Discover your new favourite craft beer picnic spot

So you think you know what it takes to enjoy a dreamy picnic? This spring, get out to explore BC and find your new favourite craft beer picnic spot. Thanks to a variety of lovely patios and parks where alcohol consumption is allowed, the picnic possibilities are plentiful! Over the last couple years, some municipalities … Continued

Exploring Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail

After 16 long months since the first COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020, BC has entered Phase 3 of its Restart Plan. For three days in early July, my husband and I experienced a taste of what the future of our post-pandemic world looks like while exploring Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail. Day 1 What better … Continued

How to plan a craft beer picnic this summer

Refreshing craft beer, delicious food, a warm summer breeze… Is there anything better than a craft beer picnic? As of June 15th, travel within BC is encouraged. This means there are extra opportunities to enjoy a craft beer picnic! Over the last few months, certain municipalities have gradually rolled out rules allowing alcohol consumption in certain … Continued

Cascadian Beer Podcast: North Point Brewing

In this episode, Aaron visits North Point Brewing in North Vancouver, BC. North Vancouver has seen a lot of growth in terms of new breweries over the past few years. Part of that boom is the fresh new Shipyards Brewery District, which includes several exciting breweries: Beere Brewing, Streetcar Brewing, House of Funk Brewing, and … Continued

Chasing Waterfalls and Craft Beer in BC

Waterfalls and craft beer are a winning combination. They both light your sense of adventure, bring you into the moment, and turn a mundane weekend into something to celebrate.   Let’s face it. In many parts of BC, November can bring a lot of rain. But, this is what makes chasing waterfalls an ideal fall activity. … Continued

Perfect Picnic Possibilities on the BC Ale Trail

Enjoying a picnic outside is one of the great pleasures of summer — even more so if you are able to include a craft beer or two in the picnic basket.  People who have travelled in Europe may have had the experience of enjoying wine or beer as part of a picnic in a public … 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

More Than 20 New Breweries Expected to Open in 2020!

As the calendar turns to a new year and a new decade, here is a list of more than 20 new breweries that are expected to open in British Columbia in 2020.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Barnside Brewing Co. (@barnsidebrewing) on Dec 31, 2019 at 11:28pm PST Barnside … Continued

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