In praise of beer-flavoured beer

Dry-hopped sours. Barrel-aged stouts. Organic fruit-infused, coffee bean-fermented, hazy IPAs with lactose and unicorn farts. I love them all. Truly. But sometimes they can be a bit much. What ever happened to beer that tastes like… beer? Beer that’s simple, […]

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Elemental Series: Hops

When it comes to beer ingredients, hops are the revolutionary rock stars. These flowers of the humulus lupulus plant are arguably the driving force behind beer’s resurrection in the 1980s and 1990s, bringing eye-opening and mind-expanding new flavours to what […]

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A brewery by any other name…

Anyone who’s done it will tell you that opening a brewery isn’t easy. Choosing the name? Even harder. Despite all the time and effort involved, and having so much riding on choosing the right one, some of B.C.’s breweries have […]

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So glitter beer is a thing now…

Few things excite me more than innovative new beers. Beers with new flavours or ingredients, beers that are brewed with new technology or techniques, beers that are bursting with creativity and pushing the envelope of what a beer can even […]

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