Tofino Dawn Patrol Coffee Porter: Surfs up

To be brutally transparent, it has taken me a loooooooooong time to warm up to dark beers. However, it has taken a considerably shorter time to become a fan. So much so that I almost crave them. Especially now that so many breweries are putting on their creative hats and coming up with such amazing…

Getting Cosmic with an ESB

After a hard day mowing the lawn and other honey-do activities, I deserve a cold beverage. Let’s find out if this Dead Frog Rocket Man Interstellar ESB has what it takes to quench the Thirsty Panda. Well that’s it for now, gonna go quench that panda sized thirst… Cheers! *WIBTA is where I ask myself…

Two Wolves Great Plains Brown Ale: “A fight is going on inside me”

Dropped into Whatcom Wine and Spirits a couple weeks back after finding out they were carrying a brand of beer I was interested in checking out. Unfortunately they didn’t have what I was looking for but they did have an interesting selection of crafts. Ended up grabbing a few random bombers and cans, including a…

Old Yale Brewing: Himalayan Salted Caramel Porter

Popped by the Old Yale Brewing tasting room in Sardis, BC before Christmas to drop off some socks for Ruth and Naomi’s Mission in Chilliwack, and to fill up a growler. Tried a couple tasters, and the limited edition Himalayan Salted Caramel Porter sure seemed like the clear winner (plus the stout was poured with…

Red Collar Brewing Sessional Pale Ale: A simple brew

So I was on a fly fishing trip at Roche Lake with the boys in mid-October (yes it was very cold), and a run into town was needed to grab a few supplies. Fortunately, Kamloops, the trout fishing center of the world, is only a 40 minute jaunt and they also happen to be the…