Author: Sea to Sky Beer Guy

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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A is for A-Frame and B is for Beer…

Close your eyes. Imagine yourself sitting in a well-made wooden chair, lakeside in the late afternoon.  The slats of the Adirondack are warm, releasing the sun they absorbed into your chore-worn muscles.  There’s a light sloshing of water against dock.  But rather than distract, it provides a baseline, a starting point of sorts, for the…

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No Smoke or Mirrors Here!

Hey folks! From time to time I’m going to place some of my Instagram posts on the website.  Sometimes those posts turn out to be fairly blog-worthy.  In my opinion this is one of those times.  I hope you enjoy… I’d been sitting on this beer for a while.  Not because I didn’t want to…

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Parkside Motel

This little piece of pulp fiction was inspired by Parkside Brewery’s Parkside Motel IPA and originally appeared on Instagram, November 26, 2017 The younger cop was fairly bouncing with excitement. “Come on Shep,” he said to his older partner. “This time we have him! Dead to rights!” Shep wasn’t nearly as confident.  An anonymous tip?  How…

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Craftco Hop Episode 5

Just in case you weren’t aware of the bit on The Beer Rater’s website called Craftco Hop, let me provide some context:  Once or twice a month a bunch of beer-loving weirdos go on an adventure with a particular beer and document said adventure for mass consumption on www.thebeerrater.com.  Each episode has a particular theme…

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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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