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Give the Gift of Craft Beer this Holiday Season

Stay local. Support local. Give local. This holiday season, give the gift of craft beer and local experiences on the BC Ale Trail. How is it already time to think about holiday season gifts?!?? I don’t know about you, but 2020 has been the longest, yet quickest year. But since it is that time of … Continued

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Beer and Movie Pairings to Soothe Your Wanderlust 

While we’re all staying close to home, a great movie or TV show about travel can really scratch an itch. It’s not quite the same as the real deal, but watching characters embark on intense adventures or explore faraway lands helps us appreciate both past trips and ones to come. Travel makes us laugh, cry, … Continued

Tasting Room 101: How to Be a Considerate Craft Beer Consumer (2020 Fall/Winter Edition)

Don’t be THAT person! Follow the BC Ale Trail’s guide to tasting room etiquette in the new world of physically-distanced craft beer. Craft beer exploration looks a little different in 2020. Current COVID-19 rules recommend that we all “stay local and avoid non-essential travel within B.C.” Nevertheless, tasting rooms are open at breweries throughout the … Continued

The 3rd Annual Best Brewery Experience Award

Nominate Your Favourite Brewery for the Best Brewery Experience Award on the BC Ale Trail  Back in 2018, we launched the first annual award for the Best Brewery Experience on the BC Ale Trail, which ultimately went to Townsite Brewing in Powell River. Last year’s winner was Land & Sea Brewing in Comox. Now, it … Continued

Get spooky this Halloween on the BC Ale Trail

Do you hear that? The sound of werewolves howling, witches cackling, and…kegs being tapped?  The spookiest time of year brings delicious seasonal brews like inky black stouts (that pair well with rare meat) and spiced blood-red ales (perfect for aiding your Jack-o-lantern carving). Many breweries are also holding safely-distanced Halloween events and offering special deals … Continued

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