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Paddock Wood Barrel Full of Monkeys

Review: Barrel Full of Monkeys Imperial Stout(0)

October 23, 2013

Beer: Barrel Full of Monkeys Imperial Stout Brewery: Paddock Wood Brewing (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) Style: Imperial Stout Alcohol: 10% ABV I remember the day I became a beer geek forever, and the beer that changed me was an imperial stout. So with that in mind, you can imagine how I look forward to finding delicious imperial… Read More ›

Red Racer IPA

Review: Red Racer IPA

Beer: Red Racer IPA Brewery: Central City Brewing (Surrey, British Columbia) Style: India Pale Ale Alcohol: 6.5% ABV I wouldn’t necessarily call it “legendary,” but Central City Brewing’s Red Racer IPA is one of those hoppy brews that beer geeks love to talk about. Even more, they love to drink it. But does it live… Read More ›

Nightmare On Mill Street Pumpkin Ale

Review: Nightmare On Mill Street Pumpkin Ale

Beer: Nightmare On Mill Street Pumpkin Ale Brewery: Mill Street Brewery (Toronto, Ontario) Style: Spice/Vegetable Ale Alcohol: 5% ABV The summer is quickly vanishing, being replaced by fall colours, chilliness and, of course, flavours. And as the leaves start to turn from green to red and orange, I start to look forward to the annual… Read More ›

Ephemere Cherry

Review: Éphémère Cerise

Beer: Éphémère Cerise Brewery: Unibroue (Chambly, Quebec) Style: Fruit Ale Alcohol: 5.5% ABV Unibroue followed up on its Éphémère line of beers this summer with a cherry version of the brew. Available in 750mL bottles, the Chambly-brewed beer made its rounds around Quebec and into Ontario. Fruit beers are incredibly popular in the summer, and… Read More ›

Review: Heatseeker Coconut Curry

Beer: Heatseeker Coconut Curry Brewery: Alley Kat Brewing (Edmonton, Alberta) Style: Porter Alcohol: 6.1% ABV There are brewers who stick to identified styles. There are those who push the boundaries of those styles. And then there are those that are so wacky you wonder what they’ve been smoking. And it’s in that last category that… Read More ›

Granville Island Kitsilano Maple Cream Ale

Review: Maple Cream Ale

Beer: Beer Name Brewery: Granville Island Brewing (Vancouver, British Columbia) Style: Flavoured Cream Ale Alcohol: 5.0% ABV Adding maple to a beer usually goes one way or another. Either it’s a beautiful beer that emphasizes the maple along with the malts and hops. Or it’s worth a drainpour. I’ve experienced both extremes and very few… Read More ›

Yukon Brewing logo

Review: Deadman Creek

Beer: Deadman Creek Brewery: Yukon Brewing (Whitehorse, Yukon) Style: Fruit Beer Alcohol: 4.7% ABV Sometimes a beer lives up its promises. Other times, not so much. With Yukon Brewing’s Deadman Creek, the brewery set out to create a cranberry wheat ale. Originally launched as a seasonal beer using Yukon-grown cranberries, the company experienced higher demand… Read More ›

Yukon Brewing Ice Fog IPA

Review: Ice Fog

Beer: Ice Fog Brewery: Yukon Brewing (Whitehorse, Yukon) Style: India Pale Ale Alcohol: 6.0% ABV North of 60 where the men are men and dogs are pulling sleds, there’s one group of brewmeisters that braves the cold and brews beers. Yukon Brewing is the only brewery in Canada’s North, and it has done well for… Read More ›

Molson Canadian Wheat

Review: Molson Canadian Wheat

Beer: Molson Canadian Wheat Brewery: Molson Coors (Montreal, Quebec) Style: Wheat Lager Alcohol: 4.5% ABV As craft beer continues to escalate in popularity and sales, the bigger breweries will continue to try their hand at producing beers a little out of the ordinary. One of the most recent examples is Molson Canadian Wheat, which is… Read More ›

Rogue Chipotle Ale label

Review: Rogue Chipotle Ale

Beer: Chipotle Ale Brewery: Rogue Ales (Ashland, Oregon) Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Ale Alcohol: 5.0% ABV There’s something about hot and spicy paired with beer. Sometimes it works; sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes they’re one and the same. In this case, it’s Rogue Chipotle Ale. Brewed as a subtle amber pale ale with the additions of mild chipotle… Read More ›