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…

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…

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…