Tag: Saison

Selection of wines at Top Drop Vancouver 2022

Top Drop Vancouver 2022: My Top Drops!

 mywinepal  May 12, 2022

Top Drop Vancouver 2022 was on May 10 and 11.  Part of the event was a large tasting room, with 40 wineries presenting a selection of their wines.  There was also to my great happiness, cider as well, which I will get to later in this article.  Top Drop Canada puts on this event yearly (except during the COVID shutdown),…

Festbiers and Fresh Hops and Märzens, some of BC’s best craft beers

Festbiers and Fresh Hops and Märzens, Oh My! Fall for some of BC’s Best Craft Beers

 mywinepal  September 22, 2021

As we change seasons we tend to change the types of wines we drink, e.g. more full-bodied reds, but we may also change into fuller-bodied beers.  Here is a press release about a bunch of new craft BC beers you can enjoy this Fall. ~~~ Vancouver, BC (September 22, 2021) – There’s a chill in the air and an abundance of…

Pod Pack

A Saison and a Helles Bock from the Vancouver Island Pod Pack for Orcas and Salmon

 mywinepal  June 2, 2021

Have you ever seen a pod of Orcas?  How about a pod of Orcas in a 4 pack? The Pod Pack The Pod Pack is a selection of 4 beers made especially to support the Pacific Salmon Foundation.  Pod Pack is a collaboration between local island breweries with the objective of helping to preserve our coastal wildlife (orcas and salmon)….

Coast Mountain Bloem Saison

BC Breweries Release Over 50 New Beers Inspired by the Spring Season

 mywinepal  May 14, 2021

With the COVID restrictions, we are now enjoying wine and beer closer to home.  If you do enjoy beer, there is a slate of new beers released by our local BC breweries.  Here is a press release about the new beers that you can enjoy! ~~~ May 12, 2021 (Vancouver, BC): With ongoing restrictions against non-essential travel, BC residents are…

Steel & Oak, Steamworks, and Le Trou du Diable beers

The Beer Geek Program at BC Liquor Stores

 mywinepal  July 4, 2019

Sometimes you want to switch up a glass of wine for a bottle, or can, of beer.  BC Liquor Stores has a new Beer Geek Program.  The beers they mention are all from BC craft breweries, except for one from Quebec.  Let’s celebrate the summer with good beer (and wine).  Here is the BC Liquor Store announcement. ~~~ The Beer…