Happyness IPA – Superflux Beer Company


From Superflux Beer Company formerly Machine Ales a contract brewer in Vancouver comes their second beer under the new label “Happyness IPA”.  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, tropical and citrus fruits with some caramel.  The flavour is of hops bitterness, caramel, tropical fruits, citrus, pineapple and some pine.  The alcohol content comes in at 7%.  While this is a very tasty beer I prefer their East Coast inspired IPA’s better.

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Colour & Shape India Pale Ale – Superflux Beer Company


From Superflux Beer Company formerly Machine Ales a contract brewer in Vancouver comes their first beer under the new label “Colour & Shape India Pale Ale”.  The beer pours a very cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of dank hops, tropical and citrus fruit with some malts.  The flavour is of grapefruit, pineapple, dank hops, bitterness, yeast, resin with a good malt backbone.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.8%.  This East Coast IPA hits it on all points and is an amazing continuation of the Machine Ales legacy.

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Hype Machine Imperial IPA – Machine Ales


From Machine Ales formerly a part of the cooperative brewery Callister Brewing comes their “Hype Machine Imperial IPA”.  The beer pours a super cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral hops, melons, tropical fruit, resin and lots of dank hops.  The flavour is of resin, pine, citrus, tropical fruit, melon, earth, bitterness, yeast and a huge dank finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 8.2%.  I hope this does not turn out to be the last every Machine Ales beer as this was one to write home about for sure!

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Hot Trub Time Machine IPA – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks (Machine Ales)


From Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks in Richmond in collaboration with Machine Ales comes their “Hot Trub Time Machine IPA”.  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange with a white head (this is much less cloudy that Machine Ales beers usually are).  The aroma consists of Tropical fruit such as pineapple, with lots of floral hops and some malts kicking around in the background.  The flavour is of resin, some pine, tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, pine, citrus rind, yeast, malts, bitterness and is super dank.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.9% with an IBU of 61.  With Machine Ales now done at Callister Brewing I hope that they can keep doing collaborations like this as it is not only an awesome beer but it is right up their alley!

Commercial Description:  Tot Trub Time Machine IPA:  A Mosaic and Galaxy hop powerbomb in a super light and juicy malt profile.

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Pulp IPA – Machine Ales


From Machine Ales part of the cooperative brewery Callister Brewing comes their “Pulp IPA” a deliberately cloudy East Coast IPA. The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a white head. The aroma consists of very juicy tropical fruits, sweetness and floral hops. The flavour is of tropical fruits including pineapple, citrus rind, earth and bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 7.2%. I happen to really enjoy these more cloudy East coast versions of IPA’s especially with great tropical fruit notes. Make sure to check this beer out!

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