Explore the Beers of Spring

Spring is here! The weather is warming up all across British Columbia — blossoms are blooming and bees are buzzing around them. Many of your favourite local breweries are releasing special beers to celebrate the season. Here is a round-up of more than 75 spring-themed beers from BC craft breweries. Lots of them feature berries or fruit, … Continued

Roll out the Barrel: Main St. Brewing Head Brewer Azlan Graves’ odyssey into the weird, wild world of barrel-aged beer.

As Motown grand dame Diana Ross famously said, you can’t hurry love. That’s especially true in the case of Main St. Brewing Head Brewer Azlan Graves and his passion project called The Garage Series — an ongoing collection of wild-fermented and barrel-aged beer he’s been concocting at the Mount Pleasant brewery since 2021. The Garage … Continued

Exploring the Dine the Line Craft Brewery Tasting Passports

Throughout February, Metro Vancouver craft beer lovers can take part in Tasting Passports along TransLink’s Dine the Line to collect stamps at up to 64 participating businesses for a chance to win a Staycation package, transit passes, swag and more! Blogger Yasmine Hardcastle takes us on a passport preview. Note: All of the prizes have … Continued

The BC Beer Awards Return After Two-Year Hiatus

Gladstone Brewing Wins Brewery of the Year and Parallel 49 Brewing Earns Best in Show The 2022 BC Beer Awards were announced on November 5 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the last time this previously annual event took place was in October 2019.  The first of two big … Continued

I Like Beer the Podcast Visits British Columbia

I Like Beer the Podcast is produced by a team of five friends who have taken their love of craft beer from a hobby to a passion to a podcast. Based in San Diego, they have spent many years enjoying the local breweries in that world-renowned craft beer destination. In the summer of 2016, two … 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

2021 Holiday Events at BC Craft Breweries

Whether you just want to have a beer and meet Santa, looking for that perfect gift for someone special (while having a beer), or even just wanting to find a way to help others, BC’s craft breweries around the province are here to help. Holiday Markets Holiday Markets are a great place to visit for … Continued

The 2021 BC Ale Trail Craft Beer Gift Guide

This holiday season, give the gift of craft beer and ale-ventures on the BC Ale Trail. Okay, folks, it’s that time of year, and I’m here to give some gifting inspiration. As always, the best way to shop for your nice list is local all the way — so here is this year’s updated craft … Continued

Artist Behind the Label: Robert Edmonds and Main Street Brewing

Robert Edmonds and the folks at Main Street Brewing are bringing new meaning to the term ‘brand storytelling’ with their latest Bond-esque brew series—and you’re invited to sip along on their next mission. For the third instalment of our Artist Behind the Label series, Robert Edmonds—co-founder of Evoke International Design and part-owner of Main Street … Continued

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