Day 2 and they hit me with a 10% barley wine.
Where does the time go? It's freaking Christmas already! Here I am at the end of my craft beer advent calendar and though the past couple days have been rough beers, today I have Red Racer's Fly by Night Porter. This is awesome. Smooth. Hints of coffee and bitter chocolate. This is a fantastic way … Continue reading CBAC – December 24, 2016
Gonna do my best to keep this short and sweet. Red Racer Wee Heavy strong beer. I have no idea what this is or what it's supposed to taste like but it's 8% It's not good. It tastes like liquid smoked meat. It's just not really drinkable. This is by far the worst beer in … Continue reading CBAC – December 22, 2016
Well here I am. I just rolled out of bed and brushed my teeth. No breakfast, no coffee, just straight to my beer. Ironically enough it's Jitter Buzz Imperial Coffee Stout from Red Racer. Now if I've learned anything about the word "imperial" on a beer it means strong. Annnd it's 9% My first sip … Continue reading CBAC – December 20, 2016
Christmas is near and the craft beer advent calendar seems to recognize that it's important that the beers are strong now. Today's Belgian Strong from Red Racer is 11.2%. I made a conscious decision to eat before opening this one. On first sip, I definitely made the right choice to eat first. This is powerful … Continue reading CBAC – December 16, 2016
Hanging out on the couch tonight trying to figure out a flight to Mexico. Life is tough. Okay so maybe life isn't tough but this beer might be. This "Three Peaks" Belgian Tripel from Red Racer is 9.0% and at a close glance, full of chunky sediment. This stuff is violent. I don't really know … Continue reading CBAC – December 14, 2016
After a successful night of decorating the Christmas Tree with Kristi's parents, I'm excited to open another beer. But before I get to that, I just need to do a little bit of bragging about the Surrey Dodgeball League. Last week I said we estimated that we raised $6000 for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. That … Continue reading CBAC – December 12, 2016