Beer Fact or Fiction #996: Beer makes you more attractive.

Okay. Maybe if you consume it and look in a mirror, but it doesn’t make you physically sexier to another person. However, through beer goggles, another person will find you more attractive and there is scientific proof to back that up. Do the math In a study commissioned by Bausch and Lomb Purevision, University of…

Steamworks Summer Ale: Summer should be 365 days a year. 

They say we live on the “wet” coast, and although that may be true, Steamworks Brewing Company is pouring a little sunshine into the glasses of Vancouver’s craft beer community. The only steam generated brewery in Canada, Steamworks crafts a nice bright range of beers. Their Summer Ale is one of my  favourite beverages for…

Savouring a flight after a hard day on the water.

Lunchmeat and I had just spent a few hours wandering the banks of the Chilliwack/Vedder River, casting a variety of juicy flies but catching only low lying branches and snaggs on the riverbottom. With a lack of fish on the horizon we headed over to the Old Yale Brewing Company’s tasting room for an inaugural…

Pike Brewing hits one out of the park for ALS.

I must admit that I tend to be a bit leery when it comes to companies that donate to charities. It seems to be the “in thing” to ride the coattails of a charity or cause. The skeptic in me wants to know if they are jacking up prices only to have me cover the…