to no residue sugars. Amyloglucosidase has  Continue Reading…

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Whistle Buoy Brewing Co – Outer Peace Spruce Tip Pale Ale

2021 will likely be one of the greatest in recent memory for seasonal beer releases following the all-time low of 2020, in which breweries seemed to struggle to produce anything  Continue Reading…

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Vancouver Island Brewing & Ucluelet Brewing Collab- Wave Walker Helles Bock

For the second time, Vancouver Island Brewing has collaborated with four much smaller and younger craft breweries from the Island to create the pod pack. This mixed pack has four  Continue Reading…

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Twa Dogs Brewery – Ponkan Pale Ale

It turns out that not every fruit beer has to be a sour or a hazy. A case in point is Ponkan Pale Ale by Twa Dogs, the beer brand  Continue Reading…

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Brassneck Brewery- No Brainer Lager

The use of corn or corn sugar (dextrose) has a long history in brewing. Most likely first used as an adjunct in barley scarce North America, the use of corn  Continue Reading…

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Storm Brewing – Orange Creamsicle Ale

For as long as Vancouver’s Storm Brewing has existed, it has probably been doing “brainstorm” beers. Brainstorms are brave, sometimes maybe even foolhardy, experimental batches that are only available for  Continue Reading…

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Sooke Brewing Company- Belgian Tripel

A recent trip to Jordan River gave me the requisite time to rush into Sooke Brewing and grab a couple crowler’s of brew. The tasting room was as full as  Continue Reading…

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