KPU’s Brewing School Wins Brewery of the Year at 10th Annual BC Beer Awards

The 10th Annual BC Beer Awards were announced on October 19, 2019 in Vancouver, BC. Awards were given in 31 beer-style categories during the ceremony held at the Croatian Cultural Centre. This was the largest competition to date with 1200 entries from 121 breweries around British Columbia. The big winner of the night was actually … Continued

 Podcast: Barkerville Brewing

I’m in Quesnel in the Cariboo Regional District of British Columbia. Located in the centre of the city along Highway 97 is a brewery with a historical brand connection going back to the region’s Gold Rush days, Barkerville Brewing. I sat down with their Brewmaster Erin Dale.  

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: Category 12 Brewing

I’m back on Vancouver Island visiting a brewery that truly stands out in the BC beer scene. Category 12 is located just north of downtown Victoria and they focus on being a little more experimental in the beers they produce. I sat down with Michael & Karen Kuzyk. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible.  

Opportunities for Women in Beer

Earlier this month we shared Sonia Motisca’s blog post on Celebrating International Women’s Day with Women Who Brew.  Many women work in other roles in the BC craft beer industry, too: Marketing Managers, Festival Directors, Territory Sales Managers, Brewery Office Managers, GMs and owners, each contributing to building a vibrant industry where women can feel welcome and … Continued

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