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Books In Review: the Comic Book Story of Beer

By Ted Child on

Book by Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith. Art by Aaron McConnell Why read a comic book about beer? It might seem unnecessary considering the many conventional books, magazines, blogs, documentaries and YouTube channels already featuring… Continue Reading

Oh Beautiful Beer spotlights Riot Brewing

By What's Brewing Editorial Team on

Oh Beautiful Beer, publishers of an amazing book about beer labels, design and artwork, have profiled Chemainus BC's Riot Brewing on their website. The story contains some background about the designer behind Riot's striking artwork,… Continue Reading

Brewing Revolution: an Introduction

By Ted Child on

Frank Appleton’s new book Brewing Revolution has immediately become a must-read for fans of BC craft beer. Aside from the simple fact that this story from the pioneer days of BC craft beer needed to… Continue Reading

Book Review: 150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels

By What's Brewing Editorial Team on

Any book about Canadian beer history would naturally be of interest to What’s Brewing, but this one has a subtle BC connection. The publisher is TouchWood Editions, based in Victoria—the city that seems to produce all… Continue Reading

Books In Review

By Ted Child on

Reading Fiction #1: The Misfortunates The front cover of The Misfortunates, written by Belgian Dimitri Verhulst, depicts four small, indistinct men floating in a gigantic glass of beer. As they look on, a huge wave… Continue Reading

Growler Cartoon Book