Cascadian Beer Podcast: Slackwater Brewing

In this episode, Aaron visits Slackwater Brewing in Penticton, BC. A few months ago in the Spring, I was in Penticton attending and part of the judges panel for Okanagan Fest of Ales. While there I stopped in to say “Hi” to some friends of the podcast who were in the process of opening their … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Trench Brewing

In this episode, Aaron visits Trench Brewing & Distilling in Prince George, BC. Last summer I was lucky to explore the northern part of our province along Highway 16. I started my journey in Prince George, BC. Trench Brewing and Distilling opened its doors in spring 2018. I spoke with both co-owner Craig Schwenning and … Continued

Earn Your Ale with Lifestyle Activities at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort

Typical craft beer loving retirees, we embrace pairing a broad range of activities and fine cuisine with our beverages, and Predator Ridge delivered. While less developed than other BC Ale Trail regional hot spots like Kamloops, Kelowna and Penticton, we found craft beer adventures abound in Vernon. Predator Ridge Resort Our excellent mood from soaking … Continued

Island Craft, a book about beer (and other things)

UPDATE: Island Craft has been shortlisted for the 2020 Taste Canada Award in the Culinary Narratives category. Jon Stott, author of Island Craft: Your Guide to the Breweries of Vancouver Island, had his first legal beer in Victoria in 1960. The windowless room, with an entrance for the “gentlemen” and a separate entrance for the “ladies … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Bulkley Valley Brewery

In this episode, Aaron visits the Bulkley Valley Brewery in Smithers, BC. Last summer I was lucky to explore the northern part of our province along Highway 16. I spent some time in Smithers, BC, a place that has seen rapid change in recent years. Smithers is home to not just one, but two breweries! … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Sherwood Mountain Brewhouse

In this episode, Aaron visits Sherwood Mountain Brewhouse in Terrace, BC. I was very fortunate to visit a beautiful part of British Columbia. I traveled Highway 16 in the northern part of the province recently and I made a stop in the community of Terrace. Sherwood Mountain is a brewery focusing mostly on lagers and … Continued

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