Smithers Brewing teams up with artist Roy Henry Vickers for Skeena Seasonal Series

The mighty Skeena is B.C.’s second longest river and home to one of the largest salmon runs in Canada, but this massive, pristine waterway is increasingly under threat from industrial development. Smithers Brewing and world-renowned First Nations artist Roy Henry Vickers are teaming up to celebrate the river and raise awareness about the risks it … Continued

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

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