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What’s Brewing Magazine: The Journal of BC's Craft Beer Movement

Our Fall 2018 issue contains 20+ stories and features. Read online now.


End of an Era for Great Canadian Beer Pioneers

On Monday, the Great Canadian Beer Festival Society announced the passing of the torch from its current Directors (including the two co-founders pictured above) to the Victoria Beer Week Society. After a quarter century, this day had to come, and it means the forseeable future of Canada's longest-running beer festival is assured. But it’s no doubt a time of mixed feelings and memories for some for whom GCBF has become an annual part of life. If you'd like to revisit…

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with Edward Kaye

If you missed out on any of the previous Firestone Walker Brewing events, Beerthirst is holding a tap takeover at St Augustine's tonight. A Firestone rep will be in attendance and they will be giving away gifts to the first 50 people. I'd definitely recommend trying the imperial stout, the barley wine, and the quad! Also tonight, Tree Brewing Beer Institute in Kelowna is hosting the 4th annual Brewphoria event, featuring 12 casks from 12 Okanagan breweries, all under one roof.…

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Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Craft Beer Market
CHEERS TO FIVE YEARS!Please join us to celebrate our milestone birthday on November 14th from 5 – 8pm. We wouldn’t be here without your support!We will be celebrating with live…
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 17 @ 2:00 am 12 Kings Pub
Coal Harbour Brewing is turning 7 years old.Come and celebrate with us and our good friends at the 12 Kings Pub.12 Taps of delicious:-311 Helles Lager-Cosmic Fusion IPL-Market Saturation IPA-Charcoal…
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm Coal Harbour Brewing Company
WE’RE TURNING 7!! Did you know that our 311 Helles Lager was first brewed on Nov. 11, 2011? 11.11.11.!!!!!!We are using our first brew date as our officially unofficial Anniversary.…
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm B's Craft Beer & Spirits Lounge
HAS IT B’EEN 5 YEARS ALREADY?? 🍻🎉🎈–Come join us as we celebrate our 5th Anniversary in style with a DOUBLE cask event ! Featuring local casks from local favourites Trading…
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 18 @ 1:59 am Smiths Pub
After solidifying their name with top notch beer mixed with a love for the arts, Collective Arts out of Hamilton, ON have started importing some drool worthy craft beers from…
Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Whistler Conference Center
It’s no secret that BC produces some of Canada’s best beers, but our local breweries are also crushing the competition when they’re compared to ales and lagers from around the…
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