International Women’s Day: March 8th, 2022

March 8 is International Women’s Day and more than 35 BC breweries are brewing up a special beer to showcase women as well as inclusion and diversity in the craft beer industry in BC. Back in 2013, the thought of women gathering together all over British Columbia to brew a special batch of beer seemed … Continued

Mountain Biking and Craft Beer: Northwest BC

Ale Trails – Season 1: Episode 1 – Northern BC ‘Ale Trails’ is a doc style mini-series looking at the intersection between mountain biking and local craft breweries, and how both work to support and enhance their community. Join us, as we explore the wilds of Northern BC, showcasing the uniqueness of Prince George, Terrace … Continued

Best of Both Worlds: Chocolate and Beer

Beer. Chocolate. Mmmm. Two of life’s finer pleasures — indulgences many of us choose to enjoy on a regular basis… in moderation, of course. But what about together? That’s right, I’m talking about chocolate beers — special beers brewed with chocolate as an ingredient in some form, whether it is milk chocolate, dark chocolate, cacao … Continued

Fort St. John’s Breweries Are Flowing Like the Peace River

Fort St. John breweries are a force to be reckoned with. Our writer Matt Preprost sat down with Stephen Beard of Beard’s Brewing and Zach Mirosevic of Mighty Peace Brewing to chat about Northern BC’s craft beer revolution. Legend says that, once you drink from the Peace River, you will always return. If it was … Continued

Celebrate Kiwanis AleFest At Home with 8 Exclusive Beers

Kiwanis AleFest invites you to celebrate their annual festival at home, with an exclusive 8-pack to help raise money for local charities. Founded in 2015, the Kiwanis AleFest is a volunteer-run fundraiser organized by Kiwanis Prince George as an annual signature event to support local children charities and Ronald McDonald House. It typically takes place … Continued

Chasing Waterfalls and Craft Beer in BC

Waterfalls and craft beer are a winning combination. They both light your sense of adventure, bring you into the moment, and turn a mundane weekend into something to celebrate.   Let’s face it. In many parts of BC, November can bring a lot of rain. But, this is what makes chasing waterfalls an ideal fall activity. … Continued

Hops Among Friends: Cam McKeigan of Smithers Brewing

This is the latest instalment in the Hops Among Friends series, which is designed to showcase the people that make up the craft beer scene on the BC Ale Trail. My most recent Hops Among Friends interview was with Chris Vandenberg from Slackwater Brewing in Penticton. At the end of the interview, Chris recommended that … Continued

International Women’s Day Collaboration Brews Around BC

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), held every year on March 8th, women of the brewing world usually get together for a special collaboration brew day. Often organized by chapters of the Pink Boots Society®, an organization created to “assist, inspire, and encourage women beer industry professionals to advance their careers through education,” these brew … Continued

A road trip through BC: North to Haida Gwaii

Nothing says summer in Canada like a road trip. The days are long, the roads are drivable, and the possibility of adventure around every corner is abundant. Road trip! I kicked off my summer with a great British Columbian road trip. The final destination: Haida Gwaii. This mystical and remarkably beautiful archipelago of around 150 … Continued

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