Tag Archives: craft beer

Tenaya Creek Red Ryder

I’ve never been very good at gambling.  But for some reason I felt I should roll the dice on the latest seasonal from the Las Vegas brewers Tenaya Creek.  As it turns out, my luck may have changed.  Maybe I … 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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Awards I Would Hand Out For 2011

In the spirit of offering something other than a “best of ” list for the previous year, I present my list of what I consider to be the highlights of the B.C. craft beer industry in 2011.  Just to be a … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- X

From Santa’s fridge to yours Christmas beer number 10 sees us visiting Newport, Oregon.  The hardworking crew at Rogue Ales has been  supplying the thirsty masses with quality craft brews since 1988.  And since it is currently December 25, it seems only … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- IX

Winterbraun For Christmas beer number 9 we find ourselves seaside in Eureka, California which is home to the Lost Coast Brewery.  At this time each year the brewing staff conspire to make Winterbraun  This winter offering is a cloudy dark tea color, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- VIII

Holiday Cheer From Belgium Back to Belgium for our number eight Christmas beer  (as it turns out they brew a lot of good beer there).  Brasserie Silenrieux is again a relatively new brewery (1995) who brew organic beers and beers made with non-traditional grains, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- VII

Tree Brewing Spiced Ale For Christmas beer number seven, we make our way to the fair city of Kelowna, British Columbia.  The brewers at Tree Brewing release their Spiced Reserve Ale each year in limited quantities (a Christmas “Tree” if … Continue reading

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