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Meet the friendly folks contributing regularly to What’s Brewing.

What’s Brewing features some of the most experienced beer writers in BC. We feature original submissions written by our intrepid columnists and many well-known BC beer bloggers. Some of those contributors are named below. Click on any of the people below to read their latest articles.

Dave Smith

Editor

Editor of What’s Brewing. Accredited Member of the BC Association of Travel Writers. A craft beer fan since the late 1990s, Dave saw a place for What’s Brewing as a print & digital magazine. Along with wife Ivana, he travels Cascadia as half of the beer duo BeerSeekers.

e: dave@whatsbrewing.ca

Paul Morris

Co-Editor

Strictly speaking–and he does speak strictly sometimes–Mr. Morris is more than an editor to What’s Brewing. As detailed in this profile of the new-generation WB, the magazine as you know it today wouldn’t be here without this former CAMRA Vancouver VP. When not scouring the written submissions for imperfect composition, he’ll be found enjoying a cask ale at The Whip.

e: paul@whatsbrewing.ca

Read Ullage & Spillage. by J. Random

Brian K. Smith

Chief Photographer

Brian K. Smith, MPA is an accredited member of the BC Association of Travel Writers. He is a member of Professional Photographers of Canada with a Master of Photographic Arts designation. Better yet, he shoots the covers for What’s Brewing.

e: brian@whatsbrewing.ca

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Bio & story links on BCATW

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Scottie McLellan

Beat Reporter & Evangelist

Stewart “Scottie” McLellan is a true BC beer community original. A key volunteer in CAMRA’s early days in Victoria, he’s been covering the BC beer beat for What’s Brewing since the very early days over 25 years ago. Widely known for his enthusiasm for this volunteer publication, Scottie is another key reason why WB continues to exist today.

e: scottie@whatsbrewing.ca

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Mallory O’Neil

Associate Editor, Hopline

Mallory is a writer, journalism graduate, fan of craft beer and lucky Port Moody resident. She has been contributing to What’s Brewing and co-editing the Hopline since early 2016.

e: mallory@whatsbrewing.ca

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Tim LaHay

Associate Editor, Social Media

Tim “10 K” LaHay is a BC Craft Beer community leader. He has been operating some of BC’s most popular social media destinations for craft beer followers, and he also applies those talents to the Instagram account for What’s Brewing BC.

e: tim@whatsbrewing.ca

Read our feature on Tim

Navin Autar

Associate Editor, Newsroom

Navin Autar has been following BC Craft Beer and the North American craft beer scene devotedly for years. Along with brother Regi he has attended countless beer festivals. He manages the Newsroom for What’s Brewing BC.

e: navin@whatsbrewing.ca

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Our Regulars & Columnists

Paddy Treavor

Paddy Treavor

Coastal Currents

Paddy has been President of two different CAMRA BC branches.

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Kim Lawton

Kim Lawton

Beers, Beaches And Breweries

Kim is President of CAMRA South Okanagan and a long-time supporter of the craft beer movement.

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Warren Boyer

Homebrew Happenin’s

Warren is an award-winning home and commercial brewer, and former President of CAMRA Vancouver.

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Adam Chatburn

A View from the Cellar

Adam is a brewer, cellarman and former CAMRA Vancouver President.

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J. Random

Ullage & Spillage

J. Random does indeed exist, but only randomly; fortunately he appears in time for each What’s Brewing.

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Lynn McIlwee

Hops Canary

Lynn writes about her extensive beer travel and many other topics.

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Chelsea McDowell

Chelsea writes from the Okanagan perspective. Read Stories

Lundy Dale

Women In Beer

Lundy Dale writes for TAPS Magazine, What’s Brewing and numerous other publications. Read Stories

Ted Child

On Beer Literature

Ted is What’s Brewing’s own in-house book critic. Read Book Reviews

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Blogs We’ve Featured

Join the Crew

It takes dedication to make a magazine, website, weekly email bulletin, events calendar and ongoing social media presence run. Got any dedication to spare? We need that extra body on our team—yours—to make it that much better. To find out how you can contribute, contact us at info@whatsbrewing.ca, and optionally check out these links:

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