We feature a unique array of hard-cider offerings—from local craft ciders to imported favourites.

Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Feb 21

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. BC beers continue to dominate the market, but we’re still getting some killer brews from the US and Europe. As always, when you come in, please check our Beer in the Back blackboard to see the list of new brews that aren’t yet on our shelves.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Oct. 18

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. We got thrown for a loop by the long Thanksgiving weekend and an onslaught of new arrivals. Whoa! Was that a beer truck that just flattened us?!? Lots of fresh-hop beers arriving, as well as plenty of malty (and seasonally appropriate) dark beers showing up.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Sept 20

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. We had an epic tasting last Friday due to the backlog from the previous week when we were at the Great Canadian Beer Festival, instead of in-store doing the tasting.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Aug. 30

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. We received a little bit of everything last week—sours, IPAs, hefeweizens—but some of the more notable arrivals are three beers from Ecliptic in Portland.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: August 23

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. After an almost nonstop flow of sour beers into the shop over the last several weeks, we suddenly got a bunch of amazing hoppy beers from Powell Street, Category 12, Twin Sails, Ballast Point and Sixpoint.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: July 6

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. July is here and along with it, summer seems to finally be in full swing. And most of the beers arriving are appropriately on the lighter side.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 30

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. All we can say at this point is, where did June go? We’re a little behind with our tasting notes due to so much going on here at Cook St Liquor.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: June 7

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. It’s been another busy couple of weeks as far as new arrivals go. Great beer continues to pour in from all over BC.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 19

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. We didn’t receive the same barrage of BC beers as in previous weeks, but some special brews definitely arrived, such as Driftwood’s Twenty Pounder Double IPA.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 14

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. I know we’re starting to sound like a broken record, but 2016 has been all about BC craft beer. An unprecedented number of them are pouring into the store and the quality is really impressive.

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