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Hops Among Friends: David Beardsell of Red Collar Brewing

This is the latest instalment in the Hops Among Friends series, which showcases people that make up the craft beer scene on the BC Ale Trail.  My most recent Hops Among Friends interview was with Erin Dale from Barkerville Brewing in Quesnel. At the end of the interview, Erin suggested that I interview David Beardsell … Continued

How Changes to Patios, Parks, and Pedestrian Spaces Will Shape Summer in BC

New Experiences are Brewing Nearby… As Phase 3 of BC’s Restart Plan begins, more of the parks and places we know and love are continuing to reopen.  There are a handful of changes coming into effect in cities around the province including expanding patio licensing, allowing public consumption of alcohol in some designated areas, and … Continued

The New Normal at Brewery Tasting Rooms

As the provincial government begins relaxing some of the restrictions around public interaction, some BC craft breweries are re-opening their facilities to allow customers in their tasting rooms once again. Here is a look at what the rules are and what the experience will be like. Phase 2 of British Columbia’s Restart Plan began on … Continued

All Together: BC Breweries Join Worldwide Collaboration to Support the Hospitality Industry

Several craft breweries from British Columbia are participating in the All Together IPA project, which was created by Brooklyn-based Other Half Brewing to support members of the hospitality industry who have lost employment because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we all live and work, and British Columbia’s … Continued

Fresh Spring Beers from the BC Ale Trail

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we all live and work, but British Columbia’s breweries are continuing to release new and exciting beers for the spring season. While it isn’t appropriate to travel in order to visit these breweries and taste their products right now, hopefully you can find some of these new … Continued

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The swift arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia has affected everyone who lives and works here considerably. Most BC craft breweries across the province are doing their part to “flatten the curve” by suspending service in their taprooms. At the same time, everyone is being asked to stay home and avoid going out … Continued

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