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Legends of DIX Pt II: When Hops Popped Up In Vancouver

By Warren Boyer
  • August 10, 2020
In 2005, Tony Dewald (now of Trading Post Brewing) was the brewer at DIX BBQ & Brewery, and Warren Boyer was President of the fledgling beer enthusiasts' group, CAMRA Vancouver. Tony decided to have a homebrew contest specifically for IPA. Warren entered two beers into the contest. Here's what made the memorable winning beer so representative of the Pacific Northwest.
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The Next 10 Years In Homebrewing

By Warren Boyer
  • April 28, 2020
Homebrewing changed a lot between 2010 and 2020. I'm excited to see what the next decade brings and how it affects homebrewing. If it’s anything like the past decade, it will be transformative.
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SUSTAINING THE MOMENTUM… IN HOMEBREWING

By Warren Boyer
  • May 16, 2019
I found myself contemplating this issue’s theme one snowy February day in Moody Ales’ taproom. I got to thinking: I’ve been a home brewer for twenty years. Many people try it and give up far sooner. How have I done it this long, and how I can sustain my momentum for the next twenty years?
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U-Brews: forgotten members of the BC craft beer community

By Adam Chatburn
  • January 16, 2019
As the craft beer revolution has exploded over the last 5 years, it has had a mixed effect on U-Brews. The surrounding creativity has inspired them to raise their game and learn new styles, but they have lost overall market share. But some key members of the BC brewing community got their start in U-Brews and fondly recall their time there.
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What’s Brewing releases BC Craft Beer Holiday Gift Guide

By What's Brewing
  • November 21, 2018
What's Brewing magazine of BC, Canada presents its 2nd Annual Craft Beer Holiday Gift Guide. Possibly the only only one of its kind anywhere, this booklet contains a comprehensive listing of beer-related gift shopping ideas in categories including Arts & Crafts, Touring & Tasting, Reading, Education, Bar & Brewing and more.
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What’s Bruin: The Career of Iain Hill

By J. Random
  • September 13, 2018
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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