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Frank Appleton: Brewer. Writer. Gentle Man.

By Dave Smith
FRANK APPLETON: BREWER. WRITER. GENTLE MAN. A toast is raised in honour of a multifaceted, talented, opinionated, gentle man: Mr. Frank Millington Appleton, who passed on April 25th at the age of 80. --- We know that Frank, working alongside John Mitchell, was Canada’s founding craft brewer. Additionally, as a publication that has highlighted many very good writers including those noted above, we tip our cap to Frank for the combination of writing and brewing skills that made him a true dual threat, and ultimately a pioneer of the BC commercial brewing, homebrewing, and beer appreciation communities.
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I Need BC Beer: How beer takeout & delivery enhances your enforced cocooning

By Dave Smith
As INeedBCBeer.ca debuts, we take a look at BC craft beer online ordering and delivery, and how craft beer enhances your "enforced cocooning" experience. Pass this link along and support your #BCCraftBeer vendor: www.INeedBCBeer.ca Other online beer ordering & delivery links enclosed as well, including these What's Brewing outlets: https://www.whatsbrewing.ca/find
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U-Brews: forgotten members of the BC craft beer community

By Adam Chatburn
As the craft beer revolution has exploded over the last 5 years, it has had a mixed effect on U-Brews. The surrounding creativity has inspired them to raise their game and learn new styles, but they have lost overall market share. But some key members of the BC brewing community got their start in U-Brews and fondly recall their time there.
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