Core Sample Northwest IPA – Ridge Brewing Company


From Ridge Brewing Company in Maple Ridge comes their “Core Sample Northwest IPA”.  The beer pours a copper colour with a beige head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, citrus, dankness and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruit, lemon, melon, some resin, dankness and medium bitterness that lingers.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.6% with an IBU of 62.  I have to say this is a really refreshing NW IPA and I look forward to finishing my growler.

 

Pride Beer Berliner Weiss – Ridge Brewing Company


From Ridge Brewing Company in Maple Ridge comes their “Pride Beer Berliner Weiss”.  A portion of the profits from this beer go to a local LGBTQ group.  The beer pours a golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of sweetness, juicy fruits and a mild tartness.  The flavour is of tons of fruit including citrus, melon and apples, with wheat and lots of tartness from Lacto.  The alcohol content comes in at 3.6%.  I’m a fan of the Berliner Weiss style and this one is no different.  It has lots of flavour with a good tartness hit.

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Grapefruit IPA – Ridge Brewing Company 


From Ridge Brewing Company in Maple Ridge comes their “Grapefruit IPA”. The beer pours a copper colour with a white head. The aroma consists of grapefruit, lemon and floral hops. the flavour is quite citrusy with lots of grapefruit and lemon, caramel malts, some earthy nots and hops bitterness. The alcohol content comes in at 5.7% with an IBU of 73. I consumed this beer on tap at the brewery and found it very refreshing.

 

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Hairy Donut Amber Ale – Ridge Brewing Company 


From Ridge Brewing Company in Maple Ridge comes their “Hairy Donut Amber Ale”. The beer pours an amber colour with a tan head. The aroma consists of fruit, hint of honey possibly, bready caramel and sweetness. The flavour is of citrus, other fruits, bready caramel, honey, sweetness and mild bitterness. The alcohol content comes in at 5% with an IBU of 35. This is a nice aprochable Amber Ale. 

Pussy Cat Blonde Pilsner – Ridge Brewing Company


From Ridge Brewing Company  in Maple Ridge Comes their “Pussy Cat Blonde Pilsner”. The beer pours a straw yellow with a white head and lots of carbonation. The aroma consists of a very fruity notes including citrus and apple with mild malts in the finish. The flavour is of biscuit, bread, citrus, apple, earth, grassy and some bite from mild hops. The alcohol content comes in at 5.5%. For a pilsner this is an enjoyable beer and I would recommend it to pilsner fans.

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