How Breweries Are Giving Back During the Holiday Season

One of the most important aspects of the holiday season is showing gratitude to family, friends and neighbours.  Many of BC’s craft breweries are showing appreciation to their customers for all the support they have received this year by giving back to the community in a variety of ways, including: fundraising for flood victims, supporting … Continued

Fall Beers: Fresh Hops, Festbiers and Pumpkins — Oh My!

As summer comes to a close, brewers herald the arrival of harvest season with delicious fall beers. Some incorporate unusual ingredients like beets or pumpkins, while others brew traditional harvest-themed European styles like Belgian Saisons and German Oktoberfest-style Märzens or Festbiers. Many breweries work with local farms to add freshly harvested hops into brews — … Continued

Exploring Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail

After 16 long months since the first COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020, BC has entered Phase 3 of its Restart Plan. For three days in early July, my husband and I experienced a taste of what the future of our post-pandemic world looks like while exploring Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail. Day 1 What better … Continued

Celebrate Summer with 50+ Beers from BC Breweries

B.C.’s breweries are celebrating summer by releasing dozens of delicious and innovative beers that are perfect for enjoying outdoors.  Many of these beers are special, limited-edition releases, and some are only available at the breweries themselves. But, now that travel restrictions have been lifted, it’s OK to explore the province to visit breweries in other … Continued

Cascadian Beer Podcast: House of Funk Brewing

In this episode, Aaron visits House of Funk Brewing in North Vancouver, BC. There is a spot in the Lower Mainland that has seen a major shift to an entertainment district in recent years, and that place is located in North Vancouver, located on the traditional unceded territories of the Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh. House of … Continued

How to plan a craft beer picnic this summer

Refreshing craft beer, delicious food, a warm summer breeze… Is there anything better than a craft beer picnic? As of June 15th, travel within BC is encouraged. This means there are extra opportunities to enjoy a craft beer picnic! Over the last few months, certain municipalities have gradually rolled out rules allowing alcohol consumption in certain … Continued

Cascadian Beer Podcast: Wildeye Brewing

In this episode, Aaron visits Wildeye Brewing in North Vancouver, BC. In this episode, Aaron finds himself in North Vancouver, located on the traditional unceded territories of the Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueum. This area has seen a major boom of breweries opening in recent years, but there is one brewery that is a bit of … Continued

Spring Beer Releases from BC’s Craft Breweries

With the arrival of warmer weather, BC breweries are offering a wide range of spring beer releases — and beer lovers are drooling over all the delicious options. Warmer days are perfect for patios and picnics. As the days get longer and the sun sets later and later in the evening, there is more time … Continued

Seven Ways to Support Your Local Breweries During the Pandemic

Despite the recent “Circuit Breaker” Public Health Order that has forced breweries to close their tasting rooms, we can all still support our local craft breweries in a variety of ways. Seven Ways to Support Your Local Breweries 1. visit a brewery patio Good news! Breweries are allowed to continue serving beer on their outdoor … Continued

Follow us on social media!