Here are the latest news releases and announcements from BC’s craft breweries and around the world of craft beer and beverages.
Media: please send press releases or links to our Newsroom Editor, Navin Autar at [email protected].
February 23, 2021
The Penticton Art Gallery and Cannery Brewing are pleased to partner in a new public art project called SQUARE. In January, a call went out to artists interested in participating and nearly 80 applications were received. A jury reviewed the applications and have now completed the artist selection. Eight local artists have been selected to create 4’ x 4’ mini murals.
February 9, 2021
Vancouver’s annual Festival of Artisan Coffee and Collaboration Beers is planning a special pandemic fundraising event that is suited for anyone who is keen on laughing, live music, craft beer and coffee can enjoy from home.
February 2, 2021
The versatile, green-friendly ST75 Air/Gas Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) accurately and reliably measures natural gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), and mixed waste gases in small line sizes to optimize brewing fermentation processes, product quality and overall plant efficiency.
January 29, 2021
The Craft Beer Marketing Awards (CBMAs) announced that its 2021 Awards Program is expanding and accepting entries from around the world in beer, hard seltzer, and cider. Entries will be accepted through January 29, 2021. Several Canada based judges have joined the over 350 judge panel to review entries from around the globe.
January 28, 2021
KPU Brewing and Brewery Operations student Emily Comeau is the first student to receive an award named after local legend Nancy More, thanks to the BC Hospitality Foundation and the BC Craft Brewers Guild.
January 14, 2021
The BC Craft Brewers Conference, hosted by the BC Craft Brewers Guild and presented by Great Little Box Company | Ideon Packaging, brings together key stakeholders from the Canadian craft brewing industry for an annual networking and educational event.
December 29, 2020
There will be 2 dinner seatings, 5 pm and 7 pm featuring a 3-course meal that includes a choice of appetizer, a large plate, and dessert. Each course is paired with an 8oz craft beer, all for $50 per person. Call to make reservations now!
November 18, 2020
Dead Frog Brewery is holding another “THANK YOU DRIVE-THRU” this weekend to express their gratitude to Health Care and other COVID-19 Frontline Workers. All Frontline Workers will receive a voucher for a 6 Pack of Steel Toe Lager that can be redeemed at the brewery.
November 9, 2020
Building off the success of last year’s “Suck It Cancer” fundraising campaign, Backcountry Brewing is proud to release the 2020 “Suck It Cancer” Pale Ale on November 10, 2020. Collaborating once again on the can design with the estate of Chili Thom, a local artist who succumbed to cancer in 2016, Backcountry hopes to raise $15,000 this year to donate to the BC Cancer Foundation.
October 1, 2020
A grassroots initiative dedicated to supporting diversity in the B.C. craft brewing industry has resulted in a new scholarship award for Kwantlen Polytechnic University brewing students.