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Squamish Beer Festival 2018

The Squamish Beer Festival was a spectacle now only visible in our rear view mirror.  And while objects in the mirror are closer than they appear, I fear it’s getting further away with each passing day.  But there is no melancholy here, the damned thing was far too fun to for sadness to seep in. …

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Sports Drink(ing)

Hello ladies and gentlemen and welcome to wherever you are.  Today I’d like to write about sport drinking.  But perhaps the greater discussion is drinking in public and I’ll probably get there, so let’s get to it: Yes, drinking goes hand in hand with sporting but for now let’s set aside the passive version of…

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Oh Tofino…

Tofino, oh Tofino.  What tales I could tell… Should I write of my roommate for the trip?  The one who’s snoring was so loud, Husqvarna’s Chainsaw division has him doing voice-over work?  Or what about the poor bastard who spent his last night in the bathtub, wailing like a Banshee and barfing like a firehose? …

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Good-bye Gord.

I was supposed to write about the amazing Sea to Sky collaboration beer today.  Instead, I woke up and heard the news and haven’t been able to do much more than mope. Please forgive this cathartic bit of self-indulgence:  The pendulum swings thrice and knows no mercy. First: the announcement of the tumour. Second: the…

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How’s Your Hop Game?

So? How is it? Your hop game, that is.  Is it 100 IBU strong or barely noticeable above the malt? Look, not to get too frantic fresh out the gate but…it’s wet-hop season, people!  September and October is when the cones come of age, so you best be ready to receive the many beers brought…

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