Events & Festivals

The Triumphant Return of Victoria Beer Week

The Triumphant Return of Victoria Beer Week

After two long years, April 2022 marked the triumphant return of Victoria Beer Week. Many brewers, owners, and industry heavyweights were present, happy to chat and eager to show off their new brews.

Humans are social beings and beer is the great facilitator of socialising and community. If there is a beer event being held near you, I would suggest you take a chance and go, because if it is anything like Victoria Beer Week 2022 was for me, you won’t regret it.

#BCBeerCon Goes Virtual: Q&A With Ken Beattie
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#BCBeerCon Goes Virtual: Q&A With Ken Beattie

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.

AFTER TEN YEARS: STILL HERE FOR THE BEER
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AFTER TEN YEARS: STILL HERE FOR THE BEER

Our two-part Fall 2020 cover story, featuring Just Here For The Beer Radio, is a tale of bold adventure. But it’s not just about a business. It’s about pursuing a dream, even in the face of tragic loss.

Here’s how Rick Mohabir met Colin Jack, and how the duo joined forces with veteran broadcaster Joe Leary to create Canada’s original and longest-running all-beer talk show.

BC Beer History: 2010s Events Break Through To The Crowd
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BC Beer History: 2010s Events Break Through To The Crowd

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.

That's All There Was!

That's All There Was!