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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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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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Strathcona Beer Co. – Rye ESB

Strathcona Beer Co. – Rye Extra Special Bitter Review Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Co. has ventured into canned beer with the release of their Rye ESB. While Chris Hadfield may not

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Riot Brewing Co. – Barcode Blues Bitter

Riot Brewing Co. – Barcode Blues Bitter Review One of Riot Brewing’s first seasonal releases is a bomber bottle of their ESB, the Barcode Blues Bitter. Likely named after a

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Bridge Brewing Co. – Rye Cycle ESB

Bridge Brewing Co. – Rye Cycle Extra Special Bitter Review You may ask yourself where the recycle reference comes from with the Rye Cycle ESB from Bridge Brewing. The name

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Ravens Brewing – Fresh Hopped ESB

Ravens Brewing – Fresh Hopped ESB Review The second iteration of Ravens Brewing’s Fresh Hopped ESB is out and builds on the success from last year.  The ESB pours from

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Red Truck Beer – Zero Tolerance ESB

Red Truck Beer – Zero Tolerance ESB Review As a spring release, Red Truck Beer has brought out their Zero Tolerance ESB.  The beer pours from the bomber bottle a

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Howe Sound Brewing – Baldwin & Cooper Best Bitter

Howe Sound Brewing – Baldwin & Cooper Best Bitter Review If you were wondering who Baldwin and Cooper are, they were the first people to ascent the Squamish Chief’s Grand

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Canoe Brewpub – ESB

Canoe Brewpub – Extra Special Bitter Review One of the Canoe Brewpub’s staple beers is their Extra Special Bitter. This beer used to be called the River Rock Bitter but

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Hoyne Brewing Co. – Appleton Extra Special Bitter

Hoyne Brewing Co. – Appleton Extra Special Bitter Review The Hoyne Brewing Company has paid tribute to Frank Appleton, one of the founders of BC craft beer with the Appleton