Callister Brewing Wins 2022 Canada Beer Cup

Wee Laird Wee Heavy Scotch Ale from Vancouver’s Callister Brewing Named Best Beer at the 2022 Canada Beer Cup, highlighting 46 medals won by BC breweries at this first annual competition organized by the Canadian Craft Brewers Association.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Callister Brewing (@callisterbeer) Callister Brewing’s Wee … Continued

Autumn is Harvest Beer Season

During BC Craft Beer Month, the province’s craft breweries are serving up a wide variety of harvest-themed beers that are perfect for fall. We highlight 70 for you below! Many breweries work with local farms to use freshly harvested hops — the resulting fresh hop or wet hop beers are unique to the season so … Continued

The Langley Ale Trail Tasting Passport

Rich in history, urban experiences and fresh craft beer. Langley’s craft beer community has boomed over the past few years. In addition to several excellent breweries, there are beer-focused restaurants and one of North America’s leading brewery training programs at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Explore the Langley Ale Trail during October to taste great beer and … Continued

Dragging Diversity into Tasting Rooms

Happy Pride Month! As June begins and British Columbia celebrates its sizeable 2SLGBTQIA+ community, it is important to keep in mind that inclusion needs to be a year-long commitment. It’s easy to be performative by putting up Pride flags or slapping a rainbow on a beer label.  “You definitely have somebody who is queer on … Continued

Hops Among Friends: Martina Solano Bielen of KPU Brew Lab

This is the latest installment in the Hops Among Friends series, which showcases the people that make up the craft beer scene on the BC Ale Trail. In this edition, Kim Lawton interviews Martina Solano Bielen from KPU. I spoke with Ashley Brooks, the Quality Control Manager at Four Winds Brewing in my most recent … Continued

The Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ Returns to Langley

Here’s a chance to sample the best chili and BBQ in downtown Langley, BC — all while supporting a good cause. The Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ will take place on 56th Avenue between Glover Road and 206th Street in downtown Langley, BC, from May 13-15. It’s a fun opportunity for meat lovers to … 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

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

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

Instant Getaway: Langley’s North Side Tap Tour

Stepping Out For a Walkable Weekend in the Fraser Valley’s Craft Beer Capital Here’s an observation. By offering British Columbians a nifty way to plan short or long ‘staycation’ getaways, therefore bypassing the hassle of expensive border tests, quarantining, and guilt, the BC Ale Trail represents a potentially vital service to a population that’s been … Continued

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