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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  Continue Reading…

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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  Continue Reading…

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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  Continue Reading…

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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  Continue Reading…

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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  Continue Reading…

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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  Continue Reading…

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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  Continue Reading…

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Fruit Beer Milkshake IPA

Russell Brewing – Triple Berry Milkshake IPA

With every new release that Russell Brewing is making these days, they are showing that this is not the old Russell Brewing that we have seen and possibly consumed in  Continue Reading…

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Hazy IPA Juicy IPA Northeast IPA

Driftwood Brewery – Original Gravity Haze

Driftwood sells a lot of IPA. But the brewery started selling it back in a day when you could see through it. In 2019, it almost seems antiquated to expect  Continue Reading…

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hazy ISA India Session Ale ISA

Cannery Brewing – Ceres Hazy ISA

Every year around International Women’s Day (March 8th) women in the beer industry meet up at breweries around the world to brew beers that are either released on March 8th,  Continue Reading…

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Boombox Brewing – Synth Wave DIPA

With Boombox brewing out of Parallel 49 these days, they have had the opportunity to brew in larger amounts and bring back some of their “one hit wonders” that sold  Continue Reading…

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Blonde Ale

Twin City Brewing-Swedish Gymnast Dry Hopped Blonde Ale

Just west of the majestic old growth forest of Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island lies Port Alberni. Port Alberni is a unique mix of small town feel with west coast  Continue Reading…

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