Podcast: Moon Under Water Brewery & Distillery

I’m in British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. During my visit to Victoria Beer Week I had a chance to visit many of the local breweries, including the Moon Under Water Brewery, Pub and Distillery. I sat down with their Brewmaster, Clay Potter, to talk about their creativity and their adventure into distilling.  

 Podcast: Red Collar Brewing

I’ve traveled to Kamloops, BC. — a town that isn’t new to craft beer, but still is trying to find its place in the market. In this episode, I visit Red Collar Brewing, a family-run brewery in the heart of downtown Kamloops. I spoke with Lara & David Beardsell. Check out the Kamloops, Shuswap & Vernon … Continued

 Podcast: Smithers Brewing

I’ve traveled all over Cascadia so far in this series, but this is the furthest north I’ve been so far. I’m in Smithers, BC, a community with a population around 6,000. I wanted to know the challenges of opening a brewery so far north and what the community’s response has been. So I stopped in … Continued

 Podcast: Callister Brewing

Located in East Vancouver — or in the brewing world commonly referred to as “Yeast Van” — is a brewery unlike any other in Canada. Callister Brewing is home to multiple breweries sharing the space to test and grow their brands.

 Podcast: Field House Brewing

I’ve traveled out to the Fraser Valley in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia to visit a brewery with an extremely local focus. Opening its doors in 2016, Field House Brewing tries to incorporate local ingredients not only in its beers, but also in the food served in its tasting room as well. I sat down with … Continued

 Podcast: Category 12 Brewing

I’m back on Vancouver Island visiting a brewery that truly stands out in the BC beer scene. Category 12 is located just north of downtown Victoria and they focus on being a little more experimental in the beers they produce. I sat down with Michael & Karen Kuzyk. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible.  

 Podcast: Backcountry Brewing

Along the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia is the community of Squamish. Known as the recreational capital of Canada, this small town is home to a brewery that embraces that spirit to heart. I sat down with two of the co-founders Ben Reeder & John Folinsbee of Backcountry Brewing.

 Podcast: Hoyne Brewing

Victoria, British Columbia is a key centre for craft beer in BC. Sean Hoyne started his career in at the iconic Swans Brewpub when it opened in 1989. From there he has been part of Victoria’s craft beer scene ever since. In recent years, he finally had the opportunity to open his own brewery, Hoyne Brewing.

 Podcast: Victoria Beer Week

I’ve traveled to Victoria, British Columbia to attend Victoria Beer Week. Now in its 5th year, this festival helps highlight not only the history of craft beer in Victoria, but of Vancouver Island as well. The week featured a wide variety of events from themed beer nights, food pairings, homebrewing classes and much more. In this episode I … Continued

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