A Defense of Kettle Sour Beer

I am not a fan of kettle sour beer, let’s start with that. I find the vast majority of kettle sours just aren’t appealing to my taste buds, and there’s something about lacto yeast that I can’t get behind. There are of course exceptions to the rule, but for the most part you won’t see […]

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Some Fantastic Sour Beer for Sourest Day

It sounds like a weird holiday to celebrate, but Sourest Day is real and one that celebrates everything sour on October 25th. In honor of this strange day, we’re celebrating with sour beer, which as a category has exploded in popularity and interest over the past few years. Since sour beer is such a diverse […]

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The Most Puckering BC Sour Beer

Sour beers have become pretty common among BC brewers, but as with any style, there are of course the outliers that take the style to extreme heights. These beers are not for the faint of heart, and should be reserved specifically for those that are dedicated sour beer fans, or gluttons for the puckering sensation. […]

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Pucker up: Central City Releases their Second Sour

Sour beer fans listen up! Central City has just released their second iteration of their barrel sour program, coming hot off of last years very well received Sour Brown I. This second release is the limited edition wood-aged Central City Sour Kriek II. Sour Kriek II is a Belgian style Sour Red Ale infused with cherries and has been aging for two […]

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Steamworks Releases Tropical Tart Ale

If the last week has been any indication, this summer is going to be a scorcher! Naturally, breweries are responding to the hotter weather with increasingly drinkable brews, with low IBU and ABV. While most have gone the route of a Radler or a Saison, Steamworks has just announced the release of their new Tropical Tart […]

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Central City Unveils their first Sour Beer

It was just a few days ago that I said weird beer was coming, and lo and behold, Central City has unveiled the launch of their first barrel aged sour beer, making them the first brewery to unveil a sour for 2016. Central City’s Sour Brown I (9.2% ABV) is a traditional Belgian style sour […]

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2016 The Year of Experimental Craft Beer

2015 is behind us, and those that thought there would be a slow down when it came to the craft beer industry have to now swallow their pride and admit the end is not yet in sight. While we are coming VERY close to a saturation point, particularly in BC, I don’t see a slow […]

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