Category: Vancouver Island

North Island Neighbours: Patti Savard of New Tradition Brewing

Adam Chatburn is originally from Blackburn, Lancashire and recently moved from Vancouver to Comox, BC. He is a former professional wrestler, past President of CAMRA Vancouver, and former owner of Real Cask at Callister Brewing in Vancouver. He now teaches the Craft Brewing and Malting Program at North Island College and at the MVP Brewpub in Campbell … Continued

Take to the Air For Your Next Beer Tour

Helicopter and floatplane tours offer spectacular views and delicious craft beer. Travelling to visit breweries is always fun, whether it’s by car (with a designated driver of course), by bicycle, or even just walking between tasting rooms in the same neighbourhood. But what about flying in a helicopter or floatplane?! That definitely takes brewery touring … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Longwood Brewery

In this episode of the Cascadian Beer Podcast, Aaron visits Nanaimo, BC. Earlier this year, Aaron travelled to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, visiting the Longwood Brewery, which has been around since 2013. The brewery grew out of a popular local brewpub of the same name, the Longwood Brewpub, but is a separate and unique operation. … Continued

 Cascadian Beer Podcast: Dog Mountain Brewing & Twin City Brewing

In this episode of the Cascadian Beer Podcast, Aaron visits Port Alberni, BC. Note: The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we all live and work, and British Columbia’s breweries have changed the way they operate to reflect that — temporarily closing their tasting rooms to the public and launching direct delivery services in … Continued

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