Celebrating the Finer Things in Life at The Thirsty Chef IV

Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend The Thirsty Chef IV in Victoria's Market Square. This event is hosted annually by The Drake to mark their anniversary and features an amazing line-up of the finest craft beers paired with food prepared by some of Victoria's top chefs. This year's event was catered by The…Read more Celebrating the Finer Things in Life at The Thirsty Chef IV

Farmhouse Fest 2018 Sets a New Standard for BC Craft Beer Festivals

On Saturday July 7, 2018, I was lucky enough to attend the 4th annual Farmhouse Fest at the UBC farm. For those unfamiliar, this festival specializes in saisons, sours, and wild ales, which is right up my alley. The beer list is always outstanding at this event, but this year, they really outdid themselves, with…Read more Farmhouse Fest 2018 Sets a New Standard for BC Craft Beer Festivals

List of Breweries Attending GCBF 2018 Announced

The Great Canadian Beer Festival (GCBF) has announced the list of breweries pouring at the 2018 festival. This year will feature 67 breweries and 2 cideries, from across BC, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and Yukon. I'm really excited that they got breweries from all across Canada this year and can't wait to try out beers from…Read more List of Breweries Attending GCBF 2018 Announced

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: June 18–24, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. June 19: 581 Botanical Ale — Juniper x Faculty Release Party Faculty Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–21:00 After 2 pilot brews, 4 different yeast experiments, and many "quality control" checks, we finally are releasing our collaboration beer with…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: June 18–24, 2018

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: June 11–17, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. June 14: Mount Pleasant Tap Takeover 2018 St. Augustine's, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–00:30 Get ready for the ultimate in Tap Takeovers. Thursday, June 14th starting at 5pm, St. Augustine's will be taken over by 7 breweries from Mount…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: June 11–17, 2018

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: June 4–10, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. June 5: Brewhaha - The Great Debate Callister Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–21:00 Brewhaha - The Great Debate! All 4 of our collaboration brews will be available together! 4 Beers - 1 Flight - 1 Vote You Decide…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: June 4–10, 2018

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 28–Jun 3, 2018

It's a big week with Vancouver Craft Beer Week in full swing! As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 29: 4th Anniversary Beer Release & Open House Main Street Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 16:00–21:00 We are turning 4 and want you to celebrate with…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 28–Jun 3, 2018

Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 14–20, 2018

As always, if you know of any events that I don't have listed here, please drop me an email. May 20: Brewhaha Debate 3 - Mike Rocksborough-Smith Callister Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–21:00 Collaboration 3 Michi-No-Eki Hoppy Brown Ale Incase you were wondering, Mikes beer name came from his impassioned love of Japanese Government Funded Road…Read more Weekly BC Craft Beer Events List: May 14–20, 2018