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End of an Era for Great Canadian Craft Beer Legends

By Dave Smith
  • November 5, 2018
This past Monday, the Great Canadian Beer Festival Society announced the passing of the torch from the current Directors (including co-founders) of GCBF to the Victoria Beer Week Society. It’s a bittersweet feeling knowing that this day has finally come. But it had to come, given that GCBF began a quarter century ago.
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Bill Herdman: A Brewer’s Tale

By Dave Smith
  • January 1, 2016
I’d like to think that as you read these pages, you’re cozying up to a nice BC craft beer. Maybe you have something a bit hoppy, even dry-hopped. Possibly it’s something a bit experimental, showing off the brewer’s interest in their art. If you’re really in the mood you might be drinking something fairly strong like a Russian Imperial Stout or a Barley Wine. If it’s a bottled product, there may be some yeast still alive, giving it a deliberate second life after it hits the shelves at your favourite retailer.
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A short history of What’s Brewing

By What's Brewing
  • December 7, 2015

Actually this article is not really a history of What’s Brewing. If it were, it might surprise you how long that would get. One day we might (will) do that. But for now, we’re providing a few excerpts including a couple that were originally published on websites belonging to CAMRA BC and CAMRA Vancouver, plus articles from our archives. For those interested, they provide a peek into the history of BC’s first and longest-running beer enthusiast publication.

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