What to Expect: 8th Annual Island Beer Festival

Saturday marks the 8th iteration of a hidden gem in the beer calendar. The Strathcona Hotel is hosting its Island Beer Festival in Distrikt Nightclub and The Games Room, where they will have 17 breweries serving at least 45 different beers alongside a selection of food. As for beer selection, the 17 breweries and their …

Category 12’s Transmutation Is Back

Keep your eyes peeled for the upcoming return of Category 12 Brewing's Transmutation Belgian Specialty Ale. This Belgian dark strong ale, at 9.6% ABV uses amber candi sugar to create a rich, smooth flavour, and the use of Northwest Hops brings it home with a light bitterness fitting of a west coast beer. This beer …

Driftwood Brewery Releases Venatrix Framboise Wild Ale

Also appears on Mondaymag.com Driftwood Brewery has just released Venatrix Framboise Wild Ale, its most recent addition to its wild and sour Bird of Prey lineup. Joining its Latus, Obscuritas, De Auras and Flanders Red, this fifth edition has been patiently waiting for release for some time. Combining Superior Pilsen malts with Hersbrucker hops, then …