BC Breweries Win Big at the Canadian Brewing Awards & World Beer Cup

BC Breweries Win 64 awards and Howe Sound Brewing Named Canadian Brewery of the Year! Wow, what a haul! British Columbia’s craft breweries continued a long-running tradition of winning more than their fair share of medals at the annual Canadian Brewing Awards, which were announced in Calgary last weekend. All in all, 39 different breweries … Continued

Celebrate Spring With Fresh Seasonal Beers from BC Craft Breweries

Ahhh, spring is here! Flowers are bursting out of the ground, fruit trees are showing off their colourful blooms, and breweries are launching some delicious seasonal beers. Warmer days and longer evenings are ideal for enjoying beer outdoors — on a porch, patio or at a picnic. With so many great breweries throughout British Columbia, … Continued

Celebrate BC Craft Beer Month – 11 Years Strong!

Despite ongoing COVID restrictions and vaccination passports, BC Craft Beer Month enters its eleventh year with a variety of events, beer launches, and special fundraising releases. While our days are getting shorter and patio season is over, October is a great month to celebrate all that is BC craft beer. It’s the month of fresh … Continued

BC Breweries Win 40 Awards at 2021 Canadian Brewing Awards

The 19th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards were given out on September 18th, 2021, at an event held at the Hilton Québec in Québec City, and brewers from British Columbia took home 40 trophies. The big wins came from the Prairies this year, with a repeat for Alberta with The Establishment Brewing Company taking home Brewery … Continued

BC Craft Beer Month 2020: Events worth savouring all October

Since 2011, October has officially been dubbed BC Craft Beer Month. It may look a little different this year, but nothing can stop the passionate BC craft beer community. Even in 2020, the beginning of chillier days is easier to shoulder with the annual month-long celebration of our province’s breweries. Between fresh hops season, harvests’ … Continued

Six Hoppy Date Ideas on the Ale Trail

Craft beer, romantic? You better believe it! Hop up your date night in cask style on the BC Ale Trail with these ideas for you and your sweetie! When my partner started homebrewing a few years ago, little did I know that his new hobby would become one of our favourite ways to go out … Continued

2018 BC Beer Awards: Honouring a legend and some newcomers

109 breweries submitted 1,085 beers to be judged in 30 categories for the 9th annual BC Beer Awards. Fifty-one of those breweries walked away winners. But only one can claim the bragging rights of brewing the best BC beer of 2018: Twin City Brewing Company. The relative newcomer from Port Alberni won Best in Show for … Continued

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