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

Seeking Snow and Suds in Rossland, BC

I used to think snowshoeing was for people who couldn’t ski — a slightly less cool version of outdoor sports. Then, I went snowshoeing in Rossland, BC. My friend points his walking pole at the peak of Old Glory. At 2,377 meters, there’s a lonely, uninhabited cabin. Between the 1940s to the ’60s, rangers rode … 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

Celebrate BC Craft Beer Month – 11 Years Strong!

Despite ongoing COVID restrictions and vaccination passports, BC Craft Beer Month enters its eleventh year with a variety of events, beer launches, and special fundraising releases. While our days are getting shorter and patio season is over, October is a great month to celebrate all that is BC craft beer. It’s the month of fresh … 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

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

Shredding and Beer: A Match Made in Hoppy Heaven

Whether it’s cracking open an IPA after a bottomless day in the backcountry, or guzzling a post-fatbike pint, not much can beat the feeling of a chilled après beer on a pow day. Keen to get a closer look at why shredding pairs so well with beer, I interviewed five beer-loving, BC-based riders to get … Continued

Heading Home to A-FRAME Brewing

Living in Victoria, the “Cradle of the Craft Beer Revolution,” I’m blessed for craft brewery choice. That said, there’s a special sense of nostalgia when I go back to the breweries in my hometown, Squamish. Walking into A-FRAME Brewing feels like coming home, though I may be a bit biased. I grew up in Squamish … 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

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