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Okanagan home brewers ready to hop to it

Penticton’s Warren Everton will be one of 10 home brewers competing against eachother at the Square One Hop Farm this weekend. Photo courtesy of Kim Lawton Brewing enthusiasts go head-to-head in competition this weekend A… Continue Reading

Beers, Beaches & Breweries

By Kim Lawton on

CAMRA SO at Square One Hop Farms - Photo Credit: Kim Lawton Okanagan Summer Update It was an interesting summer in the Okanagan. First we had floods, then fires, then smoke. Like many locations around the… Continue Reading

Legend Meets Legend: John Mitchell & Rick Knight

By Dave Smith, Editor on

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stkOA1EODGU It's a summit meeting between the elder statesmen in BC craft and BC hop farming. Now in his vintage years, Rick Knight of Knight Hop Consulting is a legend in the BC hops industry.… Continue Reading

Spinnakers releases Ortega Blonde

New at Victoria's Spinnakers Brewpub is the 2017 Ortega Blonde, a blend of Ortega/Bacchus wine and Pilsen Ale. Spinnakers' 2014 beer/wine fusions were among Canada's first. They state that this one is "a different take on… Continue Reading

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