Batch 44 Brewery & Kitchen Puts Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast Ale Trail

Hyper-local staycations are a great way to support local tourism businesses on the BC Ale Trail. Matt Cavers shares his recent family staycation in Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast Ale Trail. Between two waters If you look for it on a map, downtown Sechelt almost isn’t there. Perched on a kilometre-wide neck of land between … Continued

Find BC Craft Breweries at Community Farmers’ Markets this Summer

It’s been a heck of a few months as COVID-19 brought disruption across much of our daily life. However, it’s also given us the opportunity to rediscover our own backyards, communities, and incredible surroundings. While many things haven’t been easy since the public health emergency began, it’s been inspiring to see family and friends, neighbours … Continued

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

Getting Crafty With Beer in The Kitchen

From hand to table Your recipe calls for wine. You’re a beer drinker. What do you do? Don’t worry, I didn’t know if using beer in cooking was the best idea either. But then, as an experiment, I tried it. One of the main things I love about beer is that there’s always an element … 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

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

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