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Smoked Out: A Summer Of Fire

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Signs seen on Highway 97 in and around 100 Mile House during July/August August 2017. Main image above: Jackson’s Social Club and Brewhouse  How BC’s worst-ever year for wildfires affected BC beer This story is a… Continue Reading

Untappd: Top Beers of Summer 2017

With Summer 2017 officially in the books, it’s time to announce the top-rated beer brewed in each state! These beers had the highest average ratings based on: Untappd check-ins between June 21st and September 21st… Continue Reading

Driven to drink: Venezuela’s craft beer craze

Amid Venezuela's economic crisis, business is booming for small craft brewers like Caracas' Social Club. Owners say demand from wealthy drinkers, who are largely unaffected by the country's economic crisis, regularly outstrips the 3,000 liters… Continue Reading

12 Largest Beer Companies in US

Photo credit: LunaseeStudios/Shutterstock.com Even though the 12 largest beer companies in the US dominate the market, the top three companies are its absolute leaders as they own large portfolios of brands and are actually among the 10… Continue Reading

Profiles: Women in Beer

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Erin Dale: Barkerville Brewing Co. The Barkerville Brewing Co is one of our BC breweries steeped in history. It was originally built and opened in Barkerville in 1865 by an Italian immigrant, Nicolas Cunio. During… Continue Reading

The State of BC Craft Cider: Q&A

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Summerland Heritage Cider Company. Photo: Dave Smith Five of BC's orchard cideries talk about their businesses As part of this special Harvest issue, the mighty WB is happy to spotlight BC’s craft cider industry once again.… Continue Reading

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