Ravens Oldhand Coffee IPA: The Future’s So Bright….

Downtown Abbotsford, once the centre for trade and shopping, has gone through quite the  rough spell over the past 30 plus years. Unable to keep up with changing times, it has fallen victim to disrepair, neglect, and the relentless Father Time. The pendulum is starting to swing, however, as a renaissance of sorts has started […]

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Wheelbite: A Yeast Van Boarder Thing

East Vancouver is to a hop-head what Wriggly Field is to a baseball fanatic… shear paradise! There are so many craft breweries in a relatively small region, which can make choosing one destination a tough task. Today I had a plan! A brief plan albeit, but a plan just the same. And that plan was […]

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Field House California Common: Am I a lager or an ale?

We live in an era of confusion, irony, and hypocrisy. Desiring deep interpersonal relationships while fixated by handheld devices. Applauding simplicity, yet driven by stuff. Liking the pictures of Instagrammers in the great outdoors while binge watching Netflix (sometimes while in the great outdoors). Turn the clock back 150 years. Here we find a simpler […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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