Monthly Archives: October 2010

Hallowe’en Ramblings

So, you’re finding that the usual craft brews are just too well traveled?  Looking for something even smaller batch and more exclusive?  Try tracking down some beer brewed by “gypsy brewers”.  Still too mainstream for you?  Then what you are … Continue reading

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New Beers and Possible New Beers…

Our friends at Tree Brewing in Kelowna have enlarged their character pack for the winter season, moving from an 8-pack to a more traditional 12.  And here’s the kicker: as well the Thirsty Beaver Amber Ale, Kelowna Pilsner and Cutthroat … Continue reading

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Mt. Begbie Brewing Has A “Nasty Habit”- Winning Medals

The pride of Revelstoke, Mt. Begbie Brewing, managed to bring home a couple of medals at the Canadian Brewing Awards in late September.  The High Country Kolsch took home a silver medal, and the latest addition to the Mt. Begbie lineup … Continue reading

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Howe Sound Winter Ale Is Back!

You read that right.  Howe Sound’s immensely popular Father John’s Winter Ale should be arriving in your favorite neighbourhood craft beer shop right away.  Look for the distintive bottle with the ceramic swingtop this week.  For a review of this … Continue reading

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Driftwood Brewery’s Fat Tug

Hot off the presses: Victoria’s Driftwood Brewery has just released a new beer: Fat Tug IPA.  According to the label it “delivers a barge load of hops.”  To the tune of 80 IBU.  Hopheads rejoice- this one is tailor made … Continue reading

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The Eagerly Anticipated Sunday Ramblings

This week there is a truly international theme to the Sunday ramblings.  First up, Brooklyn Brewery makes a foray in to India.  The renowned New York craft brewer is now available (via Cerana Imports) in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Chennai and Pune according to … Continue reading

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Another Sunday, More Random Ramblings

Kaiser Wilhem puportedly once said: “Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.”  Well according to this article ‘ol Willy would be riding high as king of everything if he were with us today (and living … Continue reading

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