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VCBW Behind the Scenes: Evolving BC’s Biggest Beer Event

By What's Brewing
@VCBW Fest is back under new management! There are a number of ways that the event planned for 2022 has grown over the past year of planning. We find out from organizer Adam Bloch what’s coming in July. Spoiler: it's more than we thought
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The Triumphant Return of Victoria Beer Week

By Ted Child
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.
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#BCBeerCon Goes Virtual: Q&A With Ken Beattie

By What's Brewing
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.
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Northern BC Community, Collaboration And Craft

By Adam Arthur
It has been quite the unusual year in Northern BC. Normally there would be craft beer festivals taking place. To counteract the COVID-19 blues, people are finding new ways to engage in the spirit of community, collaboration and craft.
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AFTER TEN YEARS: STILL HERE FOR THE BEER

By Dave Smith
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.
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Canadian Brewing Awards Goes Online

By Dave Smith

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

By What's Brewing
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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BC’s Biggest Celebration of Cider Expands Outdoors

By What's Brewing
The 4th annual BC Cider Festival comes to #NorthVancouver's Shipyards Brewery District as part of BC Cider Week 2020 on Sunday, May 24th. This year they've expanded outside the beautiful Pipe Shop building to add a family-friendly public area with music, food, activities and cider!
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