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Anthony Langner
August 11, 2015 | Anthony Langner

Beer Me Bi-weekly - Pucker-up!

Sours are here to stay! A boom in sours means a boom for your taste buds. This little piece is about the history and their tasting profiles so that next time your out choosing a beer, you know what to look for!  Continue »

Anthony Langner
July 3, 2015 | Anthony Langner

Beer Me Bi-weekly - Hefeweizen or Witbier?

The change in seasons calls for a change in your taste buds! Admit it - you aren't going to be drinking dark chocolate stouts besides the hardcore fan. With the weather as good as it has been, you'll be with friends on a patio looking for some of the best sippers that will be refreshing and thirst-quenching. You have come to the right place.  Continue »

Anthony Langner
June 3, 2015 | Anthony Langner

VCBW 2015

The only week in the year that actually matters is upon us! Vancouver Craft Beer Week is full of some amazing events, people and of course, a plethora of beer. With over 12 separate events throughout the week, an awards gala and two days at the PNE Centre Grounds...  Continue »

Anthony Langner
May 17, 2015 | Anthony Langner

The best thing about beer.......

The best thing about beer is not the taste, the aroma, or the appearance. Although those things are incredibly important to the integrity of a beer, they are mostly overlooked by something else way more important. People…the ones who drive the Beer Industry are what really make what it is today.  Continue »

John Rozier
June 20, 2014 | John Rozier

True Beer-lievers!

My name is John Rozier, and yes I am in fact Bottle Jockey's newest Blogger. Now my role in the store relates mainly to beer, and let me tell you; when I started at the store I thought I knew my beer and knew my craft beer, but HOLD ON NOW! I clearly did not! Let me say this, we are so fortunate to be in the middle of the growth and progression of Craft Beer!  Continue »

Jessica Bryans
February 26, 2013 | Jessica Bryans

Tips for a Healthier Happy Hour

It’s February, so if you fit into the 99.9% of the population that over-indulged over the holidays then it is likely you are counting calories and scaling back on your alcohol intake this month. Truthfully, you don’t have to skip happy-hour to stick to your resolution for a healthier 2013. There are plenty of tips and tricks for cocktailing without overloading on calories, here are a few of them.  Continue »

Jordan Knott
January 4, 2013 | Jordan Knott

Starting your beer cellar

So you’ve decided to start a beer cellar? Congrats! You are about to enter a realm of infinite possibility. More and more beers these days are being made that beg for extended aging. They are some of the most wonderfully complex and mouthwatering beers ever made. So why wait? Why not drink them now in all their glory!? Patience young grasshopper, one day you will see. Although it is true that these beers are often glorious upon release, the complexity and maturity of these beers will only increase with time.  Continue »

Jordan Knott
January 3, 2013 | Jordan Knott

The New Year is here! Make it a year of beer!

Happy New Years everyone! Wow, what a year it has been here at BottleJockey. If there is one thing that I noticed overall it was that 2012 was the year of the craft beer explosion. People like you and me are starting to want, nay demand, a higher level of beer. So what does this mean? It means that craft beer producers are making even more exciting and interesting beers than ever before! Trust me when I say, that’s a good thing. So get excited! Get pumped up! I know I am! Here are a few ways to get in on the buzz.  Continue »

Brandon Cotter
November 29, 2012 | Brandon Cotter

Beer: Carbonated Booze Tea

Ever sat and wonder how beer is produced? Well I have. I've sat, in my room thinking about it a lot. Allow me to explain: It involves four, relatively straight forward, steps: mashing, boiling, fermenting and bottling. Let me break em' down further:  Continue »

Jordan Knott
July 30, 2012 | Jordan Knott

Cooking with Wine, Beer and Spirits.

In my latest blog I gave up some of my top secret cocktails recipes. In the spirit of sharing recipes I have decided to share a couple more recipes. After all, cocktail recipes are all well and good, but what do you EAT with the cocktails? The answer, my friends, shall herein be revealed.  Continue »

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