Author: Joe Wiebe

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: BNA Brewing

In this episode, Aaron visits BNA Brewing in Kelowna, BC. BNA Brewing is located in a 100-year-old building that was built by the British North American Tobacco Company, which used it to dry tobacco leaves and roll cigars. Later, when fruit became the main agricultural crop in the area, it became a fruit cannery, but … Continued

Take to the Air For Your Next Beer Tour

Helicopter and floatplane tours offer spectacular views and delicious craft beer. Travelling to visit breweries is always fun, whether it’s by car (with a designated driver of course), by bicycle, or even just walking between tasting rooms in the same neighbourhood. But what about flying in a helicopter or floatplane?! That definitely takes brewery touring … Continued

Askî Oci Saison Celebrates Connections to Indigenous Culture

Askî Oci is a very special brew led by Nadine (Hansen) Jopson, co-creative director/co-owner of Another Beer Co. in New Westminster. This unique brewing project celebrates the brewery’s connections to Indigenous culture and the land. Nadine herself is Cree and the project also involved other Cree and Métis women who are designers and artists to … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Longwood Brewery

In this episode of the Cascadian Beer Podcast, Aaron visits Nanaimo, BC. Earlier this year, Aaron travelled to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, visiting the Longwood Brewery, which has been around since 2013. The brewery grew out of a popular local brewpub of the same name, the Longwood Brewpub, but is a separate and unique operation. … Continued

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