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Fuggles & Warlock – Fusion West Coast IPA

With all the styles of beers available in the craft beer world, one thing is for certain: people do love their IPAs. Over the years, we have seen so many

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Berliner Weisse Kettle Sour

Bridge Brewing – Sour ‘Ol Cranny

Berliner Weisse is a special category of beers that falls into the family of sours. Unlike the seriously challenging bacterial sours from the depths of the Low Countries, for instance

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Central City Brewing – CBA “Beer of the Year” 2019

The 17th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference is over for another year, with BC not only winning just under a third of those awards (50 in total), but also

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American Pale Ale

VI Brewing – Faller Northwest Pale Ale

After two major rebrandings, some retweaking of core beers and a creation of a new line up, Vancouver Island Brewing has gotten themselves back on track and has beers to

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Fruit Beer Hazy IPA

Dead Frog – Piña Colada Hazy IPA

DEAD FROG – PIÑA COLADA HAZY IPA REVIEW Featured at Dead Frog’s Cinco De Mayo Fiesta this Sunday, May 5th! Cinco De Mayo Fiesta This moderately carbonated beer pours a

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Fruit Beer Kettle Sour Wheat

Cannery Brewing – Sunblink Berry Sour

A true Okanagan product, Sunblink is a wheat kettle sour fermented with raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Its stunning graphics, by Skyler Punnett, won gold in the Great Okanagan Beer Festival‘s Best

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American Pale Ale Fruit Beer

Four Winds Brewing – Velo Pale Ale

When people think about Four Winds,the award winners Nectarous and Juxtapose come to mind, but did you know that have a series of low alcohol beers? The series is named

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Foreign Stout

Sooke Brewing Company- Barrel Aged Foreign Stout

The island town of Sooke is having a mini craft beer revolution with no less than three breweries opening in the last few years. If you’re on your way to

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Belgian Table Beer

Russell Brewing – Coffee Table Beer

Russell Brewing has released a variant on its Mind The Bar fundraiser, Belgian Table Beer. This version is aged on beans from Edmonton’s Roasti Coffee Co, described as: Castillo beans, which

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English style IPA IPA

Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks – Orion 1-1 Poppyseed IPA

Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks co-owners Steve Gregorig and Jamie Overgaard started brewing through Craft Collective Beerworks out of Vancouver in 2017 with a goal right from the start to open up

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Black IPA Cascadian Dark Ale IPA

Bridge Brewing – Oranges,The New Black

From the creators of Black Rye IPA and Bourbon Blood Orange wheat ale, this beer seems to fit right in with Bridge Brewing’s seasonal line up!  I’m a sucker for

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Smoked

Wheelhouse Brewing- Smokehouse Porter

If there was ever a beer style that has been somewhat neglected by BC craft breweries, its smoked beer. The use of smoked malts in beer can be alienating to

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