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

Kelowna and West Kelowna Tasting Passport

Springtime is beer time! There are more than 15 BC Ale Trail breweries, as well as great pubs and specialty liquor stores spread throughout Kelowna and West Kelowna. Many of them are only a year or two old — so it’s the perfect time to check them out or get reacquainted with one of your … 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

Celebrate Summer with 50+ Beers from BC Breweries

B.C.’s breweries are celebrating summer by releasing dozens of delicious and innovative beers that are perfect for enjoying outdoors.  Many of these beers are special, limited-edition releases, and some are only available at the breweries themselves. But, now that travel restrictions have been lifted, it’s OK to explore the province to visit breweries in other … Continued

Mother’s Day Specials for Beer-Loving Moms

Mother’s Day specials abound at BC breweries! Mother’s Day is this Sunday and, while we are doing our part by staying close to home, there is no shortage of ways to celebrate this special day. Many local restaurants are offering special take-out options in the form of brunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. There are also … 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

10 Bucket List Destinations on the BC Ale Trail

It’s time for some BC ale-venture travel! Read on for bucket-list destinations from friends of the BC Ale Trail. Could we have a more beautiful backyard? The answer is no. Full stop. And now it’s time to explore our stunning province. Travelling in BC may be a little different this year,  but British Columbians (including … Continued

Cascadian Beer Podcast: Vice & Virtue Brewing

In this episode of the Cascadian Beer Podcast, Aaron visits Vice & Virtue Brewing in Kelowna, BC. A region that has seen some major development in recent years is Kelowna, British Columbia. Located in the Okanagan Valley, Kelowna has seen growth in not only the craft beer community, but also vineyards, tourism and technology. A … Continued

On the BC Ale Trail with At Mission Dolores

My name is JP Lancaster and I play in a band from Kamloops, BC called At Mission Dolores. For me, the pursuit of music shares a similar ethos to craft beer. Both seek to make something where quality is never compromised. Quirks and oddities are embraced rather than suppressed for the sake of mass consumption. … Continued

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