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The following sources have been used in compiling What’s Brewing historical materials such as our BC Craft Beer Map and our 30th Anniversary Special Issue.

Magazines

What’s Brewing (Canada) 1981-1991

What’s Brewing (BC) 1990-

Taps Magazine: History of Beer

The Growler: Beer Today, Gone Tomorrow and Beer To the Ground, plus similar columns by J. Zeschky and others
Macleans Magazine

Books

Beer Quest West, The Craft Brewers of Alberta and British Columbia – Jon C. Stott, TouchWood 2011
https://amzn.to/3eDSWDN

Brewed in Canada, The Untold Story of Canada’s 350-Year-Old Brewing Industry – Allen Winn Sneath, Dundurn 2001
https://amzn.to/2XOxHbG

Beers of British Columbia: A Guide to Micro/Macro Breweries, Brewpubs & Their Beers – Leo Buijs, Sandhill 2010
https://amzn.to/3cdg5vm

Brew North: How Canadians Made Beer and Beer Made Canada – Coutts, Greytone 2010
https://amzn.to/2TUC5Vq

Brewpub Explorer of the Pacific Northwest, Sasquatch 2001
https://amzn.to/2XF00cE

Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries – Joe Wiebe, Douglas & McIntyre 2013
https://amzn.to/2XOL1wG

Brewing Revolution: Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement – Appleton, Harbour, 2016
https://amzn.to/3ewU4Ju

Canadian Book of Beer – Cameron, Blue Bike 2009

Cheers! An Intemperate History of Beer In Canada
https://amzn.to/2XfHada

Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia – Morrison, Timber 2011
https://amzn.to/2ZSGjRa

The Great Canadian Beer Guide – Beaumont, McArthur 1994,2001
https://amzn.to/2XNVlVV

Island Craft: Your Guide to the Breweries of Vancouver Island – Jon C. Stott, TouchWood 2019
https://amzn.to/2TTF4gK

Newspapers

Newspapers.com

  • Victoria Times-Colonist
  • Vancouver Sun
  • The Province
  • Abbotsford News
  • Chilliwack Progress
  • Langley Advance
  • Nanaimo Daily News
  • Nanaimo Harbour City Star
  • Prince George Free Press
  • Surrey Leader
  • Vernon Morning Star
  • National Post

Websites

 

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