Category: Brewery Feature

Lighthouse Brewing Releases Kapitan Czech Pilsner as Tribute to Co-Founder David Thomas

Last August, Victoria’s Lighthouse Brewing mourned the death of one of its co-founders, David J. Thomas. Now, the brewery is celebrating his life by releasing a special beer called Kapitan Czech Pilsner. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Dave Thomas studied Chemistry at Queen’s University in Kingston, and then Oceanography at the University of British Columbia. After … Continued

North Island Neighbours: Patti Savard of New Tradition Brewing

Adam Chatburn is originally from Blackburn, Lancashire and recently moved from Vancouver to Comox, BC. He is a former professional wrestler, past President of CAMRA Vancouver, and former owner of Real Cask at Callister Brewing in Vancouver. He now teaches the Craft Brewing and Malting Program at North Island College and at the MVP Brewpub in Campbell … Continued

Heading Home to A-FRAME Brewing

Living in Victoria, the “Cradle of the Craft Beer Revolution,” I’m blessed for craft brewery choice. That said, there’s a special sense of nostalgia when I go back to the breweries in my hometown, Squamish. Walking into A-FRAME Brewing feels like coming home, though I may be a bit biased. I grew up in Squamish … Continued

Askî Oci Saison Celebrates Connections to Indigenous Culture

Askî Oci is a very special brew led by Nadine (Hansen) Jopson, co-creative director/co-owner of Another Beer Co. in New Westminster. This unique brewing project celebrates the brewery’s connections to Indigenous culture and the land. Nadine herself is Cree and the project also involved other Cree and Métis women who are designers and artists to … Continued

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