Category: beer

Kick Off October’s BC Craft Beer Month with EXPLORE BC Peach Farmhouse Ale

EXPLORE BC Peach Farmhouse Ale

Have you ever tried BC craft beer that has some fruit flavour, like peaches?  I enjoy that mix of fruitiness with the hops in the beer.  We have a special limited-edition beer to enjoy in BC called the EXPLORE BC…

Two New Ale Trails featuring Northeast and Northwest BC Craft Breweries Launch December 20

Two New Ale Trails featuring Northeast and Northwest BC Craft Breweries

If you are snowshoeing in Northern BC and working up a thirst for BC craft beer, there are now two BC Ale Trails for you to follow.  Here is the press release. ~~~ December 20, Vancouver BC – BC Ale Trail…

BC Craft Breweries Warm Up Winter with a Selection of New Seasonal Beers

BC Ale Trail New Season al Beers for Winter

In case you or a family or friend would like a beer during the holidays, here are some new BC beers for you. Some are quite strong, up at 8.5%.   A press release from the BC Ale Trail. ~~~ December…

The North of the Fraser Ale Trail Launches October 28, 2021

Ale Trail North of the Fraser

As craft breweries spread across BC, we get more “BC Ale Trails“.  The latest one, starts on October 28, featuring 11 breweries across New Westminster, Burnaby, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.  With the Fall and Winter upcoming, finding something to do…

Vancouver’s R&B Brewing Tapped as BC Ale Trail’s ‘Best Brewery Experience’ for 2021

Barry Benson from R&B Brewing sm (credit Brian K Smith)

Have you ever tried craft beer from Vancouver’s R&B Brewing?  If you haven’t, this announcement about them, they were just awarded the BC Ale Trail’s Best Brewery Experience Award for 2021. Read the press release about this award, and consider trying…

Festbiers and Fresh Hops and Märzens, Oh My! Fall for some of BC’s Best Craft Beers

Festbiers and Fresh Hops and Märzens, some of BC’s best craft beers

As we change seasons we tend to change the types of wines we drink, e.g. more full-bodied reds, but we may also change into fuller-bodied beers.  Here is a press release about a bunch of new craft BC beers you…

Try Mayne Island Brewing Co. Pacific Gose to Help Support Tahlequah the Orca

Mayne Island Brewing Co Pacific Gose and BBQ Pairing

To help support our orcas, the POD PACK 2021, 4 craft beers from 4 Vancouver Island breweries are produced, with a portion of sales going Pacific Salmon Foundation to support wild BC salmon stocks, a food source for orcas. Today…

Mike by Whistle Buoy Brewing Rose Pale Ale and Stuffed Salmon Pairing

Mike by Whistle Buoy Brewing Rose Pale Ale

I read recently that our Southern Resident Killer Whales are endangered with a population of only 74 in total alive today (https://bcaletrail.ca/vancouver-island-brewing-pod-pack/). To help support our orcas, the Pod Pack 2021, 4 craft beers from 4 Vancouver Island breweries was…

A Saison and a Helles Bock from the Vancouver Island Pod Pack for Orcas and Salmon

Pod Pack

Have you ever seen a pod of Orcas?  How about a pod of Orcas in a 4 pack? The Pod Pack The Pod Pack is a selection of 4 beers made especially to support the Pacific Salmon Foundation.  Pod Pack…