Legends of DIX Pt II: When Hops Popped Up In Vancouver

In 2005, Tony Dewald (now of Trading Post Brewing) was the brewer at DIX BBQ & Brewery, and Warren Boyer was President of the fledgling beer enthusiasts’ group, CAMRA Vancouver.

Tony decided to have a homebrew contest specifically for IPA. Warren entered two beers into the contest. Here’s what made the memorable winning beer so representative of the Pacific Northwest.