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Mariner Venture Blueberry Sour

The cover of the Fall 2019 issue of What’s Brewing magazine happens to feature two people, but is actually centred on a glass of beer. There is a luminescent red

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Collaboration Fruit Beer fruit sour Sour

VIB and Twin City Brewing Collab – Rainshadow Sour

We all love collaboration packs and so do breweries. What’s not to love, an opportunity to try a whole lot of different styles by a variety of breweries 🙂 Vancouver

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Hazy Session IPA Session IPA

Vancouver Island Brewing and Land & Sea Brewing Co. Collaboration-Deadhead Hazy Session IPA

This hazy session IPA is named after the Southern Resident Killer Whale K-27, also known as Deadhead. The Orca’s name, as you can probably guess, is in honour of Jerry

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Red Ale

Gladstone Brewing- Red Ale

Gladstone’s Red Ale pours a deep amber with a solid off-white head that lingers with some lace. It has low carbonation and a medium body. Old school, west coast hops

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Fruit Beer

Crannog Ales – Mac Tir Haskap Ale

Did you know that July is Haskap Beer Month in British Columbia? It is an initiative that came to be after an evening of drinking beer and eating freshly picked

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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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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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