Showing posts from May, 2016


first, the list of winners at the canadian brewing awards second, a breakdown of the bc winners at the cbas third, jan's ode to four winds' nectarous - best beer in canada! then, the list of winners at the vanmag international beer awards - for which i got to do a little judging! i love getting my judgey-pants on!

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ipa pesto recipe 20 best ipa s and a whole lot of info about ipa in general tax breaks for bc brewers big, bad, budweiser  - trying so hard to keep craft beer from gaining even more marketshare david bowkett of powell street craft brewing the case against ibus how to taste beer what the changes to bc liquor laws mean to craft beer

ottawa metro

oh look at me - waxing poetic about beer in the ottawa metro now: News  /  Ottawa Top craft brews from Canadian cities fit for the Stanley Cup Here's what you should drink if your team ever wins the Stanley Cup... OK, maybe you don't want to wait that long to try some of these local craft brews. Share on Facebook Tweet COURTESY BIG RIG BREWERY Which local craft beer should you sip should your home team win the Stanley Cup? By:   Jordan Duff   For Metro   Published on  Fri May 27 2016 With no Canadian teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs, you could be forgiven if you forgot anyone is still playing hockey. Granted, it could be awhile before a Canadian team hoists the cup, but I like to be prepared. So I reached out to beer clubs and local experts in every Canadian city with an NHL team to find out which local craft beer should be sipped from the metal brim of Lord Stanley’s Cup. City:  Ottawa Expert:  Ottawa Beer Club B

new releases

Box Set Mixed Pack and STUMP Botanicale May 24th, 2016 - Happy May 2-4! We're celebrating with two brand new releases.  Box Set is a mixed can pack featuring Blue Buck, Analogue 78 and Pilsner.  STUMP Botanicale is a seasonal 650 that celebrates the flavours found in our STUMP Gin.  For more info on each please see below.   Box Set Mixed Can Pack - 355mL 5.0% ABV This mixed can pack is made to travel.  For the first time ever Analogue 78 Kolsch and our craft brewed Pilsner are in a can, with the trio anchored by the infamous Blue Buck.  Whether your summer adventures take you to the top of a mountain, the middle of a lake, or j

cbc website

Vancouver Craft Beer Week has new attractions for 2016 Plus, check out Rebecca Whyman's beer picks for this week CBC News   Posted: May 24, 2016 6:59 PM PT  Last Updated: May 24, 2016 6:59 PM PT Vancouver Craft Beer Week begins Friday, May 27. (CBC) Going to Vancouver Craft Beer Week? Here are some highlights  8:39 29 shares Facebook Twitter Reddit Google Share Email Related Stories OTC beer and wine Since it seems like summer's already here, check out these summer beer picks 'Hop' into a summer beer vacation, beer columnist suggests Craft beer lovers are no doubt counting their sleeps, because Vancouver Craft Beer Week begins on Friday. The seventh edition of the annual event has the usual tasting events, food offerings and live music.  On The Coast  beer columnist Rebecca Whyman says this year will have some new wrinkles. &qu