Mike and I celebrated the holidays in BC this year. Spending time with Mike’s family is always a lot of fun – we eat lots of chocolate, Mike’s mom makes us eggnog and we open our presents Christmas eve! Mike’s hometown, Creston, is in the interior of the province and is a bit isolated. So, while resting and relaxing we took full advantage of the local craft brewing scene. We tried a few breweries and a couple of wineries
- Nelson brewing company – we tried the After dark and the Blackheart Oatmeal stout. Usually I am not a fan of dark beers but these were pretty sweet. Plus they were made with organic ingredients!
- Fernie brewing company – we tried their Sap Sucker – maple porter and their What the huck – huckleberry wheat. The huckleberry wheat was too sweet for my taste but the maple porter hit all the right notes.
- Dead frog brewery – from Vancouver but we couldn’t resist the name Christmas Beeracle – it was pretty tasty.