Celebrating a day of New-ness

November 26th was a day for celebrating for the craft beer lovers in Victoria. First things first, The Drake Eatery hosted Mikkeller Day, as Copper & Theory are going to be distributing a wide selection of the famed Danish beers in the near future. With a selection of 12 beers available on tap, with everything …

Bottled On vs. Best Before

As a follow up to my post on beer expiry, it got me thinking about a lack of industry standards as to how to communicate the freshness of a beer. Some beers will put a clear best before date, some will put the bottling date, some will use a convoluted date coding system you need …

Beer Expiry

"It's okay, someone will buy it eventually." That's the response I was given to pointing out expired beer on a shelf of a liquor store on Vancouver Island. Granted, this was in an area of the Island where craft beer is not as desired as in others (yes, those places do exist), but I was still …