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Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) 2017 Belgian Showcase

Earlier in June, contributor and beer industry lawyer Carlos Mendes attended one of the Vancouver Craft Beer Week’s most popular events: the annual Biercraft Belgian Showcase. Read about his favourite […]

Brilliant, Food Friendly ‘Red Pilsner’ From Steel & Oak

In this article, Carlos Mendes takes us through a tasting of Steel & Oak’s flagship Red Pilsner. With prominent notes of caramel and toffee achieved through Steel & Oak’s distinct […]

Brassneck Brewery – Spirit of DIXmas

The last of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas” is the Spirit of DIXmas. This beer is a strong 7.5 per cent bold, old-school IPA with a malty and bitter flavour […]

Four Winds Brewing Co. – Sovereign Super Saison

The eleventh beer of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas” is the Sovereign Super Saison. You’ll find a commercial description of the beer below: “Appearance is pale with hues of straw and […]

Steel & Oak Brewing Co. – Dark Lager

The tenth beer of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas” is Steel & Oak’s Dark Lager. You’ll find a commercial description of the beer below: “Bread crust, chocolate, nuts and toffee emanate […]

Townsite Brewing Inc. – Bière d’Hiver

The ninth beer of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas” is Townsite’s Bière d’Hiver. You’ll find a commercial description of the beer below: “Subtly spiced with coriander, star anise & Cédric’s hand-made […]

Central City Brewers + Distillers – Thor’s Hammer Barley Wine

The eighth beer of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas” is Thor’s Hammer Barley Wine. You’ll find a commercial description of the beer below: “Matured for almost one year, mahogany in colour, […]

Dageraad Brewing – 8°

The seventh beer of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas” is the Dageraad 8°. You’ll find a commercial description of the beer below: “Rich malt and stone fruit flavours and a surprisingly […]

Strange Fellows Brewing – Nocturnum

At the halfway mark of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas”, is Strange Fellows’ Nocturnum. You’ll find a commercial description of the beer below: “With his insatiable appetite, the Wolf is guilty of […]

Howe Sound Brewing – Father John’s Winter Ale

The fifth beer of our featured “12 Beers of Christmas” is Father John’s Winter Ale. You’ll find a commercial description of the beer below: “A rich, malty seasonaly ale brewed every fall […]