The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival has gone digital for 2020. Here are three ways you can enjoy one of Vancouver’s most beloved events from home. Like many Vancouverites, I look forward to April because it means it’s time for the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. (Yes, cherry blossoms are so beloved in Vancouver that we have … Continued
It’s a weird world out there right now. Here are five great ways to support your favourite BC craft breweries while you practice physical distancing. Visiting local tasting rooms is a favourite activity for my partner and me on a Saturday out-and-about or playing tourist in our town. We just moved to Port Moody this … Continued
Rain or shine, the tasting rooms on the Port Moody Ale Trail are ready for you. Blogger Yasmine Hardcastle from West Coast City Girl explores Brewers Row in her soon-to-be new community. Ever since the Skytrain expanded to the Tricities (Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam) in 2016, Port Moody has become a very accessible … Continued
Winter is a time for warming foods and feeling cozy. Get hygge on the West Coast at these breweries and places to stay on the BC Ale Trail. Okay, so your first question is possibly hygge-what? So let’s start with that. Hygge—pronounced “hue-guh”— is the Danish concept of living well and being cozy and relaxed. … Continued
Not done your holiday shopping? No worries, we’ve got your back with a gift guide of craft beer experiences that’ll make excellent stocking stuffers. All you need to do is click or tap to give the gift of beer. As of this post going live, it’s seven days until Christmas. This statement either makes you … Continued
What beer brought you into the craft beer fold? West Coast City Girl, Yasmine Hardcastle, shares her gateway to dark beers, why it’s important to try new things, and the gateway beers of others in the BC craft beer community.
Continuing our ongoing admiration of women paving the way in the BC craft beer industry, we are proud to share Part 2 of our series on Opportunities for Women in Beer. Not everyone is made to be a brewer like these amazing women, but that leaves a wide variety of roles that support breweries, and … Continued
Craft beer, romantic? You better believe it! Hop up your date night in cask style on the BC Ale Trail with these ideas for you and your sweetie! When my partner started homebrewing a few years ago, little did I know that his new hobby would become one of our favourite ways to go out … Continued