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

Kelowna and West Kelowna Ale Trail Tasting Passport

Sip your way along the Kelowna and West Kelowna Ale Trail in May for a chance to win the ultimate beer-themed Weekend Getaway! Our popular Tasting Passport promotion returns for the month of May. Pick up a Tasting Passport at one the participating locations (see below) and each time you visit a new location to … Continued

It’s the Most Wonderful Time for a Beer

As December arrives, many craft breweries in British Columbia are releasing special beers they have created to celebrate the holiday season. These wintry beers are often a little darker and stronger, making them well-suited for colder, darker days, and some of the recipes even include spices, cranberries, or chocolate. Here are more than 100 suggestions … Continued

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

BC Craft Beer Month 2022

October was officially declared BC Craft Beer Month by the Government of British Columbia in 2011. What started off with a smattering of events put on by some of the approximately 40 breweries open then has turned into 31 days of fall beer releases (fresh hop and pumpkin to name a few), special events, tap … Continued

Nine BC Campgrounds Near Craft Breweries

Whether it’s summit beers or river-side brews, a crisp après ski or campfire cold ones, it goes without saying that not much pairs better with beer than the great outdoors. It only gets better when you get to spend the night in nature, a beautifully-stocked cooler by your side or a brewery just down the … Continued

Celebrate Spring With Fresh Seasonal Beers from BC Craft Breweries

Ahhh, spring is here! Flowers are bursting out of the ground, fruit trees are showing off their colourful blooms, and breweries are launching some delicious seasonal beers. Warmer days and longer evenings are ideal for enjoying beer outdoors — on a porch, patio or at a picnic. With so many great breweries throughout British Columbia, … Continued

Testing Out the Kelowna & West Kelowna Tasting Passport

The Kelowna & West Kelowna Tasting Passport gives you the opportunity to win awesome craft beer swag. All you have to do is collect a stamp from 6 of the participating craft breweries and liquor stores. Two years into the pandemic, most of us are desperate to use our passports again—to collect more stamps on … Continued

Halloween on the BC Ale Trail: Time to Eat, Drink and Be Scary

From pumpkin carving and costume parties at breweries to special spooky beers, Halloween on the BC Ale Trail brings plenty of tricks and treats. Here’s what the witches are brewing this year!   Pumpkin carving events at breweries Looking for places to release your creative skills? Many breweries this year are providing you with that … Continued

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