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It’s the Most Wonderful Time for a Beer

As December arrives, many craft breweries in British Columbia are releasing special beers they have created to celebrate the holiday season. These wintry beers are often a little darker and stronger, making them well-suited for colder, darker days, and some of the recipes even include spices, cranberries, or chocolate. Here are more than 100 suggestions … Continued

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time for a Beer

As December arrives, many craft breweries in British Columbia are releasing special beers they have created to celebrate the holiday season. These wintry beers are often a little darker and stronger, making them well-suited for colder, darker days, and some of the recipes even include spices, cranberries, or chocolate. Here are more than 100 suggestions … Continued

‘Tis the Season for Giving!

The season for giving and receiving is here and, as always, shopping and supporting your local BC craft breweries and taphouses are the best way to go. And this year like no other, the breweries around the province are coming out with some mighty creative gift sets and opportunities to help you out. It will … Continued

The BC Beer Awards Return After Two-Year Hiatus

Gladstone Brewing Wins Brewery of the Year and Parallel 49 Brewing Earns Best in Show The 2022 BC Beer Awards were announced on November 5 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the last time this previously annual event took place was in October 2019.  The first of two big … Continued

Farm to Table Beer & Bites in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Vancouver Island is a bounty for diverse and unique crops. Stop by any of the numerous bustling farmers’ markets and you’ll find a plethora of hard-to-find Canadian ingredients like olives, figs, kiwis, hazelnuts, chanterelles, and even the decadent truffle. Not to mention the more obvious market favourites such as berries, greens, grains, and fruit. It’s … Continued

Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail Tasting Passport

Where the Metropolis Meets BC’s Mighty Outdoors. During November, enjoy a tasting exploration on Vancouver’s North Shore.   Vancouver’s North Shore is the perfect place for outdoor adventures year-round, with easy access to backcountry and jaw-dropping views of the city, sea and mountains. For a tasting adventure, check out the North Shore’s diverse and dynamic community … Continued

Mountain Biking and Craft Beer: Penticton, BC

Ale Trails – Season 2: Episode 1 – Penticton, BC ‘Ale Trails’ is a doc-style mini-series looking at the intersection between mountain biking and local craft breweries, and how both work to support and enhance their community.   Join us, as we explore part of BC’s interior, showcasing Penticton,  and meeting the proud, passionate locals … Continued

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