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Parallel 49 Frosted Tips IPA

A frosty new wind has blown into town, and with it a new trend: the Winter IPA. Alongside local debuts from Vancouver Island Brewing and Dead Frog we find Frosted

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Yellow Dog x Trolley 5 Fist Bump Blackberry Red IPA

Here’s a collaboration with a fun story. Two breweries with the same name for a beer– High 5–put their hands together and came up with a fist bump. The liquid

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4 Mile Brewing – Grapefruit IPA

4 Mile Brewing Co. is the packaging brewery located alongside the very respectable Four Mile House brewpub on the highway west of Victoria. Here we consider their Grapefruit IPA. Apparent successor

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Moody Ales – Boss Juice Hazy Double IPA

Boss Juice is a strong IPA that bridges the gap between “Old School” and “New School” traditions. It satisfies the hophead and the juicy IPA fan alike. It’s unfiltered, but

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Parallel 49 Brewing: Trash Panda IPA

A nice take on the NE style IPA. Not as fruity as some NE IPAs but it’s well balanced and very approachable. 5.5% and sold in 355ml cans. Being a

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Ravens + Moody Brut IPA

Ravens Brewing of Abbotsford has collaborated with Port Moody’s Moody Ales to produce another BC entry in the Brut IPA category. Pioneered in San Francisco, the style involves the use

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Fuggles & Warlock The Four Hops IPA

Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks of Richmond has released a collaboration tribute to BC’s original beer radio show, Just Here For The Beer Radio. The collectible bottle’s label artwork features the

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Ravens Brewing Co. – Flying Dutchman North East IPA

Ravens Brewing Co. – Flying Dutchman North East IPA Review Ravens Brewing Company in Abbotsford released their Flying Dutchman North East IPA in early October.  The beer pours a cloudy

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Strathcona Beer Company – Cherry IPA

Strathcona Beer Company – Cherry IPA Review Strathcona Beer Company brings out their Cherry IPA, an intersting and uncharacteristic take on the IPA style.  The beer pours an opaque mahogany 

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Strathcona Beer Company – NE IPA

Strathcona Beer Company – NE IPA Review Strathcona Beer Company in East Vancouver released their new NE IPA. Recent collaborations with Superflux Beer Company seem to have helped them create a winner with this