From Sea to Sky, B.C. Brewers Gather in Spirit of Community

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Hosts 2018 Collaboration Brew Day in Squamish, B.C. Brewers from across the province gathered in Squamish recently to support the B.C. beer scene at the annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week collaboration brew day at Backcountry Brewing. Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2018 (VCBW) is Western Canada’s biggest celebration of craft beer culture, … Read moreFrom Sea to Sky, B.C. Brewers Gather in Spirit of Community

COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL OKANAGAN FEST OF ALE, APRIL 13 & 14, 2018

The final countdown is on! We’re counting down the days until beer lovers unite at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre to celebrate the 23rd  Annual Okanagan Fest of  Ale. The Okanagan’s long-standing and well-loved festival celebrating everything to do with beer is quickly approaching! It runs on Friday April 13th from 4-9pm and Saturday … Read moreCOUNTDOWN IS ON FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL OKANAGAN FEST OF ALE, APRIL 13 & 14, 2018

Okanagan Fest of Ale 2018 – Event Highlights April 13 & 14 in Penticton

Whether you’re a seasoned craft beer connoisseur or a craft brew newcomer you won’t want to miss the 23rd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale taking place in Penticton April 13 & 14, 2018.  A favourite for patrons and participants alike for over 20 years, this “must attend event” is one of the largest and longest … Read moreOkanagan Fest of Ale 2018 – Event Highlights April 13 & 14 in Penticton

Kick off festival season in Penticton BC 2018 Okanagan Fest of Ale ™ Event Tickets Now On Sale

  Tickets to the 23rd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer and Cider Festival are now on sale.   The 2018 Okanagan Fest of Ale, a favourite of patrons and participants alike for over 20 years, takes place April 13 & 14, 2018in Penticton BC.  The festival is one of the largest, longest running … Read moreKick off festival season in Penticton BC 2018 Okanagan Fest of Ale ™ Event Tickets Now On Sale

Craft Brewing Comes to Coquitlam

  Mariner Brewing opened its door just a few days ago, right across from Milestones restaurant and from the looks of it, it has certainly struck a chord with local beer lovers. I had the good fortune to be able to sit down with partners Lauren Ang (25) and Byron Vallis (26) early Sunday afternoon, … Read moreCraft Brewing Comes to Coquitlam

Beer Ahoy! Lighthouse Brewing Introduces New Summer Ales

  Victoria’s Lighthouse Brewing is pleased to announce two new additions to its family of hand-made, small-batch beers.  The Citrus Shore Session Ale and the Canada 150 Heritage Ale will be making friends at barbecues and on patios throughout the summer.   The Citrus Shore Session Ale was inspired by a historical maritime story.  In … Read moreBeer Ahoy! Lighthouse Brewing Introduces New Summer Ales

Countdown to Craft in Penticton at the Okanagan Fest of Ale™ 

  The 22nd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale, one of the biggest and best know craft beer and cider tasting events in the Pacific Northwest, takes place next week at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre Friday April 7th and Saturday, April 8th .  Tickets are still available, but are selling quickly.   65 craft breweries from BC and … Read moreCountdown to Craft in Penticton at the Okanagan Fest of Ale™ 

The Gillnetter Pub

What better way to spend a sunny afternoon then having lunch with friends on a patio overlooking the water. The Gillnetter Pub, right off the Mary Hill bypass in Port Coquitlam, sits along the bank of the Pitt River just where it meets the Fraser. This is a popular place – especially the deck on … Read moreThe Gillnetter Pub

How Many Chefs Does It Take to Make Great Beer?

R&B Brewing Co. Launches the Chef Series    Anyone who has ever worked in a restaurant knows that ‘kitchen beers’ are two of the most satisfying words a cook can hear. Not only does it signal an end to a very long day, it is the beginning of a nightly ritual that results in cold beer, comfort food … Read moreHow Many Chefs Does It Take to Make Great Beer?

D is for dining…at CULINAIRE Victoria

The next dozen presenting restaurants of 2014 Culinaire Victoria start with “D” for Dining in Victoria. For those who missed out on this seasons’ hottest ticket here is a continuation of the list of great restaurants, bistros, pubs and caterers who will be presenting their gourmet and gourmand delights at CULINAIRE VICTORIA. All these fabulous … Read moreD is for dining…at CULINAIRE Victoria