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Extra Special Bitter

Spinnakers Brewery- Mitchell’s Extra Special Bitter

Raise a glass in memory of one of BC’s most essential craft beer pioneers, John Mitchell. It was in the early 80’s that John, with the help of one of

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Hazy IPA Northeast IPA

Mariner Brewing – Polaris Hazy Northeast IPA

Mariner Brewing opened in 2017 and is the first craft brewery to open in Coquitlam. As with any “firsts”, there were a few hoops to jump to make the opening

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Extra Special Bitter

Foamers’ Folly – Lavender Earl Grey ESB

Lavender Earl Grey ESB is an interesting brew. Some may find it strange to try combining an Extra Special Bitter recipe with tea and flowers (herbal lavender). But the brew took

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Hazy IPA

Boombox Brewing – Ultra Deluxe

First released in 2017, this beer has been around for a while, but not in the Beer Me BC database. Ultra Deluxe is an artfully brewed take on a Hazy

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Hazy IPA NE IPA New England IPA

Red Racer & Port Rexton “Across The Nation”-Skerwink Haze

In 2017 to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday Gary Lohin, head brewer and co-owner of Central City Brewery & Distillery decided to create a very special collaboration 12 pack. He chose

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Double IPA

Bad Dog Brewing Company- Dizzy Dogs Double IPA

The caravan might have moved on but the dogs still bark and they bark for some old fashioned West Coast double IPA. Bad Dogs Brewing is helping keep them quiet

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Saison

The Beer Farmers- Saison

In the picturesque Pemberton Valley lies a 120-year-old, 4th generation farm that until recently focussed on growing organic potatoes. But the Millers have turned their farm into one of the

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Gose

Moon Under Water Brewery- Gila Gose

Gose (pronounced GO-zah) is a tart wheat beer made with salt added to the boil and often includes coriander. It is a historical style that originated in Germany, specifically the

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Barrel Aged Brett Saison

Steamworks x Blasted Church – Purgatory Barrel-Aged Brett Saison

Purgatory is Steamworks’ follow-on to their 2018 Blasted Church collab Sanctuary. It was created by aging the grape must-infused beer for months in barrels with Brettanomyces and then bottle conditioning with white wine

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Fruit Beer Gose Radler

Vancouver Island Brewing – Magic Hour Grapefruit Gose

PRESENTED BY LEGACY LIQUOR STORE From the Summer 2019 edition of the What’s Brewing Tasting Panel Vancouver Island Brewing, from Victoria, has not only come up with a new look

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Belgian Table Beer Collaboration

VCBW Tenth Anniversary Ale

Every Spring the Vancouver craft beer community gets together at a brewery chosen by the VCBW team. The collaboration started in 2011 with partial proceeds going to a chosen charity

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Gose

Torchlight – Sakura Cherry Blossom Gose

PRESENTED BY LEGACY LIQUOR STORE From the Summer 2019 edition of the What’s Brewing Tasting Panel From Torchlight Brewing in Nelson BC comes the Sakura Cherry Blossom Gose. It’s nowhere near

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