Storm Brewing

It’s been too long since my first visit to Storm Brewing so after checking out the Weirdos Christmas Market, we headed to Storm for a few drinks. It’s located in a random, industrial area. I had no idea they’ve been around for over 20 years (since 1994)!

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This isn’t the entrance. Keep on walking.

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Hours. Slide open the side door to get in.

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Their van outside. Reminds me of Splinter from TMNT.

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We dropped in on a Saturday afternoon (around 4:00pm) to find it busy. They’ve stuck with the no frills vibe; no flights or seating.

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They have upped the decor with taxidermy rats, dinosaur skulls and hamster balls.

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Oh, can’t forget about the random barbie doll 😉

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The grey masking tape to hold their sign up sums it up perfectly.

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In case you were thinking of jumping in, FYI it’s not recommended.

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They also have cans for sale (only hurricane IPA was available) and growler refills.

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Prices for their growlers and merchandise.

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You can also rent a keg.

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Speaking of kegs, they’re stacked near the entrance.

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Of course, you can sample 6 beers for $7.00.

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They’ve got their own branded cups now. There was 10 beer options along with their mainstays.

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Service is friendly and fast. Love how they were filling people’s water bottles and mason jars in lieu of growlers.

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Beer counter.

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They really love the rats hurr. Everything rat themed.

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Beer taps are funky and different.

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The Gruit handle is too cute.

Pineapple paradise pilsner
DSC09118My personal favourite out of all the beers we sampled. Almost like drinking pineapple juice!

Pineapple upside down cake ale
DSC09119This one was also good but had more of a caramel after note.

Cherry bob ale
DSC09120This was only a hint/tease to being a cherry sour. Would have liked them to commit and go all the way with this one.

Raspberry rosemary pilsner
DSC09125Same thing with the raspberry. Very light raspberry tones.

I am gruit sour ale
DSC09126Think this was grapefruit. Citrusy and a bit sour.

Eggnog latte stout
DSC09134Didn’t get much eggnog flavour. This one smelled/reminded me of a Coca Cola slurpee.

Imperial flounders sour ale
DSC09139One of their mainstays. Almost getting into that vinegary sour state; wouldn’t be able to drink a lot of this.

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One of my favourite breweries in the city. Storm is weird, quirky and unique.

Storm Brewing
https://www.stormbrewing.org/
310 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC
(604) 255-9119

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