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

Celebrating 60 Years at Sun Peaks Resort

I was recently invited to visit Sun Peaks to check out what the resort had to offer — and to taste a special beer brewed to celebrate Sun Peaks’ 60th Anniversary. It’s trivia night at Masa’s Bar & Grill at Sun Peaks Resort and the place is packed with young and old looking for a … 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

BC Celebrities Give Us Their Beer Crushes

BC celebrities are just like us… They love BC craft beer. Unfortunately, Seth Rogan and Ryan Reynolds have not yet responded to our Twitter enquiries, but we still got the details from some other BC celebs! We caught up with a few media personalities and musicians from around the province to see what their favourite … Continued

North Island Neighbours: Tak at Gladstone Brewing

In this latest edition of “North Island Neighbours”, Adam Chatburn chats with Tak Guenette, Head Brewer at Gladstone Brewing Co. So far in this series, I’ve chatted with new friends; Patti From New Tradition and Dave from Loveshack Libations. This time I get to reconnect with an old friend, Takeshi Guenette, aka Tak, from Gladstone … Continued

A Taste of Hockey on the BC Ale Trail

With the Stanley Cup playoffs in full swing, writer Lucas Aykroyd catches up with former NHLers Matt Walker and Dave Babych and highlights links between hockey and craft beer in BC. Hockey and beer. For many British Columbians, those two topics are as inseparable as the Sedin twins. When the Vancouver Canucks get on a … Continued

Holiday Lights Brewery Crawl

Whether you’re a visitor to BC, or simply making the most of a well-earned staycation, this brewery crawl aims to keep the holiday spirit going! Explore beautiful seasonal light displays followed by stops a handful of breweries – all accessible by public transportation.   Our journey takes us from historic Gastown in downtown Vancouver to … Continued

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