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Changes at What’s Brewing for 2021!

Dear What’s Brewing reader,

I would like to thank you for the support you’ve provided us over the past five years and before. With the interest and readership of folks like you, we have been able to publish something rare, anywhere: a full-on, award-winning magazine about beer.

However, with the onset of COVID, sharing a printed publication in tasting rooms has become a less attractive model, so like the beer industry, we’ve had to pivot. For 2021 and the foreseeable future, What’s Brewing is retiring its quarterly magazine and moving to an online-only model consisting of:

Although losing the traditional magazine format is disappointing, the upside is we will be able to continue supporting #BCCraftBeer in a sustainable manner.

Our weekly e-newsletter The Hopline has also been placed on hiatus. But we’ll still be there on social media, and let’s face it, that’s where the focus is for most craft beer fans these days.

If you’re a member of the craft beer business community, you can find out what we’re doing to support operations like yours using the following links:

If you just enjoy following craft beer news, then keep following What’s Brewing and Beer Me BC for BC Craft Beer Reviews, Craft Beer News and BC Craft Beer Community Events.


Dave Smith, Editor
What’s Brewing BC