Category: Kootenay Rockies East

The First Annual Kootenay Beer Week runs September 10 – 17

Breweries from across the Kootenays are coming together for the first annual Kootenay Beer Week: September 10 – 17, 2022. Various events will take place across the region over the week, offering plenty of opportunities for sampling craft beer and celebrating with great food and music. On September 17, the main event, Kootenay Beer Fest, … Continued

Cranbrook & Kimberley Tasting Passport

Rockies Exploring with Golden Views and Epic Brews As summer turns to fall in the Kootenays, autumn’s golden larches will entice you to paddle calm waters against the backdrop of golden views, hike trails hugged in amber warmth, drive along windy roads through the caramel-kissed countryside, and sip seasonally-inspired brews. Fill Your Passport to Win! … Continued

Rejoice! BC craft beer festivals are back for 2022

Drop what you’re doing and start planning. BC craft beer festivals are back for spring and summer 2022. No, we’re not kidding. If you’ve been thirsting for an opportunity to finally gather with your fellow craft beer lovers again and celebrate everything this resilient industry has to offer, it’s your time to shine. Here are … Continued

15 BC Attractions That Offer Craft Beer

Writer Lucas Aykroyd spotlights some perfect places to enjoy travel and tourism in British Columbia while sampling craft beer at the same time. The wait is finally over. It’s time to get back out there and explore British Columbia this summer. When you visit BC attractions that offer craft beer, it just makes your sightseeing … Continued

Exploring the Kootenays’ Most Thought-Provoking Beer Names

You know what they say… behind every great beer name, there’s an even greater story. Once upon a pre-COVID time, I embarked on a road trip across the Kootenays. Dipping into breweries for crisp salvation, I came across a number of brow-furrowing, curiosity-sparking Kootenay beer names. Intrigued to discover the secrets and stories that lurk … Continued

Where the Locals Ride: The West Kootenay Bike and Craft Beer Scene

West Kootenay Mountain Biking: Classic singletrack. Old-school downhill. Post-ride craft beer. When talking bikes and beer, does anywhere in particular come to mind? Worldwide, there are few places that fit the description like the region around Nelson, in the West Kootenay area of British Columbia.  If true downhill biking and local craft beer are the … Continued

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