Category: Victoria

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

Step Up Your Beer-ducation during Victoria Beer Week

This year’s Victoria Beer Week promises a balanced mix of beer-ducation, exploration, and plenty of chances to eat, drink, and be merry. Running from March 1st to 9th, VBW 2019 features over 20 events that will showcase more than 40 BC craft breweries, hosted at various venues throughout Victoria. Kick off with Lift Off! The … Continued

 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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