I've made it my mission to travel the far reaches in search of some of the finest beers. My conclusion? Alberta is a province that makes great beer! Are you looking for something new? Do you love pilsners, ales, stouts and lagers but don't know where to go? Look no further! Here is my top… Continue reading Six Alberta Breweries to Watch in 2020
Another year has come and gone and for those few that read my annual beer review, you may be wondering......where is it? Well, dear friends, this may come as a shock, but I've been extremely busy. This year, I decided to participate in a small little production of Evil Dead: The Musical in which I… Continue reading Beer Advent 2019: What Went Wrong?
I hate craft beer. The term, anyway; not the beer itself. For those that know me, you might find that to be a strange statement considering that I’m always drinking them – I’m always looking for a new and exciting beer to try. I love finding one that is a limited edition or made with… Continue reading Craft Beer: How I Hate Thee
On the last eight days of advent, my calendar gave to me... December 17 - Morpheus Saison Brewery: Brouwerij Alvinne Origin: Belgium Alcohol: 6% This beer seemed rather unremarkable at first; the label was clean, simple and plain. But then, you open the bottle. You get one warning - this bottle will explode in your… Continue reading Beer Advent 2018: An End to Mediocrity
Call me a sucker for punishment. Another year comes and goes and how better to celebrate the waning days of 2018 than with a new beer every day leading up to Christmas. Of course, this is no ordinary calendar. This year's calendar has made sure of that by offering us 24 beers from 12 different… Continue reading Beer Advent 2018: Another Year, Another Beer (or 24)
As we approach the new year, you can bet on one thing being completed; yes indeed, I finished all 24 beers of advent. T’is true! I will also confess the fact that I am once again a few days late in posting my final review. Like many others, I decided to use my days off… Continue reading Beer Advent 2017: The End?
Friends.....I have a confession. I needed a day off. The first eight days hit me pretty hard. I have never had so many Belgian style ales back to back to back. Unfortunately, in order to give my system the break it needed, this led to me being a few days behind in the beer advent… Continue reading Beer Advent 2017: Aftermath of the Belgian Invasion
The air is cool, the snow crisp and the trees sway back and forth in the wind releasing the fresh, resinous scent of pine. The amber glow of dusk approaches sooner in the day and the people of Fort McMurray are racing to get home and sit next to crackling fires bundled beneath warm blankets. … Continue reading Beer Advent 2017: All-Star Edition
The last days of advent have come and gone; 2016 is now but a memory as a new year dawns upon us. That being said, it is not too late to review the memory of the last six beers of advent to help ring in the new year. Let's not waste any more time and… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: One last hop, skip and drink!
We've officially gotten halfway through the beer advent calendar; another six beers have shown their labels and been consumed in the name Christmas cheer. I could waste your time by writing some petty words, but I think we're beyond that at this point. How about, we dive on in? December 13th: Nøgne Ø Adventurous Brown… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: Round Three, FIGHT!