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In Profile: Darren Adam & Cumberland Brewing Company

By Dave Smith
  • January 8, 2020
The tourism magnet known as the #ComoxValley is recently one the hottest areas in BC for new breweries. But nearby, hidden in the hills of mid-northern Vancouver Island, lies an oasis of civility known as the village of Cumberland BC. And in the middle of that oasis, you will find a tiny slice of Paradise named the Cumberland Brewing Company.
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In Profile: Ravens Brewing Co.

By What's Brewing
  • December 5, 2019
People may not realize what an award-winning brewery Ravens Brewing Company is. Head Brewer Dan Marriette (pictured) has good reason to be proud, given their continued strong performance in the medal races. But that's not all there is to Ravens. In this spotlight, we find out more about the brewery from team member John DeJong.
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In Profile: Dead Frog Brewery

By What's Brewing
  • November 7, 2019
After 10 years as Backwoods Brewing, Dead Frog Brewery debuted in June 2007 with founder Derrick Smith's recipe for a Nut Brown Ale. Now, his son Cole (above) is head brewer. Let’s get to know what has changed at Dead Frog.
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Northern BC Craf-Tacular

By Adam Arthur
  • September 26, 2019
BC CRAF-TACULAR This has been a spectacular year for craft beer in Northern BC. All in all, when it comes to craft as a whole, I think that the macros will never replicate or beat BC craft beer.
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A Tale Of Two Cideries

By Jeff Nairn
  • May 22, 2019
Regardless of where a cidery in BC sits on the production spectrum, their product is lumped in with the Refreshment (RTD) category. All cider products—foreign or domestic, mass-produced cider-flavoured cocktails or locally produced, truly 100% BC products— are classified this way. They’re all lumped in with alcoholic sodas, Caesar cocktails, and wine spritzers.
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