In the ongoing search for new flavours, craft brewers have recently stumbled upon an obscure variety of beer yeast from Norway, of all places. The country that considers gelatinous lye-soaked salt cod its national dish is apparently also home to […]
Drink This! Experimental Brett Pale Ale by Category 12 Brewing and Field House Brewing Co.
Expedia recently released its list of Best Beer Towns in Canada, and the interwebs are abuzz with controversy as a result. Naturally, Vancouver was named numero uno, and for good reason. You can’t swing an empty growler in this town […]
Elemental Series: Yeast
Part 4 in The Growler’s four-part series exploring the basic building blocks of beer. Make sure to check out Part 1: Water, Part 2: Grain and Part 3: Hops. So, after water, grains and hops, we come to the final […]
Farmhouse Fest promises a bumper crop of wild and funky beers this weekend
Funky beers aren’t for everyone. Your uncle Jimbo, for example, is probably not going to be super into that barrel-aged brett-fermented saison you’ve been saving for a special occasion. An ice cold Lucky, though? Now you’re talking Jimbo’s language! But […]