Tag Archives: Bitter

May 25

Beerism does Brasserie Une Bière Deux Coups: Old Friends With New Beers

I haven’t always been obsessed with beer.  Or rather, I should say that I haven’t always been obsessed with GOOD beer. I say this because one could argue that I was pretty obsessed with beer in my 20’s, given that I drank obscene amounts of it every weekend (and many weeknights too). However, it would […]

August 01

5 Days of IPA’s: Homeland Edition – IPA Day in Quebec!

It’s IPA day!!!!  I couldn’t think of a better way to promote the festivities, than to write yet another IPA article! I’m thinking you all might be starting to tire of my endless IPA centric articles. Well, I guess my only defense is the fact that they are best tasted fresh, and therefore end up on […]

June 30

Dieu du Ciel’s Herbe a Detourne – A Comparison; How Do Citra Hops Taste After a Year?

So I’m getting more and more excited these days about how beer changes and develops over time in the bottle.  Because I’m relatively new to the world of being a beer geek, it’s only now that I can really start doing proper age comparisons. One, because I have a cellar, and two because I’ve learned […]

May 12

From Empty to Discovery – T.J.’s look at the Evolution of a Beer Drinker & the American Red Ale

I came to a realization the other day as I gathered my empties to bring back to the shop, and the craft beer nerd will sympathise with me here. I noticed that I wouldn’t get a refund for most of the beer bottles that had collected themselves on the kitchen floor. As my curiosity for […]

February 02

Six Days of I.P.A’s – A North American Hop Bomb Comparison

The infamous India Pale Ale has been a staple for many craft breweries since the modern beer revival over the last few decades. Although originating in England, North America has taken this style leaps and bounds, and changed the way the world views hops and bitterness. The idea behind this article was to look at […]

October 25

Alley Kat – A Fire Breathing Double IPA from Edmonton, Who Would Have Thought!

So my friend Ryan and I – who moved to Calgary several years back – decided to begin trading beer through the mail.  As you might be aware (or not), it can be quite difficult getting beer from outside of Quebec; when you are in Quebec that is.  Really, our only choices here are either […]