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

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

Discover Indigenous Food and Artwork on the BC Ale Trail

Writer Lucas Aykroyd delves into the amazing First Nations cuisine served across Metro Vancouver and the Indigenous art found along the BC Ale Trail. Life is about choices. Currently, I’m munching on duck prosciutto and musing about what to choose next from the Indigenous game sampler platter in front of me. Elk juniper salami, homemade … Continued

15 BC Attractions That Offer Craft Beer

Writer Lucas Aykroyd spotlights some perfect places to enjoy travel and tourism in British Columbia while sampling craft beer at the same time. The wait is finally over. It’s time to get back out there and explore British Columbia this summer. When you visit BC attractions that offer craft beer, it just makes your sightseeing … 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

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

Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail Expands With Six New Breweries

Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail expands with six new breweries Vancouver’s North Shore craft beer scene is growing and the BC Ale Trail is keeping pace. We’ve added six more breweries to the Vancouver’s North Shore  Ale Trail, which now invites beer lovers to visit 10 craft breweries among the many other culinary experiences and … Continued

Halloween on the BC Ale Trail

Halloween has been celebrated in one form or another since the time of the ancient Celts, around 2,000 years ago. Observing their new year on November 1st with a festival called Samhain, a Gaelic word that’s pronounced sow-win, Celts celebrated the harvest and welcomed in the “darker half” of the year. On October 31st, it … Continued

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