Rock star is a term that has occasionally been used to describe certain iconic BC brewers. Trading Post’s brewmaster Tony Dewald most definitely suits that label, but unlike others, he is doubly qualified: as a star musician in his youth, and as a star brewer today.
The two daughters of Spinnakers owner Paul Hadfield have followed the family tradition by working in BC beer. In Part I of our Women In Beer profile, we introduce you to Brewery Operations Manager Kala Hadfield.
The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival continues to evolve, with a new schedule, yet another room of beer, a new food market and a Quirky Beers theme. Let’s find out what CCBF’s Beer Ambassador Paul Pyne has to say about this year’s Festival.
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.
Breweries hold a special place in my heart; all the stainless steel and steam produces dramatic backdrops for photos. Being a photographer, I love to meet fellow artisans and portray them in their environment.
In this episode of the What's Brewing Magazine Tasting Panel presented by Legacy Liquor Store, the comrades cross-examine a selection of BC-crafted Russian Imperial Stouts. We present the results of their interrogation and find out who took top honours.