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BC College to Debut Brewing Education Program This Fall

By Adam Chatburn
  • May 11, 2020
For the past three years, I’ve been fortunate to be a Craft Beer and Brewing Essentials instructor at Simon Fraser University. Last year, I was approached by North Island College in Comox to help build a new Craft Brewing and Malting program from scratch. The online courses start this September, three evenings per week (with the hands-on course moved to 2021). This means that anyone could take this year’s courses, not just local Islanders.
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Coping With COVID: Kent Orton & Wheelhouse Brewing

By What's Brewing
  • May 7, 2020
COVID-19 has forced BC’s breweries to temporarily close their tasting lounges. In this series, we spotlight BC breweries coping with change. Today, we feature Prince Rupert’s Wheelhouse Brewing in a conversation with co-founder Kent Orton.
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Cider Spotlight: Sea Cider’s Kristen Needham

By Lundy Dale
  • April 16, 2020
In 2020, there are at least 32 cideries in BC. As the craft beer industry has continued to grow, so too has the cider industry. Let's get to know the woman behind Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, and find out more about BC's second oldest independent cidery.
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Lost And Found…and Lost Again

By Jeff Nairn
  • April 8, 2020
From our Spring 2020 magazine, aka The Cider Issue: Windfall Cider's Jeff Nairn describes the legendary career of a former cider apple grower: Jim Rahe of Langley’s Annie’s Orchard.
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I Need BC Beer: How beer takeout & delivery enhances your enforced cocooning

By Dave Smith
  • March 26, 2020
As debuts, we take a look at BC craft beer online ordering and delivery, and how craft beer enhances your "enforced cocooning" experience. Pass this link along and support your #BCCraftBeer vendor: Other online beer ordering & delivery links enclosed as well, including these What's Brewing outlets:
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