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…
The Parkside Brewery Graffiti IPA: Writing’s on the wall
The writing is on the wall for the @theparksidebrewery Graffiti IPA #craftbeer #beerreview #bcaletrail #thirstypanda
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…
Phillips Brewing: Short Wave West Coast Pale Ale
“It leans more to the hop side, with the malt flavours not as prominent as the colour would indicate.”
Fernie Brewing: Pumpkin Brown Ale
“Time heals all wounds” – except for those with a distaste for pumpkin beer. For haters it is a mortal wound that only a double IPA or Category 12 Zombie Repellant Ale 2 can remedy. Not holding the same disdain, pumpkin ales, for me, parallel Christmas carols because they’re fun at first, but quickly lose…
Townsite Brewing: Lil’ Red 3.0
The pride of Powell River, Townsite Brewing has certainly not sided on the safe path when it comes to their lineup of brews. Having savoured their Zwarte Wheat I can tell you first hand they are an adventurous group. Tart like a tiger Pouring the light brown beverage, the tan foamy head dominated my glass….
Category 12: Zombie Repellant Ale 2
If ZRA2 doesn’t stave off the zombies you can always use the bottle to whack-a-mole them.
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…
Stanley Park Sunsetter Peach Wheat Ale: Good vibrations
“Feel free to plop in a lemon if you’re so inclined, and kick back with some tunes.”