Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Nov 6

The holiday shopping season will soon be upon us and the seasonal beers will start to get darker, heavier and maltier. You can see some of that in the new releases that showed up this week. We also have a limited number of Phillips Snowcase Craft Beer Advent Calendars available, so call the store to reserve one 250-995-2665. Also, stop in and check out the special craft beer gift boxes we have available from Steamworks, Schneider Weisse and Halve Maan Straffe Hendrik.

Glutenberg Gose 3.5% 473ml (Quebec)
Pours a hazy lemon yellow colour. Funky mandarin orange and sea salt aromas, salted crackers and juicy grapefruit on the palate with a long, savoury and dry finish.

Hoyne Terra Firma Saison 5.6% 650ml (Victoria)
Pours a deep orange-yellow colour. Exotic notes of orange peel, funk, clove and spice on the nose. Funky and fruity with complex notes of spice and stone fruit.

Nelson Face Plant Organic Winter Ale 6% 6pk (Nelson, BC)
Pours a chestnut brown colour. Malty caramel and brown sugar notes on the nose. Sweet and malty on the palate with notes of molasses, brown sugar and treacle.

Twin Sails Sack Lunch Sacch Trois Pale Ale 6% 4pk (Port Moody, BC)
Pours a golden yellow colour. Dank cannabis, passion fruit and citrus notes on the nose with a hint of spice. Pleasant combo of juicy citrus and forest/pine on the palate.

Steel + Oak/Four Winds The Fraser Sacch Trois Pale Ale 5.2% 650ml (BC)
Pours a bright lemon yellow colour. Lemony citrus, white wine and resin on the nose. Dry with notes of citrus, white wine and tropical fruit..   

Odin Odin’s Gift Amber Ale 5.4% 6pk (Vancouver)
Pours a dark chestnut colour. Malty notes of chocolate and caramel on the nose. Rich, earthy and malty on the palate with notes of chocolate and coffee and a dry, bitter finish.
Odin Galactic Space Dragon IPA 6.5% 6pk (Vancouver)
Pours a hazy orange-yellow colour. Floral notes of vanilla, creamsicle and passion fruit on the nose with boozy orange notes. Juicy on the palate with notes of tropical, floral dank cannabis, and spice.

Twin Sails Goodnight Sweet Prince Imperial Coffe Stout 9.2% 473ml (Port Moody)
Pours a thick black colour. Rich coffee, peanut butter and chocolate notes on the nose. Sweet, concentrated notes of black coffee, espresso and chocolate. Huge.