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A Natural History of Beer

By Ted Child
Our in-house beer book reviewer Ted Child turns in a review of this interesting book, which he says will have immense appeal for the science buff who likes beer. Find out what he thinks beer fans might think.
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Just Desserts: Six Rich, Dark Beers for Winter

By What's Brewing
Every three months, What’s Brewing gets together with JAK’S Beer Wine Spirits to create a new installment of our Tasting Panel series. This episode, for the first time ever, we reviewed six winter-ready rich, dark dessert beers! Also check out our live Virtual Tasting Panel as they Zoom in on our six-pack of beers in a new @PacificBeerChat podcast episode.
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BC Craft Beer Magazine Releases Winter Issue

By What's Brewing
Vol. 30 No. 4 Winter 2020 is the Virtual Beerality issue of What's Brewing magazine. In it, contributors and industry panelists explore the present and immediate future of BC craft beer as breweries deal with COVID-related societal change, virtual events, a shift away from the community hub, and surviving what might be the hardest winter the hospitality industry will see in generations.
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Tasting Panel In Session: Five Quarantine-Approved BC Session Beers

By What's Brewing
Low- and no-alcohol drinks may have found their ideal moment in 2020 with the advent of isolation and its related tendency to overconsume at home. In that spirit, our Tasting Panel is set to assuage the guilt of pandemic drinking with these five “sessionable” moderate ABV beers, perfect for self-imposed cocooning.
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Beyond The Pale: A West Coast Pale Ale Roundup

By What's Brewing
PRESENTED BY JAK'S LIQUOR STORES: Pale Ale is a style that BC beer drinkers adopted in the 1990s, but today’s Northwest-style Pales have considerably more flavour. Find out who took home our blue ribbon this issue, and prepare to start craving the clean and crisp flavours of a West Coast Pale Ale.
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Tapping the West review: Alberta gets its own beer book

By Ted Child
No doubt all of us stuck at home in 2020 are dreaming about our next major road trip. Beer tourism is essential travel, isn’t it? Good news: this great little book will get snobby West Coast beer drinkers ready to dream about a trip to (gasp!) Alberta to taste craft beer.
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Cider vs. Cider II: A BC Craft Cider Showdown

By What's Brewing
Every three months, What’s Brewing gets together with JAK’S Liquor Stores to create a new installment of our Tasting Panel series. Just over a month ago, for the second time ever, we reviewed a batch of BC Craft Ciders! JAK’S took us on a wild ride of cider styles, including the ones seen here. Some of these ciders are available for home delivery. Check out who took our blue ribbon in our Spring Tasting Panel: https://www.whatsbrewing.ca/panel/2020-01
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