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

Dine Around 2022: Must-visit spots for craft beer lovers

Are you ready for Dine Around 2022? Discover which craft breweries, tap houses, and pubs on the BC Ale Trail are participating this year all across the province! Dine Around is one of the most anticipated culinary events in BC. With over 100 restaurants across BC participating in the program, you can enjoy a three-course meal … Continued

Four must-try Pride Month Beers from BC Craft Breweries

Pride Month beers across the province are raising funds to support Pride-related causes. This includes an extra special collaboration among six breweries in Comox Valley and Campbell River. You can’t spell community without “C.” This collaboration includes the communities of Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland and Campbell River. “Since breweries are businesses that are community gathering spaces … Continued

Mother’s Day Specials for Beer-Loving Moms

Mother’s Day specials abound at BC breweries! Mother’s Day is this Sunday and, while we are doing our part by staying close to home, there is no shortage of ways to celebrate this special day. Many local restaurants are offering special take-out options in the form of brunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. There are also … Continued

North Island Neighbours: Patti Savard of New Tradition Brewing

Adam Chatburn is originally from Blackburn, Lancashire and recently moved from Vancouver to Comox, BC. He is a former professional wrestler, past President of CAMRA Vancouver, and former owner of Real Cask at Callister Brewing in Vancouver. He now teaches the Craft Brewing and Malting Program at North Island College and at the MVP Brewpub in Campbell … Continued

Have a Holly, Jolly Craft Christmas on the BC Ale Trail!

With the arrival of December, many craft breweries in British Columbia are releasing special beers for the holiday season. These beers are often a little darker and stronger, making them perfectly suited for colder, darker days, and some incorporate spices or ingredients that invite holiday nostalgia. In fact, 2020 might as well be called the … Continued

Explore the Tastes of Autumn on the BC Ale Trail

As summer comes to an end, BC’s craft breweries are serving up a variety of harvest-themed beers and other styles perfect for fall. Look for these BC fall beers at your favourite local liquor store or directly at the brewery. How Fresh Can You Get? Every BC fall beer lover awaits the arrival of a … 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

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