The New Normal at Brewery Tasting Rooms

As the provincial government begins relaxing some of the restrictions around public interaction, some BC craft breweries are re-opening their facilities to allow customers in their tasting rooms once again. Here is a look at what the rules are and what the experience will be like. Phase 2 of British Columbia’s Restart Plan began on … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Mount Arrowsmith Brewing & LoveShack Libations

In this episode of the Cascadian Beer Podcast, Aaron visits Parksville Qualicum Beach, BC. Back in early March, just before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived here in British Columbia, Aaron Johnson visited Vancouver Island. After enjoying Lift Off!, the first night of Victoria Beer Week, Aaron headed Up Island. This episode of the Cascadian Beer Podcast … Continued

All Together: BC Breweries Join Worldwide Collaboration to Support the Hospitality Industry

Several craft breweries from British Columbia are participating in the All Together IPA project, which was created by Brooklyn-based Other Half Brewing to support members of the hospitality industry who have lost employment because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we all live and work, and British Columbia’s … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Dog Mountain Brewing & Twin City Brewing

In this episode of the Cascadian Beer Podcast, Aaron visits Port Alberni, BC. Note: The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we all live and work, and British Columbia’s breweries have changed the way they operate to reflect that — temporarily closing their tasting rooms to the public and launching direct delivery services in … Continued

Fresh Spring Beers from the BC Ale Trail

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we all live and work, but British Columbia’s breweries are continuing to release new and exciting beers for the spring season. While it isn’t appropriate to travel in order to visit these breweries and taste their products right now, hopefully you can find some of these new … Continued

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The swift arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia has affected everyone who lives and works here considerably. Most BC craft breweries across the province are doing their part to “flatten the curve” by suspending service in their taprooms. At the same time, everyone is being asked to stay home and avoid going out … Continued

Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail Expands With Six New Breweries

Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail expands with six new breweries Vancouver’s North Shore craft beer scene is growing and the BC Ale Trail is keeping pace. We’ve added six more breweries to the Vancouver’s North Shore  Ale Trail, which now invites beer lovers to visit 10 craft breweries among the many other culinary experiences and … Continued

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