Blood, Sweat and Beers at B.C. Beer Wars

In the backstreets of Chinatown, nestled among stores selling dried fish and barbecue pork, is the unmarked entrance to Eastside Boxing Club. Halfway up the staircase, the air turns tropical and fills with the primal sounds of a crowd reacting […]

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Is your craft beer vegan?

While many young British Columbians have adopted a plant-based diet, they may be unaware that many craft beers aren’t vegan-friendly In March, 2018, Dalhousie University released the findings of a national data survey announcing that nearly 40 per cent of […]

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What not to do for St. Patrick’s Day

Yes, this Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day, or as some have dubbed it, the “Celebration of Questionable Irish Heritage.” Like many other alcohol-related “holidays,” St. Patrick’s Day is generally marked by an embarrassing display of piss poor behavior and drunken […]

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The new face of craft beer is here

You know that phenomenon when something, seemingly out of nowhere, tickles your brain, then takes up residence, and has you ruminating for months? That’s what happened to me at Bart Watson’s key-note speech at the B.C. Brewers’ Conference back in […]

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