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Welton Brings British Beer Back To BC

By Adam Chatburn
  • September 24, 2020
A few months back, What’s Brewing reported that Kelowna’s Boundary Brewing had closed. It was a sad day, but a second act was about to begin, as Welton Brewery poured their first newly-brewed beers in their tasting room last month. Let's have a word with the proprietor, Simon Welton.
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Getting Reel in Kelowna with Susi Foerg

By Lundy Dale
  • September 22, 2020
From the first time I read about Susi Foerg back in 2017, I was I intrigued! The owner and operator of the now one-year old Rustic Reel Brewing Co. seemed different, as did her approach to opening a brewery. It was a woman’s approach.
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BC BEER TOURING IN A TIME OF CHANGE

By Brian K. Smith
  • September 15, 2020
I had always believed that BC would one day be the beer mecca of North America. We seemed so close, then COVID-19 struck. So I ventured out to talk to brewers, managers, and owners about their experience during this pandemic. Would it destroy us or make us stronger? My quest was to find out and, of course, drink some fresh craft beer along the way!
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Canadian Brewing Awards Goes Online

By Dave Smith
  • September 11, 2020

This Saturday's event to be the first virtual awards ceremony in CBAC's 18 year history Every year, Canadian brewing industry folks gather for the Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference (CBAC), presented by…

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Delivering The Goods in Quarantine

By Jeff Nairn
  • September 10, 2020
It’s amazing to think through the last six months – yes, March was six months ago. The 24-hour news cycle changed as lockdown after lockdown was announced, then it was hourly, and scary.
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After Five Years, Superflux Gets Real

By Dave Smith
  • August 27, 2020
When it comes to the topic of opening breweries: there’s something to be said for living with your parents until you’ve saved up enough to buy your own place. Recently, an already-packed #YeastVan welcomed new member Superflux Beer. Co-Founder Adam Henderson discusses the transition from 'client brewery' to running a physical brewery.
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BC Beer History: 2010s Events Break Through To The Crowd

By What's Brewing
  • August 26, 2020
Events make up an important pillar of the craft beer movement. As part of our Summer 2020 Special Issue, we present a few words from people like Leah Heneghan, Rick Green, Amanda Barry-Butchart and Lundy Dale who helped establish some of BC's most important event traditions between 2010-2011.
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A Brief History of Northern BC Brewing

By Adam Arthur
  • August 13, 2020
It took most of the 30 years since What’s Brewing was first billed as “The Magazine of the Campaign For Real Ale British Columbia” for craft brewing to take off in Prince George and Northern BC as a whole.
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Coping With COVID in Kelowna: BNA Brewing

By What's Brewing
  • July 23, 2020
Kelowna is in the news this week, and not in a good way. But for every story about poor pandemic choices, there are others trying to get the message out to be responsible. Have you heard of restaurant and tasting room customers asking staff to remove their masks? BNA Brewing Co.'s Marketing Director Jill Jarrett shares some compelling, candid insights into the need for self-control on the part of the very clientele that BNA depends on for survival.
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Shirley Warne’s Legendary Life In Brewing

By Lundy Dale
  • July 15, 2020
Shirley Warne is a true BC brewing legend, with a career working at and consulting for breweries across Canada. It’s amazing how many brewers of today she trained and supported before she made a home at Angry Hen Brewing in Kaslo, BC.
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