B.C cider takes a walk on the wild side

Craft cider is taking a walk on the wild side these days, delighting our palates with the complexities of natural fermentation   Given that B.C. is the apple basket of Canada, it makes perfect sense that local bars, restaurants and […]

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Are growlers headed for extinction?

This week, Strathcona Beer Co. in East Vancouver became the latest B.C. craft brewery to do away with growler fills, announcing the decision in dramatic fashion on social media with a slo-mo video of a beer-filled growler being smashed into […]

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The Wide World of Wheat

Beer, at its basic level, is a waste product produced by uncountable millions of yeast cells as they chew their way through a sugary slurry (called “wort”) that brewers prepare for their feasting. Those fermentable sugars can be derived from […]

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Beer awards are bullshit. Sort of.

The BC Beer Awards are coming up again, and with them another annual beer nerd tradition: the debate over whether beer awards are total bullshit or not. As a brewer who has won maybe the biggest award in Canada (Dageraad […]

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