Category: Events

Get spooky this Halloween on the BC Ale Trail

Do you hear that? The sound of werewolves howling, witches cackling, and…kegs being tapped?  The spookiest time of year brings delicious seasonal brews like inky black stouts (that pair well with rare meat) and spiced blood-red ales (perfect for aiding your Jack-o-lantern carving). Many breweries are also holding safely-distanced Halloween events and offering special deals … Continued

International Women’s Day Collaboration Brews Around BC

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), held every year on March 8th, women of the brewing world usually get together for a special collaboration brew day. Often organized by chapters of the Pink Boots Society®, an organization created to “assist, inspire, and encourage women beer industry professionals to advance their careers through education,” these brew … Continued

Victoria Beer Week Returns March 6th to 14th

Another year, another epic lineup of programming for Victoria Beer Week! The 2020 edition of this 9-day beer (and food) festival has some old favourites returning for another year, as well as some brand new events to spice up your life. Three, two, one… Lift Off! VBW launches on Friday, March 6th with Lift Off! … Continued

Enjoy One Last Brew of the Hopwired Festival

For those who enjoy their beer, there’s usually a need for a pick me up the following morning. Coffee and beer have developed this balanced relationship, with one taking priority in the AM hours, and the other making the afternoon and evening its home, but there are instances where the two meet in amazing happenstance. … Continued

Skiing and Craft Beer in Kootenay Rockies West

Combining a skiing adventure while exploring the Kootenay Rockies West Ale Trail from Penticton, we visited the Trail Beer Refinery along with a few other breweries nearby as we meandered to RED Mountain Resort. Trail Beer Refinery The 13 local business partners who opened Trail’s first craft brewery (March 2017) thought the name should embrace … Continued

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