For the love of beer

Also available in the print edition and on Mondaymag.com People often ask me what my favourite beer is, and to be honest, unless they specify a timeframe, the answer usually involves many questions and an answer that is longer than I can fit in this column. Craft Beer is a passion for me. I drink …

The Frosted Glass

We've all seen it, some of us have had it: The Frosted Glass. Some bars swear by it as a means to get that ice cold beer even colder, but the problem is, there is no good that comes from doing it. First, consider the source of the ice. We've all made ice at home, …

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 …