Sidney: Beaches, Bakeries & Breweries

Sidney is getting a boost of cool with the opening of two new craft breweries, a handful of new hip bakeries, and a smattering of sophisticated farm-to-table restaurants. With almost 4km of walkable waterfront, Sidney is beloved for its sea-glass studded beaches, a popular fishing pier, and nautical-themed storefronts. Not necessarily known as a party … Continued

BC Craft Breweries Launch Beers to Support Ukraine

As the war in Ukraine rages on, many BC craft breweries are responding to an international brewery effort to raise funds for those affected by the war.   The primary effort is led by Lyviv, Ukraine-based Pravda Beer Theatre. Pravda put a call out to breweries around the world asking them to raise money for humanitarian … Continued

Whistler Craft Beer Month: Celebrate Fall in the Mountains

Whistler Craft Beer Month is a time to celebrate craft beer as part of Whistler’s DNA. During the month of October, Whistler relishes in craft beer-themed experiences perfect for ale enthusiasts and dabblers alike. You know, there was a time when Fall in Whistler stood as a placeholder for Winter.  Everyone left town in September, … 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

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

15 BC Attractions That Offer Craft Beer

Writer Lucas Aykroyd spotlights some perfect places to enjoy travel and tourism in British Columbia while sampling craft beer at the same time. The wait is finally over. It’s time to get back out there and explore British Columbia this summer. When you visit BC attractions that offer craft beer, it just makes your sightseeing … 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

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