Category: Victoria

15 BC Attractions That Offer Craft Beer

Writer Lucas Aykroyd spotlights some perfect places to enjoy travel and tourism in British Columbia while sampling craft beer at the same time. The wait is finally over. It’s time to get back out there and explore British Columbia this summer. When you visit BC attractions that offer craft beer, it just makes your sightseeing … Continued

Fill the Victoria Ale Trail Passport During May to Win

Visit six breweries on the Victoria Ale Trail for a chance to win fabulous prizes! The Victoria Ale Trail Passport promotion runs throughout the month of May. Victoria residents are invited to collect stamps from six different breweries and then enter the completed passport into our draw for a chance to win a prize. Multiple … Continued

Lighthouse Brewing Releases Kapitan Czech Pilsner as Tribute to Co-Founder David Thomas

Last August, Victoria’s Lighthouse Brewing mourned the death of one of its co-founders, David J. Thomas. Now, the brewery is celebrating his life by releasing a special beer called Kapitan Czech Pilsner. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Dave Thomas studied Chemistry at Queen’s University in Kingston, and then Oceanography at the University of British Columbia. After … Continued

Dine Around and Stay in Town 2021

If you live in Victoria, Dine Around and Stay in Town 2021 is an excellent excuse to support some of the city’s best restaurants. After a successful run this year from January 14 through February 7, Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria is back by popular demand from February 19 to March 8, 2021! … Continued

How A Canning Line Helped Hoyne Brewing Save Jobs

This is a story of resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. This story was originally published on the Hoyne Brewing WEBSITE. Cans have always been something that we considered, but we wanted to be able to do them right before we made the investment. Sean [Hoyne]’s view was that only the best machine that delivers the … Continued

Remembering an Epic Victoria Craft Beer Trip

Last November, we teamed up with Destination Greater Victoria to host some beer writers for a weekend visit in conjunction with Winterbrau, an annual event put on by the Canoe Brewpub. One of those writers, Chris from Vanpours, has written a blog about his experiences visiting BC’s “craft beer capital.” Here’s a preview with a … Continued

Victoria Beer Week Returns March 6th to 14th

Another year, another epic lineup of programming for Victoria Beer Week! The 2020 edition of this 9-day beer (and food) festival has some old favourites returning for another year, as well as some brand new events to spice up your life. Three, two, one… Lift Off! VBW launches on Friday, March 6th with Lift Off! … Continued

Touring Breweries by Bicycle on the Victoria Ale Trail

Back in 1922, a Bavarian innkeeper named Franz Kugler built a bicycle trail that ran 12 miles from Munich directly to his beerhall, hoping to lure cyclists from the city. But legend has it that 13,000 cyclists showed up on one June day and he didn’t have enough beer for all of them. Acting quickly, … Continued

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