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Tasting Room 101: How to Be a Considerate Craft Beer Consumer (2020 Fall/Winter Edition)

Don’t be THAT person! Follow the BC Ale Trail’s guide to tasting room etiquette in the new world of physically-distanced craft beer. Craft beer exploration looks a little different in 2020. Current COVID-19 rules recommend that we all “stay local and avoid non-essential travel within B.C.” Nevertheless, tasting rooms are open at breweries throughout the … Continued

Skiing and Craft Beer in Kootenay Rockies West

Combining a skiing adventure while exploring the Kootenay Rockies West Ale Trail from Penticton, we visited the Trail Beer Refinery along with a few other breweries nearby as we meandered to RED Mountain Resort. Trail Beer Refinery The 13 local business partners who opened Trail’s first craft brewery (March 2017) thought the name should embrace … Continued

Hike Bamfield and Earn Your Happy Hour

Happy hour along the BC Ale Trail is an even more sacred time after an awesome day of outdoor adventures. Make your way to the marine outpost of Bamfield on the west coast of Vancouver Island and amplify your cheers factor tenfold. Here’s how to do it. A hiking mecca, Bamfield has been known for … Continued

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