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

The Okanagan Fest of Ale Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever

The 24th annual Okanagan Fest of Ale returns to the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre April 12 & 13, featuring more than 200 craft beers and artisanal ciders along with food from 13 different restaurants, live entertainment, education stations and a pop-up liquor store. I have been attending the Fest of Ale annually for several … Continued

What A Year!

As 2019 begins, it’s clear that 2018 was another banner year for craft beer in British Columbia! The craft beer industry continued to grow rapidly in BC: 17 new breweries opened their doors and another five either changed their names or re-opened under new management. Coinciding with that growth, we launched two new ale trails … Continued

Townsite Brewing Wins First Annual Best Brewery Experience Award

Townsite Brewing is the winner of the 1st Annual BC Ale Trail Best Brewery Experience Award. We asked blogger Matt Carter to visit the brewery and describe what makes it so special. Historic Townsite The neighbourhood has a remarkable number of unique features: the longest running movie theatre in Canada, the world’s largest floating breakwater … Continued

 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

New Vancouver Island Ale Trail Features 14 Breweries from Duncan to Courtenay

The BC Ale Trail has launched the new Vancouver Island Ale Trail, featuring 14 craft breweries showcased in two separate itineraries, following the addition of new ale trails in Northern BC, Richmond and the Kamloops-Shuswap-Vernon region over the past few months. When joined together with the Victoria Ale Trail, beer lovers can explore 24 different … Continued

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