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Kim Lawton

Kim Lawton is a veteran travel writer who has contributed to many publications. She is a craft beer fan, a long-time supporter of the craft beer movement, President of CAMRA South Okanagan, the Marketing Director at Cannery Brewing in Penticton and the Okanagan correspondent for BC Craft Beer Month. Kim writes the Beers, Beaches & Breweries column for What's Brewing.


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Tasting Winter In Penticton

By Kim Lawton
  • January 9, 2020
Penticton is quickly proving to be one of BC’s best craft beer towns, with six (soon to be 7) craft breweries. Excitement is percolating for the 25th annual Okanagan Fest of Ale on April 17th and 18th. Early bird tickets are on sale until January 15!
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A Look in the Tank with Jim Ure of Interior Stainless

By Kim Lawton
  • May 1, 2019
Based in Summerland, Interior Stainless sells custom-made stainless steel fermenting vessels and brite tanks to brewpubs and microbreweries around North America. Owner/Operator Jim Ure has been contributing to the growing beer industry for almost 30 years as a custom tank maker.
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Spring In The Okanagan!

By Kim Lawton
  • March 21, 2019
I love the early spring. It’s a great time of year to throw open the patio doors, soak up the sunshine, and get out and play on the trails. There is a sense of excitement and renewal in the air as we prepare for the spring and summer tourism season.
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Penticton: Craft Beer Town

By Kim Lawton
  • December 13, 2018
When the Okanagan comes to mind, many people think of sun-drenched vineyards, warm sandy beaches, and farm-fresh produce. What more and more people are learning is that in the heart of the region lies Penticton, one of BC’s best craft beer towns.
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Blue Skies In The Okanagan

By Kim Lawton
  • June 6, 2018

Above picture: Team members from the five Penticton breweries celebrate their successful Penticton Ale Trail tap takeover earlier this spring at St. Augustine's in Vancouver. Each brewery brought 5 kegs,…

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