Craft Beer Review – Unibroue Éphémère Cherry

Unibroue Éphémère Cherry : From a Unibroue mixer 12 pack, because that’s the type of beer quality I serve when hosting larger groups (and always a few local mixers), I was a little hesitant for this on as well I don’t really love cherry flavoured things. This emphemeral ale (aka lasting for a short time) is brewed…

Craft Beer Review – Pyramid Strawberry Saison

Pyramid – Strawberry Saison: Is a fruit saison brewed on the West Coast, in either Washington or Oregon, at a strength of 5.8% and was enjoyed in a snifter glass at home while the sun went down. Aroma and Appearance: It pours cloudy rose colour, with a massive foam monster head and some small bubble action underneath. The aroma…

Craft Beer Review – Dogfish Head Aprihop

Dogfish Head – Aprihop: This is a seasonal Delaware brewed fruit India Pale Ale which comes in at a strength of 7% abv with 50 IBU’s and was poured from a 12 oz bottle into a nonic glass in a hotel. I have had a sample of this on tap and was interested in trying the bottle version. Aroma and…

Whistler Brewing – Pineapple Express Wheat Ale

Whistler Brewing – Pineapple Express Wheat Ale: Brewed in Whistler, BC this wheat ale comes in at 5% alcohol, served in a glass from a 22 oz bottle at home. Aroma and Appearance: Pours a cloudy honey colour with minimal foam, rapid small rising bubbles in the middle of the glass and has an aroma of oats…

Lunch at Townhall South Surrey

I am starting to notice that the “pub culture” is expanding outside metro Vancouver, primarily by these guys and a few other brewers, beyond just the normal crappy pubs that have been here for years. Needless to say, I actually like this transformation as these places are moving away from the cheap drunkard places and…