BC Craft Beer Month 2019 features special events all month long

This October brings with it the 2019 edition of BC Craft Beer Month, giving beer lovers 30 full days of special events to celebrate the province’s ever-growing craft beer scene. New releases, tastings, tap takeovers, beer dinners, and so much more will be hosted throughout BC this month. BC Craft Beer Month 2019 October was … Continued

Hops & Harvest in Quesnel Kicks Off the Harvest Season

The City of Quesnel, in partnership with the BC Ale Trail, is hosting the very first Long Table Dinner on September 7th to celebrate the community’s place on the Northern BC Ale Trail. Held at the Hosting Precinct just outside the West Fraser Centre in downtown Quesnel, the Hops & Harvest event showcases local businesses, … Continued

Richmond Night Market lets you eat yourself silly after a day of exploring Richmond’s craft beer scene

Richmond is located in the Metro Vancouver region of the lower mainland and is a diverse community of over 200,000, with nearly 75% of that population claiming Asian heritage. A popular attraction from May to October every year is the Richmond Night Market, held on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holiday Monday evenings from 7pm … 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

 Podcast: Barkerville Brewing

I’m in Quesnel in the Cariboo Regional District of British Columbia. Located in the centre of the city along Highway 97 is a brewery with a historical brand connection going back to the region’s Gold Rush days, Barkerville Brewing. I sat down with their Brewmaster Erin Dale.  

What A Year!

As 2019 begins, it’s clear that 2018 was another banner year for craft beer in British Columbia! The craft beer industry continued to grow rapidly in BC: 17 new breweries opened their doors and another five either changed their names or re-opened under new management. Coinciding with that growth, we launched two new ale trails … Continued

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