Tag Archives: California

Firestone Walker DBA (Double Barrel Ale)

A bit of a new brewery to our area (as of May 1, 2009), Firestone Walker Brewing Company (based out of CA) came to Malt & Vine the other day and between Mr. Dave and I, we picked up a … Continue reading

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Le Merle Saison

According to North Coast Brewing, they make “The best beers in this world… or any other” – and the more of them I try, the more convinced I am that they could be… just could be… almost right. Can’t say … Continue reading

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Port Brewing Midnight Sessions Lager

A sweet little diddy that fell right in line with the dark english ales we were pouring for the night.  Port Brewing Midnight Sessions Lager comes to us from our friends in California, Port Brewing Company, where we have taste a … Continue reading

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Lagunitas Olde Gnarly Wine (Limited Release)

With the wind howling through the trees and down my chimney, the rain lashing down, and a tough week at work just behind me I was definitely feeling in need of a decent wintery brew when I took a little stroll through my … Continue reading

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White Hawk Original IPA

It’s been a while since I’ve had anything from the Mendocino Brewing Company, but I really did enjoy the Eye of Hawk and the Red Tail I tipped back a little earlier in the year, and I had high high … Continue reading

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Wild Dog Collaborator Doppelbock

There’s a wild ride coming up at work next week which I’m mostly looking forward to, but I know for sure there ain’t gonna be a lot of time for man’s best friend (or the dog), which make me kinda … Continue reading

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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout

Ah, probably my favourite Californians – Anderson Valley Brewing Company know how to knock out a good bottle of beer or two, and I’ve more than enjoyed every single thing of theirs that I’ve tried. As lady luck would have … Continue reading

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