People of Beer

Profiles: Women in Beer

By Lundy Dale on

Erin Dale: Barkerville Brewing Co. The Barkerville Brewing Co is one of our BC breweries steeped in history. It was originally built and opened in Barkerville in 1865 by an Italian immigrant, Nicolas Cunio. During… Continue Reading

Harvest Issue: Cider Spotlight

By What's Brewing Editorial Team on

Summerland Heritage Cider Company. Photo: Dave Smith THE STATE OF BC CRAFT CIDER: Five of BC's orchard cideries talk about their businesses As part of this special Harvest issue, the mighty WB is happy to spotlight… Continue Reading

Event Spotlight: 2017 BC Beer Awards

By Monica Frost on

Photo credit: Brian K. Smith New Format, New Awards! The 8th Annual BC Beer Awards and Festival is set to return to Vancouver on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 4–10 p.m., at the Croatian Cultural Centre.… Continue Reading

Brewtiful BC: Cider Saved Our Farm

By Chelsea​ McDowell on

Lauren Wilson & Ted Vollo, Summerland Heritage Cider Company. Photo: C. McDowell CIDER SAVED OUR FARM: the Growth of Orchard Cideries in BC Like many people of my generation, my first introduction to cider was the… Continue Reading

Hops Canary: A BC Hop Farming Primer

By Lynn McIlwee on

Chilliwack Hop Farms. Photo credit: D. Smith Late summer is hop harvest season. This is when your favourite brewers grab as many fresh hops as they can get their lupulin-stained hands on to brew a… Continue Reading

Legend Meets Legend: John Mitchell & Rick Knight

By Dave Smith, Editor on It's a summit meeting between the elder statesmen in BC craft and BC hop farming. Now in his vintage years, Rick Knight of Knight Hop Consulting is a legend in the BC hops industry.… Continue Reading

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