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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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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  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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DIPA Hazy IPA NE IPA

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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Hazy IPA IPA

Torchlight Brewing – Awesome Flavour Hazy IPA

Established in 2014, and set in picturesque Nelson, BC, Torchlight Brewing has certainly become a pleasant addition to the brew scene there. We seldom get Torchlight beers in Vancouver, so when  Continue Reading…

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irish dry stout Stout

Lighthouse Brewing – Keepers Stout

On St. Patricks Day, the popular beer of choice is either a green tinted lager ( and really, why would you ever do that to good beer!) or an Irish  Continue Reading…

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Fest Ale

Dogwood Brewing – Fest Ale

In a province with so many strange and crazy breweries, Dogwood Brewing is another that, thankfully, marches to the beat of its own drum. Using only organic ingredients, based on  Continue Reading…

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