The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

There's a lot of great beers being served at this year's GCBF. With such a wide variety of brews on offer it can be a little overwhelming to chose what to try in the limited time available. I realize that not everyone is like me with the alcohol tolerance of a Norse god and a…Read more The Unmissable Beers of GCBF 2017

I left My Liver in Vancouver, or How I Visited 43 Craft Breweries in 48 hours and Lived to Tell the Tale

Do you ever have a really stupid idea to do something, then against your better judgement, do it anyway? Well, that's pretty much a way of life for me! In May I had the ridiculous idea to visit Vancouver for the weekend and attempt to visit 43 craft breweries by public transit. It was quite…Read more I left My Liver in Vancouver, or How I Visited 43 Craft Breweries in 48 hours and Lived to Tell the Tale

Brian Chapman Raises Funds for MS by Cycling to Every Vancouver Island Brewery

People often think of me as the guy who cycles everywhere and drinks all of the beer, but Brian Chapman is about to steal my crown. Brian runs the website¬†http://www.everyhundredmetres.com, where he is raising money for MS by riding his bike. In 2018 he plans to ride his electrically assisted bicycle 10,000 kilometres all over…Read more Brian Chapman Raises Funds for MS by Cycling to Every Vancouver Island Brewery

What to Try at the 8th Annual Island Beer Festival

The Strathcona Hotel is hosting the 8th annual Island Beer Fest on Saturday February 25 from¬†1pm-7pm. While there are still a couple of surprises in stock, this is pretty much a full list of the beers being served. The line-up is looking pretty decent. It looks like there may be a couple of casks on…Read more What to Try at the 8th Annual Island Beer Festival