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New, Upcoming and Seasonal Beers

The Twelve Beers of Christmas- XI

St. Nick’s Oak Spiced Porter   A few days before Christmas an early present arrived on my desk: a couple of bottles of Christmas beer that I had not been expecting or had even heard of.  The mystery beer was … Continue reading

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Howe Sound’s Father John Is Back

  Squamish’s own Howe Sound Brewing has released their much-loved and anticipated Father John’s Winter Ale.  It is available in finer private liquor stores through out British Columbia this coming week.  Father John should be blessing palates well in to the … Continue reading

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Driftwood Sartori Harvest Is Back

Driftwood Brewing of Victoria has Released their seasonal wet-hopped IPA, Sartori Harvest.  This limited release beer has been eagerly anticipated by everyone who was lucky enough to lay hands on one last year.  At the risk of sounding like I … Continue reading

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Lucky, Lucky! Beer o’ The Week Number Seven!

You have to admit, seven is an awesome number.  There were Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Marilyn Monroe was responsible for a Seven Year Itch, James Bond is 007, there are seven virtues (of which I can lay claim to … Continue reading

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Half-sack! Beer o’ The Week Number Six

  Aah, six.  The ol’ half dozen.  So many times it shows up.  With six sides you can make a hexagon or a cube.  Six was the number worn by Bill Russell, arguably the greatest defensive center to ever pull … Continue reading

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Threepeat! Beer o’ The Week Number Three

There may be a couple people who remember my rant about the No Jail Pale Ale from Penticton’s Cannery Brewing.  Well this week we have good, no make that great, news.  The fine folks at Cannery have sent out the beer, … Continue reading

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Beer o’ The Week 2.0

Seven long days of testing.  Hours of research.  Rigorous tasting of numerous beers.  All leading to this: the next installment of Beer o’ the Week!  Jump aboard, if you think you can handle it. As you may have guessed the … Continue reading

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