Rivers, roads, activities and craft beer converge in Kamloops

All roads in BC seem to lead to Kamloops. Named T’kemlups, “meeting of rivers” by the Secwepemc First Nation, this Interior city is where the North and South Thompson rivers converge, while the Coquihalla, Yellowhead, Trans-Canada highways and Highway 97 all connect here. Many simply drive straight past Kamloops, which has made it a bit … Continued

Exploring Abbotsford, From Farm to Table to Glass

Abbotsford is in the heart of the Fraser Valley and an easy day trip from Vancouver. What started out as a Sunday drive in search of berry farms and lunch with my mom ended up being a foray into exploring part of the Ale Trail, with brewery hopping and feasting on locally sourced fare. All … Continued

Day Two on the BC Ale Trail and Garlic Sriracha Beer Steamed Mussels

Day two began how all days should begin: with fried chicken. River Market in New West is a destination all on it’s own. Fresh bread, craft coffee, homemade soap, produce, and restaurants. It’s a lovely place to get lost in. I impatiently waited outside the doors of Freebird Chicken Shack to get my hands on some of the … Continued

BC Ale Trail Trip and Cheddar Rosemary Beer Scones

I started to fall in love when I saw they’d named their fermenters after the Golden Girls. Blanche, Rose, Dorothy and Sofia stood in the corner of Steel & Oak Brewing Co., protecting the beer as the yeast began to work it’s magic. The beer, most of which are traditional German lagers, is fantastic. It … Continued

Victoria Beer Week Celebrates in BC’s Craft Beer Capital

Victoria Beer Week (VBW) is less than a month away and the beer buzz is swelling. The fourth instalment of the annual beer festival will be hosted at various venues across Victoria from March 3rd to 11th and marks the beginning of the 2017 beer festival season. The 2017 edition of VBW features 50 craft … Continued

Pairing Powder and Pints in the Kootenay Rockies

With an increasing number of brewery visitors meandering their way throughout the Kootenay Rockies this past summer, a couple of things have become clear. First, there is an increasing number of stops to make, beers to drink and small-town charm to be found — so best secure a few more days off work for your trip. … Continued

Brewers Row Builds Community in Port Moody

It’s evident when you visit Port Moody’s Brewers Row, especially on a weekend, just how popular it’s become. Some days getting a parking spot can be challenging with locals and folks from nearby towns flocking to the area. That problem will soon be alleviated somewhat with the Evergreen Skytrain Line slated to start running in December, … Continued

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