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BC Beer History: 2010s Events Break Through To The Crowd

By What's Brewing
Events make up an important pillar of the craft beer movement. As part of our Summer 2020 Special Issue, we present a few words from people like Leah Heneghan, Rick Green, Amanda Barry-Butchart and Lundy Dale who helped establish some of BC's most important event traditions between 2010-2011.
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A Brief History of Northern BC Brewing

By Adam Arthur
It took most of the 30 years since What’s Brewing was first billed as “The Magazine of the Campaign For Real Ale British Columbia” for craft brewing to take off in Prince George and Northern BC as a whole.
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Big Bad John: The Story of John Rowling and CAMRA Victoria

By What's Brewing
As part of What’s Brewing magazine’s 30th Anniversary celebrations, we’re proud to pay tribute to some of BC’s beer advocacy pioneers. In case you haven't met today's special honouree: he is one of the most respected names amongst long-time members of the BC beer community. He helped found much of what constitutes craft beer culture in BC today, and he's a true gentleman. In words and pictures, let us introduce you to John Rowling.
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In Profile: Ravens Brewing Co.

By What's Brewing
People may not realize what an award-winning brewery Ravens Brewing Company is. Head Brewer Dan Marriette (pictured) has good reason to be proud, given their continued strong performance in the medal races. But that's not all there is to Ravens. In this spotlight, we find out more about the brewery from team member John DeJong.
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BC Beer Awards 2018: Top 10 Takeaways

By What's Brewing
It's been a few days since the 2018 BC Beer Awards wound down, but the glow is still on for some of the big winners. By now you may know who they are, but there's always that little bit of extra insight we like to provide by uncovering things you might not have thought about. Here are a handful of those nuggets, as we present the What's Brewing Top 10 Takeaways from BC Beer Awards 2018.
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Why Brewing Awards Matter

By Mathieu Poirier
Watch a brewer that just won an award and you’ll see nothing but happiness and excitement. Those honours can make difference between living hand-to-mouth and growing one’s brand exponentially. But not everybody shares their joy. That gets me thinking: it’s time I addressed the elephant in the room when it comes to awards events.  
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