Recipe: Beer and cheese pot

paired with Spinnakers Jolly Hopper Imperial IPA Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub Chef Nigel Taylor admits that while growing up on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, he took the bounty of fresh ingredients and seafood surrounding him for granted. Taylor says while […]

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Style snapshot: 6 brewed-in-B.C. ESB to try

A guide to the sessionable yet contemplative ESB WHAT IS IT? A top-fermented ale just that’s little bit stronger and darker than a typical pub-strength English Bitter, among the stronger offerings from English breweries, but average for American craft beer. […]

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Beware the snakebite

When I was 20, I found myself working behind the bar at the filthiest, sweatiest subterranean pub in Brisbane, Australia. Despite the fact that we had 16 draft taps, we only carried two types of beer—both of which were lagers—and […]

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