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Cream Of The Crop: The North Island’s Cream Ales

By Adam Chatburn
As a recent transplant to the North Island community of Comox, I had fun in the fall, social-distance visiting the local breweries. I noticed that a big seller was cream ale—both Gladstone Brewing and Land & Sea Brewing were serving it as fast as they could make it. Even Dave Paul’s nano-operation Love Shack Libations in Qualicum keeps a cream ale as one of his four core beers.
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Northern Craft In Changing Times

By Adam Arthur
These are most certainly challenging times for independent craft breweries in Prince George and Northern BC. Yet many have stepped up in order to keep the spirit of the #BCCraftBeer community alive!
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Did 2020 Impact BC Brewery Growth?

By Jeremiah Thunderfoot
Did COVID kill craft beer’s momentum? Is this wave of the craft beer revolution over? The returns are in: 2020 could have been a lot worse. With the opening of La Cerveceria Astilleros, BC avoids recording the first year since 2013 with fewer than 20 brewery openings. Find out how that fits into the big picture of the #BCCraftBeer revolution in this special look at 2020.
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#BCBeerCon Goes Virtual: Q&A With Ken Beattie

By What's Brewing
The BC Craft Brewers Guild is set to present their fourth annual BC Craft Brewers Conference in early February 2021 in virtual format. Tickets are on sale now. To find out more about how the conference will work, we had a word with the Guild's Executive Director, Ken Beattie.
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Looking into the Future of BC Craft Beer

By J. Random
Longtime What's Brewing columnist J. Random tackles the theme of our Winter 2020 "Virtual Beerality" issue by looking into the future of craft brewing. Features a graph of BC brewery birth and death rate statistics. Were we already reaching peak beer?
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Northern BC Community, Collaboration And Craft

By Adam Arthur
It has been quite the unusual year in Northern BC. Normally there would be craft beer festivals taking place. To counteract the COVID-19 blues, people are finding new ways to engage in the spirit of community, collaboration and craft.
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COVID Comebacks: Mighty Peace Brewing

By What's Brewing
In our Fall issue, What’s Brewing talked to BC breweries about their 2020 experiences. Here's the full conversation with Fort St. John’s Mighty Peace Brewing Co. Let’s hear about how 2020 has gone from Sales Manager Megan Durno.
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A Year Like No Other for Whitetooth Brewing

By What's Brewing
For BC's breweries, 2020 has been a year like no other. But most haven't ridden the roller coaster like Whitetooth Brewing. Surviving the pandemic was the primary focus during Spring 2020. Half a year later, Golden BC’s craft brewery became the most golden of them all, winning three gold medals and five total at the 2020 Canadian Brewing Awards. Let’s hear what 2020 been like directly from brewery founder Kent Donaldson. 
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