Venerator Doppelbock – Swans Hotel and Brewpub


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From Swans Hotel and Brewpub in Victoria BC comes their “Venerator Doppelbock”.  The beer pours a deep reddish brown with a brown head.  The aroma is of dark fruit, caramel, toffee and some roasted malts.  The flavour is of roasted malts, toffee, chocolate, dark fruit, bitterness, earth, resin in the finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 7.5%.  While this might not be my favourite example of the style it was enjoyable.

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Episode 64 – The Maritimes Come to Play


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On this episode we sat down to a trio of brews from the Maritime Provinces of Canada.  We got these beer in trade from 902 Brewcast a great Halifax podcast.  The beers we enjoyed were Tatamagouche Brewing Guava Heist Berliner Weisse, a collaboration betweeen 2 Crows Brewing and Niche Brewing Cool Kids a Foedre-Aged Sour with Raspberry & Tart Cherry and the Trailway Brewing Hu Jon Hops American IPA.

Podcasters Involved:

Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com

Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com

Intro By Conundrum – WebsiteFacebookInstagram

Hopped UP Network Promo – 3 beers In Podcast

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Power Slide Double IPA – Parallel 49 Brewing


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From East Vancouver’s Parallel 49 Brewing comes their “Power Slide Double IPA”.  The beer pours a mildly hazy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of sweetness, citrus, tropical fruit and some floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, orange juice, sweetness, citrus rind, some pine and low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 8%.  This is an interesting one that I found at the brewery.  Think I probably should have gotten more than one can.

Commercial Description:  Nobody’s impress with brake footing down hills with your worn out sneakers.  Turn some heads and shred gnar gnar by busting our a power slide whilst bombing hills.

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Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse West Coast IPA – Backcountry Brewing


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From Backcountry Brewing in Squamish comes their “Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse” a West Coast IPA.  The beer pours a cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruits, sweetness and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, citrus, sweetness, herbal hops, citrus pith and a low bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 6% with an IBU of 45.  Like everything that Backcountry Brewing does this was one mighty find brew.  It was mighty hazy and juicey for a West Coast IPA though.

Commercial Description:  his West Coast style IPA was brewed with clean American Yeast and lots of cool new American Hops.

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Skate or Dye Mango ISA – THE PARKSIDE BREWERY


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From the Parkside Brewery in Port Moody comes their “Skate or Dye Mango ISA:.  The beer pours a murky orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of mango, pineapple and an overall juicy hops presence.  The flavour is of mango, pineapple, citrus pith, herbal hops, resin, mild bitterness and some dankness.  The alcohol content comes in at 4.5% with an IBU of 40.  This is probably the best IPA or ISA that Parkside Brewery has produced to date.

Commercial Description:  This hazy tropical treat is bursting with mango upfront followed by hints of passionfruit to follow. Brewed with loads of Glaxy and dry-hopped with Ekuanot & Azacca, it has the perfect lingering bitterness to keep you onboard.

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