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History of Beer

Legend Meets Legend: John Mitchell & Rick Knight

By Dave Smith, Editor on 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

GCBF 25: Untold stories of Beerfest

By Dave Smith, Editor on

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 years. Founding organizers like industry… Continue Reading

Book Review: 150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels

By What's Brewing Editorial Team on

Any book about Canadian beer history would naturally be of interest to What’s Brewing, but this one has a subtle BC connection. The publisher is TouchWood Editions, based in Victoria—the city that seems to produce all… Continue Reading

A View from the Cellar

By Adam Chatburn on

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, also known as a hand-pump,… Continue Reading

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