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Last week, we attended the launch event of the Steamworks bottled beer. Yes, you can now purchase Steamworks beer by the bottles and bring them home. At the event, we were each given a passport to taste 6 beer & food pairings, try them all and we would be eligible for door prizes.

Passport for Tasting

Passport for Tasting

Here are the food pairings:

  • BBQ Pork Belly Bao Buns with Pale Ale
  • West Coast Steamer Pot with Pilsner
  • Gruyere Fritter with Wheat Ale
  • Oysters and Pearls with Heroica Oatmeal Stout
  • Pumpkin Steam Clouds with Pumpkin Ale
  • Mini Ice Cream Cone with Frambozen (Raspberry Ale)
Oysters and Pearls with Heroica Oatmeal Stout

Oysters and Pearls with Heroica Oatmeal Stout

I found the stout pearls quite creative, maintaining the flavour of the stout while presenting it like caviar. (more…)


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As a Surrey resident and SFU grad, I’ve walked by Central City Brewing Company countless times. It’s a wonder why I never sat down, and tried their beers.

So on a chilly Friday afternoon, I visited CCBC for a quick drink. They had a Beer Flight available on the menu. You can have four 5oz glasses for only 6 bucks—a great deal considering a 20oz pint is $5.80.

From left to right, they are Red Racer Classic White Ale, Red Racer Raspberry Wheat Ale, Red Racer Nitrogen stout, and Red Racer IPA.

Beer Flight

If you’re looking for an easy drinking beer, I would go with (more…)

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