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Frank Appleton: Brewer. Writer. Gentle Man.

By Dave Smith
FRANK APPLETON: BREWER. WRITER. GENTLE MAN. A toast is raised in honour of a multifaceted, talented, opinionated, gentle man: Mr. Frank Millington Appleton, who passed on April 25th at the age of 80. --- We know that Frank, working alongside John Mitchell, was Canada’s founding craft brewer. Additionally, as a publication that has highlighted many very good writers including those noted above, we tip our cap to Frank for the combination of writing and brewing skills that made him a true dual threat, and ultimately a pioneer of the BC commercial brewing, homebrewing, and beer appreciation communities.
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The Class Of ’94: A Brave New Wave in BC Brewing

By What's Brewing
** This past week, Donald Trump had his Mount Rushmore moment; now we're having ours. ** In this installment of our Class of '94 series, we introduce you to more legendary brewers from BC’s 1990s scene. As a quartet, the four pictured above make up a mini Rushmore that Trump would never appreciate.
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What Was Brewin’ in the ’80s

By Gerry Hieter
As part of What’s Brewing magazine’s 30th Anniversary celebrations, we’re proud to feature some of BC’s beer advocacy pioneers. Today, we present a retrospective by Gerry Hieter, the long-time former Chairperson of Great Canadian Beer Festival. Find out how BC's craft beer scene developed from Sir Gerry!
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What’s Bruin: The Career of Iain Hill

By J. Random
To BC’s current generation of craft beer enthusiasts, owner and brewer Iain Hill might be recognized as one of the brains behind Strange Fellows Brewing Company. His influence on BC’s beer scene, however, runs more broadly and deeply than even longtime fans might know.
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