Hoyne Brewing Hard Rain Double IPA back for Special Release

Update: Hoyne has confirmed this is the same recipe, so expect 7.6% ABV, and a similar hoppiness as previous iterations. It's been about a year since originally released, and it looks like it is back. No idea how long, or how much there is, but it's back. Last year's release came in at a respectable …

Christmas Craft Beer Show Review #2 – The Beer 

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 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 …