More than 150 beers and ciders will be pouring With more than 60 breweries and cideries signed up, more than 150 beers and ciders promised, and two days of music, the Vancouver Craft Beer and Music Festival is coming back […]
Beer to the Ground: the most anticipated new breweries in B.C., spring 2022 edition
Whenever we think we sense a slowdown in brewery openings, another bunch of newcomers pop up on social media. At this rate B.C. will soon have more than 250 breweries! 2 Dads Brewing Victoria (2022?) Two friends, who are also […]
8 Metro Vancouver breweries are working together to aid Ukrainians, and you can help by drinking beer
Who’s in for a round? With the war continuing in Ukraine, brewers around the world are finding ways to help. To do their part, Vancouver-area brewers gathered in late March to brew a special beer, a Ukrainian Golden Ale. The […]
Brewing August: Vancouver’s newest craft brewery promises beach vibes all year long
“August in Vancouver is a time in Vancouver where everyone’s happy and in good spirits and at the beach.” Western Vancouver will get something it’s been sorely missing during the independent brewery boom in B.C. A brewery. When Brewing August […]
The Spring/Summer 2022 edition of the Growler is out now and here’s where you can find it!
Get ready, B.C.—beer festivals are back! And we’ve got a complete listing (as of press time, anyway) so that you can plan your summer accordingly. Noelle Phillips delves into bitters, a once-maligned beer style, that is making waves in the […]
B.C. Breweries and Cideries Coming Together to Support Flood Relief Efforts
It’s not news that B.C. has an incredible craft brewing community. This is evidenced by the breweries and cideries across the province that are using their resources, platforms and huge hearts to amplify and contribute to emergency relief efforts for […]
Calling all beer-loving artists: The Growler is looking for a new cover designer for 2022!
Calling all creative artists, graphic designers and illustrators out there! The Growler is looking for someone to design our next series of guide covers for B.C. and Ontario. If you are interested in being our 2022 cover artist, send us […]
The Growler is seeking a part-time advertising representative
Want to work with a dynamic group of magazines? Vitis, The Alchemist and The Growler B.C. Craft Beer and Cider Guide are seeking an ambitious and energetic advertising sales representative to join our team. You would need to connect with […]
North of the Fraser Ale Trail Launches Today!
As a lifelong North of the Fraser dweller myself (even proudly womanning the taps and turntable at Steel & Oak), I can’t express how thrilled I am about this announcement: New Westminster, Burnaby, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam FINALLY have their […]
Beer to the Ground: the most anticipated new breweries in B.C., fall 2021 edition
As we come out of the pandemic, it will be interesting to see if the number of new breweries and cideries opening in B.C. each year goes up or down. So far, it certainly seems like there are still lots […]