20 Great Brewery Patios Around BC

With indoor dining closed until further notice, you’re going to want to scope out craft brewery patios on the BC Ale Trail (some of which are brand new) to quench your thirst. The weather’s warming up across the province and indoor tasting rooms are still closed for the time being. Luckily, many craft breweries have … 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

Get spooky this Halloween on the BC Ale Trail

Do you hear that? The sound of werewolves howling, witches cackling, and…kegs being tapped?  The spookiest time of year brings delicious seasonal brews like inky black stouts (that pair well with rare meat) and spiced blood-red ales (perfect for aiding your Jack-o-lantern carving). Many breweries are also holding safely-distanced Halloween events and offering special deals … Continued

60+ New Beers for Summer on the BC Ale Trail

With the arrival of summer, here are 60+ ideal summer beers from British Columbia’s craft breweries. Enjoy from the comfort of your own back yard or visit your local brewery’s tasting room, which may have a new patio! BC’s brewery tasting rooms are cautiously reopening with the guidance of the bc craft brewers guild once … Continued

Fresh Spring Beers from the BC Ale Trail

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we all live and work, but British Columbia’s breweries are continuing to release new and exciting beers for the spring season. While it isn’t appropriate to travel in order to visit these breweries and taste their products right now, hopefully you can find some of these new … Continued

Welcome to the Maple Ridge Ale Trail

Remember the good ol’ days when commuting to Maple Ridge meant a toss-up between getting stuck at an occasionally malfunctioning swing bridge or a potential hour-long wait for a 15-minute ferry ride across the Fraser River? Wait, did I say “the good ol’ days?” Scratch that — those ferry lineups were headache-inducing and that swing … Continued

Maple Ridge Ale Trail Launch Event

Discover the Maple Ridge Ale Trail  The newest portion of the self-guided BC Ale Trail, the Maple Ridge Ale Trail, is launching September 21 at the Haney Farmers Market event in Memorial Peace Park, Maple Ridge, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Meet and greet the Minister of Tourism, Honourable Lisa Beare and Mayor Michael Morden … Continued

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