BC Craft Beer (and Cider) Events for the Week of May 1–7

There's quite a few events going on all over BC this week. Please let me know if you spot some more. Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email. For a full list of events, check out my Facebook page May 2:…Read more BC Craft Beer (and Cider) Events for the Week of May 1–7

BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Apr 24–30

This week sees the kick-off of BC cider week, so I've featured a number of those events here, as craft is still craft! If you are look for beer events, there are a number of brewmaster dinners going on, as well as several tastings, including one hosted by Adem Tepedelen, writer of Brewtal Truth Guide…Read more BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Apr 24–30

Craft Beer Events for the Week of Mar 27–Apr 2, 2017

It's another busy week for BC craft beer events, mostly in Victoria or Vancouver. Please let me know if you spot some more. Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email. For a full list of events, check out my Facebook page…Read more Craft Beer Events for the Week of Mar 27–Apr 2, 2017

Gladstone and Townsite to Release Collaboration No. 2: Algerine

Gladstone Brewing in Courtenay, BC has released their second collaboration with fellow Sunshine Coasters, Townsite Brewing in Powell River. They first collaborated earlier this year on Algerme, which was a Belgian-style single that bottle conditioned with Brett. Called Algerine, collaboration No.2 is said to be result of using left over ingredients to excellent effect. Combining the…Read more Gladstone and Townsite to Release Collaboration No. 2: Algerine

Representatives of Persephone, Crannóg, and Craft Brewers Guild Meet with Minister of Agriculture

If you've not been following the developing story, Persephone in Gibsons BC and Crannóg Ales Sorrento BC are two breweries based on Agricultural Land Commission (ALR) plots where they grow their own hops, but neither company is able to produce enough grain to meet the 50% requirement imposed by the province. Persephone applied for a non-farm use…Read more Representatives of Persephone, Crannóg, and Craft Brewers Guild Meet with Minister of Agriculture

Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 16–22

New feature! I drink a lot of beer (it's not a problem if you have a beer blog!), so don't have enough time to do a  full review of every beer I drink and untappd is quite limiting with its character limited, so I've decided to do tasting notes for all of the beers I try…Read more Last Week’s Craft Beer Tasting Notes—Jan 16–22

Boozy Events for the Week of Jan 8–14

Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email. January 14: Gladstone Turns 2! Gladstone Brewery, Courtney, BC (map); 11:00–23:59 PST Happy Gladiversary! From our humble roots in a garage on Gladstone Ave. in Victoria, to now - we've been committed to brewing quality…Read more Boozy Events for the Week of Jan 8–14

Beer Review: Persephone & Driftwood’s King Tide Saison

What's better than when one of your favourite craft breweries comes out with a seasonal beer? When two of your favourite breweries collaborate on a limited-release seasonal beer! Driftwood Brewing of Victoria B.C. and Persephone Brewing of Gibsons B.C. have come together to create a special brew called King Tide Saison, which is the fifth in…Read more Beer Review: Persephone & Driftwood’s King Tide Saison