The Okanagan Fest of Ale Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever

The 24th annual Okanagan Fest of Ale returns to the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre April 12 & 13, featuring more than 200 craft beers and artisanal ciders along with food from 13 different restaurants, live entertainment, education stations and a pop-up liquor store. I have been attending the Fest of Ale annually for several … Continued

Step Up Your Beer-ducation during Victoria Beer Week

This year’s Victoria Beer Week promises a balanced mix of beer-ducation, exploration, and plenty of chances to eat, drink, and be merry. Running from March 1st to 9th, VBW 2019 features over 20 events that will showcase more than 40 BC craft breweries, hosted at various venues throughout Victoria. Kick off with Lift Off! The … Continued

Hopwired Festival – Crafted to Delight Coffee and Beer Lovers Alike

Hopwired Festival presented by Espressotec and CFOX is back for its second year, returning to the Croatian Cultural Centre in East Vancouver. Infusing handcrafted beer with coffee, Hopwired promises to tantalize your taste buds with an array of collaborations between breweries and coffee roasters from across Canada and beyond while expanding your knowledge with a variety … Continued

The History of BC Craft Beer — Part 3

This blog post picks up where we left off in “The History of BC Craft Beer — Part 2.” Following its humble beginning at the Horseshoe Bay Brewery in 1982, the craft beer industry in British Columbia grew slowly and steadily over the next three decades. It enjoyed a mini-boom in the 1990s, and then … Continued

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