Category: Craft Beer
Waterfalls and Big Spruce – Trails to Ales in Cape Breton
I teamed up with Expedia Canada to check out some great day hiking spots which also happened to be near some of the local craft breweries that are sprinkled across Nova Scotia. With the rugged coastline and killer views around Nova Scotia, exploring waterfalls within a day hike is one of those little pleasures as the […]
Dutch Oven Camp Cooking – Pork Stew and Spruce Beer
Time to get busy and use our cast iron dutch oven and make us some pork stew and pair this with a craft beer. Let’s get to it! First, I’m using a standard beef stew and substituting it with cubed pork.
PEI Brewing – 8 Cord DIPA
Trying out this 1st beer above 6.5% ABV in Prince Edward Island. PEI had this crazy rule that local breweries and distilleries could not make high alcohol beverages, but yet restaurants could IMPORT AS THEY PLEASED. So local PEI BREWING COMPANY released this Double IPA. 8.5% ABV before Christmas 2014 and is only available on the island […]
Brasseurs du Petit Sault – Bob LeBoeuf Belgian Ale
We try out the second of the initial release beers from Brasseurs du Petit Sault from Edmundston, New Brunswick – Bob LeBoeuf. This is a 5.2% ABV Belgian Blonde Ale. Hoping to get some earthy notes, a little sweetness etc..
Pumphouse Brewery – Stonefire Ale LIVE
Drinking bottle 3101 out of 4000 of this dark amber ale brewed using the old method of putting hot stones into the wort! Coming in at 6.5% ABV, this 750ml bottle is in limited supply in Nova Scotia & New Brunswick with a price tag of 14$. Dark Amber Ale.
Brasseurs du Petit Sault – Tante Blanche
I am trying out the first beer launched by Brasseurs du Petit-Sault, from my hometown area. This was launched during the spring of 2014, just in time for the Congrès mondiale acadien 2014. This is a Belgian White beer, so I was expecting something like Blanche de Chambly, Allagash White; something like that since they […]
Garrison Brewing + Beau’s Natural = Sweet Rye’d
Got my hands on the latest seasonal from Garrison with special collaboration with Beaus Natural from Ontario. Beaus came to this year’s Halifax Beer on the Pier and mixed up their Bog Myrtle with the complex brew that Garrison was preparing.
North Brewing – Halifax Common
Hey! We’re trying out the latest from North Brewing (formerly Bridge Brewing) here in Halifax Nova Scotia. This is their take on the California Common, called the halifax common. This is a 5% ABV beer.
Brasserie Breughel – Bière de Nöel
Our review of Brasserie Breughel Bière de Nöel which is a extra strong 11% dark ale Christmas beer. Lots of coriander and organic cane sugar.
Garrison Brewing – Spruce Beer
The First Batch Was lucky enough to get my hands on a bottle of Spruce Beer from Garrison. This was a small production run. The batch was in high demand and they sold out within two days. This video shows my experience. The spruce taste reminded me of when I had to go into the […]