Hops Among Friends: Paul Hadfield of Spinnakers

In this second feature in the Hops Among Friends series, we talk to a leader and early builder of BC’s dynamic craft beer industry. Paul Hadfield is the owner/publican of Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses in Victoria, Canada’s oldest existing microbrewery and brewpub, which opened in 1984. Spinnakers now also has an artisan vinegar brewery, … Continued

Bad Tattoo Brewing gets spooky with special releases

Halloween is for kids. So put down the Smarties and Twizzlers and get ready for some delicious adult treats on Nov. 1 at Bad Tattoo Brewing’s Dia de los Muertos party in Penticton. Dia de los Muertos, which translates as Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday in which friends and family members come … Continued

Hops Among Friends: Ross Thompson of Cannery Brewing

There’s the beer. Great craft beer. And the breweries. Amazing breweries all around this province working together to grow the craft beer scene. Plus there are fantastic craft beer and cask events where we go and try an incredible selection of these beers. But behind all of these breweries and events are the inspiring, passionate … Continued

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