The Case of the Sneaky Weasel

  Shadow brands, contract brewing, and the rise of “crafty” beers… Figuring out where a beer is actually brewed can be like a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, that comes in a six-pack. Take Sneaky Weasel. The […]

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Torchlight Brewing

Founded by two home brewers who were born and raised in Nelson, this nano-brewery has a 4-hL system with plastic fermenters that can be moved in and out of a small cooler as needed, offering great flexibility. At first, the […]

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Yellow Dog

Mankind’s two best friends, dogs and beer, naturally pair well together. That, along with having tasty beers, explains Yellow Dog’s popularity. The brewery has fetched herds of thirsty patrons from its Port Moody neighborhood and beyond. Also, if you were […]

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Wolf Brewing Co.

Changes seemed to be an age in coming since Fat Cat became Wolf in 2011, but the brewery embarked on an expansion and increased sales push at the end of last year. Bottles are still rare outside of the Island, […]

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White Rock Brewing

Not to be confused with White Rock Beach Brewing, the second brewery to hit the area is actually in South Surrey. Founder Rob Fisher also owns the neighboring U-brew facility but saw firsthand the demand for fresh, small-batch beer. The […]

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White Rock Beach

Hey, people of White Rock: Some confusion might set in with the naming of your local breweries. See that brewery on the other page, right there? Totally different beast. Now that’s out of the way, WRBBC is still run by […]

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Wheelhouse Brewing

This “little brewery at the end of the road on the left side of British Columbia” was the talk of the Great Canadian Beer Festival this past September. Everyone was talking about their Scurvy Dog Spruce Ale and First Mate […]

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Vancouver Island Brewing

Victoria’s sleepy behemoth has been stirring in recent times as it looks to capitalize on the rise of craft and diversify beyond staple brews such as its flagship Piper’s Pale Ale. VIB’s bomber releases have increasingly challenged palates, and for […]

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