Williams Lake Craft Beer Festival

A first, here at Sea to Sky Beer Guy: a guest post! It is my extreme pleasure to introduce you to the Williams Lake Craft Beer Festival via the wonderful words and photos of one, Craig Davidiuk! Thanks so much, Craig, this fest’ looked fantastic! Small Festival Creating Environment For Big Changes In Brewing  Another…Read moreRead more

Power Out, Sour In

What do you do when the power goes out? Okay, not that.  I mean YES, of course that, go for it.  But what do you when the power goes out after you’ve made sweet love with the one you love?  You tell stories, that’s what! So whaddaya say?  You wanna hear a story? It involves…Read moreRead more

7 Year Itch: A Fiction

I don’t know why I brought the bottle of beer into the cafe, I don’t know why I do anything anymore. I mean, in my mind the concept made sense but these days the damned thing can’t be trusted.  Too often these days my mind drifts down dark pathways. Yesterday was my seven year wedding…Read moreRead more

It’s About Time…

Life’s quest for truth & compatibility ultimately comes down to time. Will this add or subtract from my overall experience and do I have the time to find out? It’s About Time, a double IPA collaboratively brewed by Twin Sails Brewing, Boombox Brewing and Backcountry Brewing and released to the drooling masses on Twin Sails’…Read moreRead more

In Search of Humanity…

The first week of a new year is a string of days, like any other. Or is it? Often used as a time of reflection, these days can hold power, elevating them above their brethren. For some, the “days of the new” stand outside of time, offering “truths” seldom seen during the fetch & carry…Read moreRead more

The Long Road to Utopia…

Utopia: an imagined place or state of perfection. In my Utopia each beached piece of driftwood holds a tale within it twist and a treasure at its core. Utopia, a Dry Hopped Peach Sour by Howe Sound Brewing Company.  This beautifully adorned beer was as delicious on the inside as out. An approachable tartness, like…Read moreRead more

Searching for Pablo…

This beauty of a BFF is about a NE IPA named Pablo Esco Gnar, the second coming of a collaboration between two of British Columbia’s best Bedouin breweries: Superflux Beer Company and Boombox Brewing Company. Hey Superflux!  Hey Boombox!  Did I ever tell you about the time I went on a Quixotic quest for Pablo…Read moreRead more

Loopholes in Exile…

The life of a beer writer is… …weird at best, hedonistically problematic at most.  Your subject is the drink, which, by its very nature, must be drunk.  And in this wildly rotating world we inhabit where words alone won’t do, photographic evidence of said drink must be provided.  ‘Tis not enough to simply put the…Read moreRead more

Take the Back Road, Expand Your Horizon

    Oftentimes it is the back road taking us where we need to go… The Marzen, by Backroads Brewing Company out of Nelson, BC.  So here’s my mea culpa, I’m on the record as saying that I don’t love lagers.  I know, I KNOW.  There’s an entire spectrum to lagers, of which the Marzen is…Read moreRead more

Best Beer of Summer, 2018

This beer was a contributing factor to winning the S2SBG Award for Best Beer of the Summer. Dazy, a Double Hazy IPA by Russell Brewing. You may ask yourself, how could a beer be only a “contributing factor” to winning a made-up award?  Best Beer of the Summer means this was the best beer of…Read moreRead more