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AFTER TEN YEARS: STILL HERE FOR THE BEER

By Dave Smith
Our two-part Fall 2020 cover story, featuring Just Here For The Beer Radio, is a tale of bold adventure. But it’s not just about a business. It’s about pursuing a dream, even in the face of tragic loss. Here's how Rick Mohabir met Colin Jack, and how the duo joined forces with veteran broadcaster Joe Leary to create Canada’s original and longest-running all-beer talk show.
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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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Thanks, Labatt: When Canadian Big Beer Shot Itself in the Foot

By Dave Smith
Big Beer in Canada had it good when I was a kid, and I didn't know any better than to drink their stuff. But thanks to a recent conversation with a Vancouver brewery chief, I can now pinpoint the moment that a giant brewer set me on the path to craft beer evangelism...by selling me the first beer I really enjoyed.
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Northern BC Craf-Tacular

By Adam Arthur
BC CRAF-TACULAR This has been a spectacular year for craft beer in Northern BC. All in all, when it comes to craft as a whole, I think that the macros will never replicate or beat BC craft beer.
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End of an Era for Great Canadian Craft Beer Legends

By Dave Smith
This past Monday, the Great Canadian Beer Festival Society announced the passing of the torch from the current Directors (including co-founders) of GCBF to the Victoria Beer Week Society. It’s a bittersweet feeling knowing that this day has finally come. But it had to come, given that GCBF began a quarter century ago.
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