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ARI’S TOP 3 STAFF PICKS

  Samuel Smith Organic Chocolate Stout – $7.01 + taxes & deposit I’m always looking for dry stouts to try, and I was thrilled when I discovered this English Chocolate Stout two years ago. Normally, one wouldn’t expect a flavoured stout to be on the drier side, but this one drinks like unsweetened cocoa. I’d […]

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GUS’ GUIDE TO SPARKLING WINE

The end of 2016 is fast approaching and, traditionally, the transition between years is marked by many with the popping of something bubbly and festive. There is a great variety of wines (and non-wines) that fit the bill, so we set out to demystify what’s worth drinking at the stroke of midnight. 1) Prosecco – […]

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GUS’ GUIDE TO CRAFT CIDER

In honour of the CAMRA Vancouver Cider Festival, we, at Brewery Creek, thought it was only right to help shed some light on the wonderful craft cider culture that has grown in BC. It all starts off with this one, seemingly ubiquitous, fruit: the apple. Is one of the most commonly consumed fruits in the […]

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GUS’ GUIDE TO WET HOPPED BEER

The end of summer marks a great event for beer lovers, the annual hop harvest. It is an exciting time filled with a buzz of activity on the hop farms. The hop plants, called bines, are cut down and stripped of their cones (hops). These cones are used in beer for their flavor, bitterness, and […]

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GUS’ GUIDE TO BOURBON

Believe it or not, we at Brewery Creek love more than just our beer. We enjoy many craft made spirits as well. One that has recently been peaking our interest is bourbon. This drink has an odd name and weirder descriptions, like: “all bourbon is whiskey, yet not all whiskey is bourbon.”  We set out […]