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Paddy Treavor

Paddy Treavor has been President of two different CAMRA BC branches. Self-described hophead, craft-beer advocate and wannabe reporter on the politics of the Vancouver/BC craft beer scene. Read more from Paddy on VanEast Beer Blog.


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New Craft Pub Comes To Powell River

By Paddy Treavor
  • January 23, 2019
The Wildwood Public House, previously known as the Red Lion, purported to be Powell River’s first neighbourhood pub, is weeks away from opening. There is a lot of buzz about the Wildwood, locally and in craft beer circles.
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Coastal Currents

By Paddy Treavor
  • December 12, 2017
Since becoming involved with the Campaign for Real Ale Society of BC (CAMRA BC) about seven years ago, there are many things I am proud of being involved with related to advocating for changes to be made to BC liquor policies on behalf of the BC craft beer consumers and, at times, the craft beer industry.
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Coastal Currents

By Paddy Treavor
  • April 24, 2016
For many craft beer lovers in urban areas, having an almost-overwhelming selection of great BC beers to choose from is a given. When I lived on Commercial Drive in Vancouver, I had both St Augustine’s, with their (at that time) 40-plus taps, and Tangent Café, with their 14 taps, within 300 metres of my front door. Not to mention that I had two amazing, craft beer-oriented private liquor stores within five minutes’ walk stocking hundreds of great craft beer selections.
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Recent Craft Beer Price Hike$

By Paddy Treavor
  • September 10, 2015
I know just a short month ago I stated I was packing it in as a blogger, but this latest BC Liberal move, which saw them randomly hike the prices of beers, mostly craft beers, without telling the breweries ahead of time or giving them a cut of the increase, has me foaming at the mouth and I feel compelled to vent here before I explode.
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