Christmas Craft Beer Show Review #2 – The BeerΒ 

44 Booths, 106 Beers, 15 Ciders, and one 4 oz. cup. So many great beers to try, but only 4 hours and one mouth to fit them in. I made a list, I checked it twice, and now I'm going to try to say which ones were naughty and nice.   Nice List: Salt Spring …

Beer Festival Tips and Tricks

Later today, and again tomorrow, The Christmas Craft Beer Show will be providing thirsty craft beer and cider lovers the drinks they enjoy. Most will enjoy responsibly, but some will make some poor judgment calls in their behaviour and judgment. If you've never been to a Beer Festival, or even if you've been to plenty, …

Christmas Craft Beer Show 2016 Preview, including Beer and Cider List

Updated to reflect responses from more breweries This Friday and Saturday, beers will be flowing, cheers will be toasted, and local (and some not so local) breweries, brewpubs and cideries will be celebrated. The first (hopefully annual) Christmas Craft Beer Show will be taking place at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, put on by RG Entertainment, …

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 …