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Belgian Tripel Tripel

Sooke Brewing Company- Belgian Tripel

A recent trip to Jordan River gave me the requisite time to rush into Sooke Brewing and grab a couple crowler’s of brew. The tasting room was as full as  Continue Reading…

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Dry Hopped Saison Saison

Slackwater Brewing – Making Waves Pineapple Rye Saison

The Spring season is not only a season that people look forward to as the outdoors warms up, but, also a promise of many great beer releases. To me, it  Continue Reading…

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Fruit Beer Kettle Sour

Streetcar Brewing – Spiced Pear Popsicle Sour

In this series, Beer Me BC is pleased to preview an upcoming What’s Brewing BC feature on the North Vancouver brewing scene. In our first installment, we looked at Wildeye  Continue Reading…

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barrel-aged Brett Beer Dark Sour Stout

Wildeye Brewing – Barrel-Aged Fruit Stouts with Brett

In this review, Beer Me BC is pleased to preview an upcoming What’s Brewing BC feature series on the North Vancouver brewing scene. Here, we spotlight one of the Lower  Continue Reading…

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Hazy Pale Ale

Main Street Brewing – Kingpin Juicy Pale Ale

Kingpin by Main Street Brewing has the face of a Hazy IPA. But read the can: it’s not. It’s billed as a juicy Pale Ale, and its grapefruity punch means  Continue Reading…

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Golden Stout

Twin City Brewing- Power Struggle Golden Stout

Until recently Port Alberni’s Twin City Brewing was only available locally. Out of town fans will be thrilled to know that the brewery is now canning and shipping their beer.  Continue Reading…

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Double Dry Hopped ISA

Barkerville Brewing – One in Eight ISA

With today, March 8th, being International Women’s Day, it only seems fitting to review a beer from Barkerville Brewing,  BC’s first “All women brewery”, quite the “un” norm for breweries  Continue Reading…

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Czech Pilsner Dark Lager Tmavé Pivo

Slow Hand Beer Co. – Tmavý Pivo 13

To many beer industry observers in North America, a large-scale lager represents the uninspiring drink of the masses. But in central Europe, there are a plethora of intriguing lager styles  Continue Reading…

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Horchata Porter Porter

La Cerveceria Astilleros- Acan “Chufa” Horchata Porter

Cyperus esculentus, also called chufa or tiger nut, is cultivated as a snack or much more commonly as an essential ingredient in Aqua de Horchata. Horchata is a plant (often  Continue Reading…

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fruit sour Sour

Smithers Brewing Co./ Mighty Peace Brewing Co./ Iron Road Brewing- New Normal Sour

In-person beer festivals might be cancelled for the foreseeable future but the folks behind the annual beer fest in Prince George found a way for people to enjoy at least  Continue Reading…

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Double IPA Hazy IPA

Camp Stargazer Hazy Double IPA

Langley’s Camp Beer Co. has been busy producing fruit sours, dark beers, and a variety of other styles before and since celebrating its first anniversary this past Christmas. But hoppy  Continue Reading…

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Black India Pale Ale Black IPA Cascadian Dark Ale

Vancouver Island Brewery and Rossland Beer Company- Black IPA

It’s okay to have a soft spot for the Black IPA, also known as the Cascadian Dark. Like the accident child no one planned for, Black IPA is the IPA  Continue Reading…

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