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Mid-Island Brewery Touring: A Cross-Section Of Paradise

By Brian K. Smith
  • April 18, 2019
When we think of paradise, we think of faraway destinations with exotic food, drink and landscapes. For a beer lover, this could be in the bars of Prague, the monastery breweries of Belgium, or the urban breweries along the banks of the Willamette River in Portland. Or, closer to home, the scenic spas and unique breweries of Vancouver Island.
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BC dominates Canadian awards at World Beer Cup

By What's Brewing
  • May 4, 2018

This year's edition of the prestigious biennial World Beer Cup® awards show was held alongside the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville, TN this week. From April 30th to May 3rd, the Brewers Association…

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Ullage & Spillage: Riot Is Their Life

By J. Random
  • December 12, 2017
Aly Tomlin and Ralf Rosenke decided early on they would retain control of their dream brewery, no matter what it took, and it took a lot out of them. The enormous grins on their faces today when you turn up at Riot Brewing are a joy to see for those of us occasionally exposed over the last 7 years to their brief flashes of welcoming smile, rapidly sliding off their lips followed by the refrain “still plugging away”.
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The Hopbine

By John Rowling
  • June 4, 2017

Pubbing Around BC Spinnakers is completely open again after the "Black Wednesday" fire of November 23. The reopening of the upstairs pub drew dozens of fans who packed the pub…

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