Author: Joe Wiebe

Fill the Victoria Ale Trail Passport During May to Win

Visit six breweries on the Victoria Ale Trail for a chance to win fabulous prizes! The Victoria Ale Trail Passport promotion runs throughout the month of May. Victoria residents are invited to collect stamps from six different breweries and then enter the completed passport into our draw for a chance to win a prize. Multiple … Continued

Find Your Flavour on the BC Ale Trail

The BC Ale Trail offers an abundance of diverse experiences – there’s something for everyone! British Columbia has more than 200 craft breweries, each with its own unique approach to brewing beer. Along with that, the province offers an incredible range of activities and spectacular natural sights. Paired together, this means you have many different … Continued

Lighthouse Brewing Releases Kapitan Czech Pilsner as Tribute to Co-Founder David Thomas

Last August, Victoria’s Lighthouse Brewing mourned the death of one of its co-founders, David J. Thomas. Now, the brewery is celebrating his life by releasing a special beer called Kapitan Czech Pilsner. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Dave Thomas studied Chemistry at Queen’s University in Kingston, and then Oceanography at the University of British Columbia. After … Continued

Celebrate Kiwanis AleFest At Home with 8 Exclusive Beers

Kiwanis AleFest invites you to celebrate their annual festival at home, with an exclusive 8-pack to help raise money for local charities. Founded in 2015, the Kiwanis AleFest is a volunteer-run fundraiser organized by Kiwanis Prince George as an annual signature event to support local children charities and Ronald McDonald House. It typically takes place … Continued

KPU Student Wins Nancy More Brewing Award

Emily Comeau, a second year student in the Brewing and Brewery Operations program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has been awarded the first annual Nancy More Award. “It’s really exciting and an honour to receive this award in Nancy More’s name; she’s a trailblazer, a brewing icon, and an amazing person,” said Comeau. “I was drawn … Continued

2020: A Year for Beer Like No Other

Yes, 2020 has been a horrible year in a lot of ways, but we have also demonstrated amazing resilience, generosity and kindness throughout.  I’ve been thinking long and hard about how to approach this end-of-year blog without simply using the clichés about 2020. It’s too easy to label December 31 as the end of the … Continued

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