Dine Out Vancouver 2022 Suggestions for Craft Beer Lovers

Dine Out Vancouver 2022 starts this week so Joyce Lam of VanFoodies has the details on participating craft breweries, plus featured restaurants and experiences with strong craft beer offerings. Running from January 14-31, 2022, Dine Out is celebrating its 20th anniversary with more than 300 restaurants offering prix fixe menus priced between $20 and $59, … Continued

Meet Richmond’s Learn to Brew Winner

Scroll to the bottom for locations to purchase 442 Squadron on tap or packaged product. This beer was brewed in collaboration with Monkey 9 Brewing Co, Richmond, BC and the #BCAleTrail as part of the recent ‘Learn to Brew’ contest. (Anastasia Lavrik was the lucky winner!) ⁠The beer is named in honour of the 1951 Royal … Continued

All I Want for Christmas is…Craft Beer!

To help celebrate the holiday season, many craft breweries in British Columbia have been busy brewing up something special. Some of these holiday-themed beers are made with spices, cranberries, chocolate — or even candy canes! These wintry beers are often a little darker and stronger, making them well suited for colder, darker days. Here are … Continued

Cascadian Beer Podcast: Monkey 9 Brewing

In this episode, Aaron visits Monkey 9 Brewing in Richmond, BC. “I met up with a craft beer industry friend in a Vancouver park for a chat. Xander Szymanski is the Head Brewer of Monkey 9 Brewing in Richmond. We talked about how Xander got into brewing craft beer, some previous places where he has … Continued

Birds, Bikes, and Beer on the BC Ale Trail

Biking around Richmond, writer Lucas Aykroyd spots eagles and hawks, tours the historic fishing village of Steveston, and enjoys great beer on the BC Ale Trail. I skid to a halt on my bike when I hit Richmond’s West Dyke Trail at noon. I’ve just spotted a northern harrier hovering over Sturgeon Banks, a long … Continued

This Summer’s Best Beers on the BC Ale Trail

With the arrival of summer, here are 10 ideal summer beers from some of British Columbia’s best local craft breweries. Each of these 10 beers was hand-crafted and inspired by the warm-weather adventures and experiences that the province is known for, and most include special ingredients such as mango, cucumber or even jalapeño pepper! Would … Continued

What A Year! 2018 in review

As 2019 begins, it’s clear that 2018 was another banner year for craft beer in British Columbia! The craft beer industry continued to grow rapidly in BC: 17 new breweries opened their doors and another five either changed their names or re-opened under new management. Coinciding with that growth, we launched two new ale trails … Continued

Richmond’s Night at the Museum: BC Ale Trail Edition

The Olympic Experience Museum is turning down the lights, and turning up the music for an adults-only night of craft beer, sports simulations and beer-inspired food at the inaugural Night at the Museum: BC Ale Trail Edition. BC Ale Trail is thrilled to be partnering with the Richmond Olympic Oval (ROX) and Tourism Richmond on Night … Continued

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