Summer 2017

Volume 27 Issue 2 is the Travel & Touring issue. Its 48 pages contain 20 stories and features on topics ranging from BC breweries to global beer destinations to homebrewing. Our Tasting Panel spotlights Saisons.
New Belgium Outside

Hops Canary

By Lynn McIlwee

Asheville NC: The Booming South If you’re wondering why so many beer conferences are headed to North Carolina, their 200+ breweries and brewpubs may be the answer. Asheville, Charlotte and… Continue Reading

Sipping Beer in Bellingham

By Joe Wiebe, the Thirsty Writer

Just south of White Rock, BC, across the border in the state of Washington is the city of Bellingham with about 85,000 residents, many of them students attending Western Washington… Continue Reading

Homebrew Happenin’s

By Warren Boyer

Summer is the season for saisons Traditionally, saison is a rustic, artisanal ale made with local farm-grown ingredients. This beer would be brewed for consumption during the active farming season… Continue Reading

Beer Seekers: San Diego, Part I

By BeerSeeker Ivana

Ivana and Dave Smith recently visited San Diego for a week of relentless beer research. Many dozens of breweries, bars and/or interviews later, they are ready to share what they… Continue Reading

Is that a taster bat in the corner? Why yes!

Ullage & Spillage

By J. Random

Instinctual Beer Tourism in Seoul So, the Daedonggang this British-Canadian was sipping in an Italian restaurant in D-Cube City was not produced by the North Korean regime, as Google had suggested, but… Continue Reading

Have Camera, Will Travel

By Brian K. Smith

Gulf Island Beer Hopping on a Hybrid E-Bike In the current age of technology and an abundance of great craft beer, there is an opportunity to combine both to create… Continue Reading

GCBF 25: Untold stories of Beerfest

By Dave Smith

The 25th Annual Great Canadian Beer Festival will take place on Friday/Saturday, September 8th & 9th, 2017. Canada’s longest-running beer festival is fortunate to have had amazingly stable leadership over the… Continue Reading