Kathy goes to Portland for reading week! With her friend Megan!
They come close to sampling Breakside Brewery’s Lavendar Fudge Stout (oooh, so close), and get inoculated into the Rogue Nation. There was a no talking on cellphone rule at the bar. And we didn’t know how taster sets work.
And so much beer drinking.
Yellow Snow IPA
Dungeness Crab Porter
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout
Single Malt Ale
John John Juniper
Notable beers not noted:
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Through my many adventures in the series of tubes we call the internets, I have found it interesting how hard it is to find a simple straightforward guide on how to make a basic All-Grain beer.
So here is a simple no B.S. guide on how to make your first basic (Single Infusion) All Grain batch for beginners! (I’m leaving out some tips and tricks for the sake of brevity, but it’s encouraged that you use your head while brewing) Read the rest of this entry »
We talk briefly about Valentine’s Day. Also brought to you live from the Starboard flight pod of the Battlestar Galactica. We also share our music tastes, featuring Jasper Sloan Yip and Rammstein. And we drink beer.
Chatoe Rogue’s First Growth Good Chit Pilsner
brUBC’s Bitter Death
Aged up to 16 years in a single-use bourbon wood casks in the Sam Adam’s Boston barrel room, this beer is brewed in very limited qualities with only 9000 bottles being brewed in 2009. Coming in at 27% ABV, it’s the world’s strongest naturally fermented beer ever made. (Unlike the 55% Brew Dog: End of History which applies fractional freezing to increase alcoholic content)
Think California only has savoury red wines and oaky gewürztraminer to offer to satiate the thirst of our brUBC tipplers and lushes?
SF Beer Week!
Think again because California’s got damn good beer…and lots of it.
I’m down here at the San Francisco Beer Festival featuring a week long schedule of the craft brews scene of the Bay Area and California.
…And I have been humbled.
The SF Beer week runs annually from February 11th -20th and showcases the best that California has to offer with over 50 breweries running tasting, pairings, instructional sessions by brew masters, live music and much more all in local Bay Area bars. Read the rest of this entry »
Founded in 2010 by students of the University of British Columbia (UBC) as an organization for students who are lovers of beer, we wish to spread the magic of beer brewing. Located at the beautiful UBC Vancouver campus, we are not only scholars and gentlemen (and gentlewomans) but great admirers ... Continue reading »