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Dave Smith

Editor of Beer Me BC and What's Brewing Magazine. Writing credits include The Publican, BC Ale Trail and the BC column for the Northwest Brewing News. Accredited Member of the BC Association of Travel Writers. Craft beer fan since the late 1990s, CAMRA BC member since 2004. Along with wife Ivana, he travels Cascadia as half of the beer duo BeerSeekers.


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In Profile: Darren Adam & Cumberland Brewing Company

By Dave Smith
  • January 8, 2020
The tourism magnet known as the #ComoxValley is recently one the hottest areas in BC for new breweries. But nearby, hidden in the hills of mid-northern Vancouver Island, lies an oasis of civility known as the village of Cumberland BC. And in the middle of that oasis, you will find a tiny slice of Paradise named the Cumberland Brewing Company.
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Two Generations of Brewing Part IV: Bad Tattoo

By Dave Smith
  • June 26, 2019
If you live and work in the South Okanagan business community, you might know the Agur family. Involved in highly successful hospitality and real estate enterprises and well respected for their business acumen, they were able to bring significant experience to the task of creating a craft brewery five years ago.
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