In Part 2 of our Winter issue cover story, we visit the @KPUBrew Lab and get to know how the program works. Let's face it: there is probably no other science department that has the built-in appeal that beer brewing does.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Brewing & Brewery Operations program was crowned champion at the BC Beer Awards in October 2019. In Part I of our Winter issue cover story, we look at what makes this story unique in Canada.
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!
Brian K. Smith reports on a very special event: the annual Craft Beer & Wilderness experience—an exclusive five-day craft-beer-based foodie retreat at a fishing lodge on the remote West Coast of Vancouver Island.
We've had a full year of beer and cider events under our belts. From panicked purchases of festival equipment to interesting encounters with patrons, it’s been a nutty but all-round solid learning experience for us.
I remember the very first growler I ever bought; it was from Steamworks brew pub. I had seen a sign about growlers, and being a newish arrival in Canada, I asked for more information. "It's a glass jug that you can take beer away in."
How far would you go to have a craft beer experience? How about a 12-hour flight traveling more than 10,000 kilometres through 15 time zones? Let me introduce you to Taiwan, a 394-kilometre-long island that is home to more than 23 million people.