If you enjoy beer and wine and any kinds of distilled booze, definitely make plans to get up to Vancouver Island, like NOW.
Somewhere along their evolution, Canada grew up. They looked around at their situation and looked at ours and said, “Nah, let’s not.”
If you like having the choices and don’t want to lose the privilege of having options AND great, fun visits to local breweries, wineries, and distilleries, KEEP GOING BACK AND BUYING BOOZE.
If you are going to push hard on the stylistic envelope and try to marry Lagers with Java, Luna Jo is what you pray you come out with.
Crux Fermentation Project is one of the five most significant new breweries to open in the US in the past ten years. Period.
This somewhat cloistered little city, out in the middle of the Central Oregon High Desert, is to brewing what Rome is to religion, Detroit is to cars, and Seattle is to dateless techies.
This adulation of frat-boy tastes ignores a major FACT of the Craft Beer Phenomenon: we all went All In on craft beer because we wanted flavors – and not the same three that were all BudMillerCoorsPabst had to offer.