And I, Jack, the PUMPKIN KING

The things I do for love.

Happy Jack Pumpkin Ale

Brewed by: Russell Brewing Company (Surrey, BC)

Ingredients: couldn’t find ’em anywhere

To make up for my slightly disparaging remarks about Sam’s gaming focus, he comes in with me to review today’s selection. I even let him choose the beer. Continue reading


Spooky Non-Pumpkin Sunday, pt. 1

Hobgoblin Ale

Brewed by: Wychwood

Ingredients: barley, hops and water

Although we were not playing Changeling: the Lost, I thought Sunday game day would be a good time to break out the Hobgoblin Ale. I really don’t want to drink Technocracy-themed anything. Continue reading

It Came From Mill Street

Change of plans, folks.

So I’ve been scouring the city and so far I’ve found seventeen pumpkin beers, plus a few others that could be classified as “spooky”. I’ll keep looking, but I don’t think I’m going to find many more without going on a road trip. (I’m not going on a road trip. I’ve already spent way too much money on this project.) If you find more that are available in Metro Vancouver or the Victoria area, let me know.

So pumpkin beer reviews are going to be limited to the weekdays. On the weekends, I’ll substitute some other Halloween- or autumn-themed fun. Suggestions welcomed in the comments.

On with the review! Continue reading

Systems are go

So the project for this month is 31 pumpkin beers in 31 days. I’ve never been able to pull off NaNoWriMo, but this one seems much more doable because, hey, beer.

Yes, I am fully aware that this is not an original idea. I am rampantly plagiarizing the idea from the good folk at ChezApocalypse and probably others also. Ain’t give a damn.