Fall 2016

Volume 26 Issue 4. Containing 48 pages with 21 stories and features, including a spotlight on Craft Cider, coverage of the Okanagan & Interior beer scene, and a preview of the BC Beer Awards & Festival, part of BC Craft Beer Month

Homebrew Happenin’s

By Warren Boyer

A Warm Weather Brewing Surprise I have had conversations in the past with homebrewers who do not have a temperature-controlled fermenter and are opting to not brew during the summer… Continue Reading

A View from the Cellar

By Adam Chatburn

A Crash Course in Cellarmanship Pt. IV The first three parts of this series were about the history and use of casks. Part Four is about Beer Engines. A beer engine,… Continue Reading

BC Beer Awards & Festival 2016

By What's Brewing

All images by Brian K. Smith Setting the scene: around a large table at Central City's Red Racer Restaurant in downtown Vancouver, the team behind BC's premier annual beer awards… Continue Reading

Books In Review

By Ted Child

Reading Fiction #1: The Misfortunates The front cover of The Misfortunates, written by Belgian Dimitri Verhulst, depicts four small, indistinct men floating in a gigantic glass of beer. As they… Continue Reading

Ullage and Spillage

By J. Random

It's R&B, But Better! R&B Brewing is back baby! If you want proof, crack open a bottle of their Vancouver Special IPA and smell the hop aroma. Of course, die-hard… Continue Reading

A Growing Hopportunity

By Chelsea​ McDowell

Hop Farming in the Thompson Okanagan From 2009 to 2014, the overall production of beer in Canada decreased, but craft beer production increased by 170%. Even the furthest corners are… Continue Reading

A Copenhagen Beer Celebration

By Lynn McIlwee

Copenhagen - home of the Little Mermaid and about 100 Mikkeller beer destinations. Ok fine, maybe not 100, but there's Mikkeller and Friends, Mikkeller Bar, War Pigs, Koelschip, Øl &… Continue Reading