Tag Archives: beer

Ten Reasons Why Beer is Better Than Wine

10 Reasons Why Beer Is Better Than Wine It’s all about wine.  Not this column, but seemingly everything else.  Wine seminars, wine tasting events, winery tours- wining is rampant.  The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival went on for 7 straight … Continue reading

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A Few Enjoyable Beers From The Past Year

We’re well in to the new year now, and the Christmas/ New Years stress has subsided.  This has allowed a little bit of time for perusing tasting notes from this past year, and sorting out some thoughts regarding British Columbia … Continue reading

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Gr8er than Seven: Beer o’ The Week Number Eight

Interesting number, eight.  You can actually play 8-ball, or Crazy Eights.  In Taoist mythology there are Eight Immortals.   In the late 1960s, Ford revolutionized car audio with the option of an 8-track tape player.  You could’ve had a V8, but instead … 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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Beer of The Week Number Five!

I find the number five to be exceedingly useful.  You can high five (or low five if you want).  You can play the five position in basketball, provided you are tall enough to play center.  Five  is the atomic weight of … Continue reading

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Great Canadian Beer Festival- Day One

Dateline: Victoria.    It took two plane flights, forty minutes on a bus and a half an hour standing in line just to get in, but I made it to my favorite beer event: the Great Canadian Beer Festival.  More than fifty … Continue reading

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So I Never Said “Every Week”… Beer o’ The Week Four

After a busy summer off, spent attending to work and family, I happily find that the time is fast approaching for my favorite festival:  The Great Canadian Beer Festival!  This has got me to thinking (as I am occasionally wont to do) about blogging about … Continue reading

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