BC Craft Beer Review – Dageraad Anno 2014

Dageraad Anno 2014: This particular beer is a Belgian Strong Ale seasonal release from Burnaby, BC brewery Dageraad who specializes in brewing authentic Belgian beers. It is brewed to a strength of 8.3% abv and was infused with fully ripened Keremeos, BC pears as well as Indian coriander that all go together in this very interesting…

BC Craft Beer Review – Dageraad Randonneur Saison

Dageraad Randonneur Saison: Is a genuine Belgian Style Saison that is brewed locally in Burnaby, BC by a very stylistically dedicated Belgian brewery which comes in at a strength of 6.4% abv. Saisons were traditionally brewed for farm labourers, often at much lower abv’s so they could drink it through they work day and still function. This…

BC Craft Beer Review – Dageraad Blonde

Dageraad – Blonde : Is genuine Belgian Blonde Ale that is brewed in Burnaby, BC at a strength of 7.5% and was enjoyed at home from a re-fermented bottle that was poured into a traditional Belgium Beer glass. Aroma and Appearance: It pours a cloudy gold (or blonde) with a thin layer of foam with some bubbly carbonation in the…

Craft Beer Cocktail – Belgian Blonde POG-mosa

Belgian Blonde POG-mosa: The following beer cocktail is inspired by a traditional mimosa, however the champagne is replaced with beer and the typical orange juice mixer has been swapped out for some tropical Hawaiian style POG juice (Pineapple, Orange, Guava) for added flavour. The key to making this a good beer cocktail is to find a very…

Weekly Mash – July 21st, 2014

Vancouver weather went from hot to normal this past week, with a bit of rain in a few spots here and there as well as some forest fire relief in northern BC. We had a fun week which started with a local Vancouver Canadians game with work people and ended with a camping trip to…

Weekly Mash – June 30, 2014

This past week marked the end of pretty much all the kids registered activities (yay free weekends!), however it also means I won’t be coaching my daughter’s U7 girls soccer team until the Fall, which although I enjoy the break it is still bitter sweet as we had a wonderful team of kids and supportive…

Weekly Mash – May 26, 2014

I am trying something new here so please bear with me, I wanted to start a weekly recap of craft beer, adventures and other interesting and related things on the net worth sharing. I’ve decided to call it the Monday Mash because it’s mostly beer related. Let me know what you think, anything else I…