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Belgian Tripel Cassis

Vancouver Island Brewing – Cassis & Elderflower Belgian Tripel

Vancouver Island Brewing has become known in recent years for experimentation, and a good example of this is their Cassis & Elderflower Belgian Tripel. Released earlier this fall, it’s a  Continue Reading…

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IPA

Andina x Mariner – Piñata Pineapple Hot Pepper IPA

Once again, Yeast Van’s Andina Brewing Co is leading the way in using interesting and authentic tropical ingredients in its brews. This time, it’s their brand-new Piñata Pineapple Hot Pepper IPA,  Continue Reading…

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Farmhouse Ale Saison single hop beer

Iron Road Brewing – Simcoe Saison

Iron Road Brewing in Kamloops was a passion and a dream for two geologists (Richard Phillips & Jared Tarswell) who loved good craft beer and wanted to open up a  Continue Reading…

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Barrel Aged bourbon barrel aged Imperial Stout Stout

BNA Brewing – Tennessee Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Milk Stout

The almost 5 year old brewery with a huge history to its name and building in Kelowna, continues to turn heads with their beers ,including this one, the Tennessee Bourbon  Continue Reading…

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Porter

Cumberland Brewing Co.- Porter

Five years in, Cumberland Brewing Co. is still going strong with a loyal local following. Fans know that, rain or shine, sun or sleet, there is always a friendly conversation  Continue Reading…

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Belgian Brown Ale Brettanomyces Oud Bruin

Foamer’s Folly – Melosia 2018 Foeder-Aged Brown Ale

The first thing you need to determine when trying to evaluate this beer is: what is it? Foamers’ Folly doesn’t reveal that on the label, subtitling Melosia as a “Limited  Continue Reading…

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Bock

Howl Brewing- Winter Bock

In between the milkshake IPA’s and the pastry stouts that litter the BC beer shelves an authentic tasting bock style beer is sometimes hard to come by. North Saanich’s pico  Continue Reading…

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Breakfast stout Oatmeal Stout Stout

Detonate Brewing – Sunday Funday Breakfast Stout

Originally scheduled to make its home in Kelowna BC, Detonate Brewing in the end located in Summerland (between Kelowna and Penticton) and became Summerland’s first craft brewery opening in February  Continue Reading…

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Golden Ale

Red Arrow Brewing Co – Lion’s Mane Golden Ale

Red Arrow Brewing has teamed up with Purica, an “iconic health and wellness company” from the Cowichan Valley, to brew a golden ale with Lion’s Mane mushrooms added to the  Continue Reading…

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Farmhouse Ale

Foamers Folly x Fuggles & Warlock – Unicorn Blanket Wild Farmhouse Ale

On New Year’s Eve, we enjoyed a beer that may or may not be available on the market at this point. As we noted about a year ago, the beer  Continue Reading…

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IPA Non-Alcoholic

Central City Brewing – Red Racer Street Legal IPA

For many people, the New Year is a time of winding down the excesses of the holiday season and focussing on new resolutions. For that reason, ‘Dry January’ has become  Continue Reading…

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Chocolate Stout Coffee Stout Stout

Main Street Lava Salted Mocha Stout

From Main Street Brewing comes the Lava Salted Mocha Stout. It pours as black as night, with a substantial head. The aroma is slighly salty, smoky, and chocolatey. On the palate,  Continue Reading…

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