A tale of two breweries: How Smithers got its brew back

From BC Local News, by Trevor Hewitt

How two different breweries stepped in to fill the void for one thirsty mountain town

There are few things better after a long day in some sparkly, fresh powder than the hoppy kiss of a fresh pint.

For three years, between late 2009 and the end of 2012, this dream became realized in Smithers when local sudtrepreneur Mark Gillis decided to open up Plan B brewing.

The small nanobrewery (a term which refers to brewing systems which brew less than 470 litres at a time) produced artisan craft suds at a time where the market was just beginning to boom in Canada, let alone rural B.C.

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