Penticton isn’t just about the beach, the peach, and the Naramata Bench. This small, South Okanagan city within easy driving distance of the coast has a thriving, cutting-edge craft beer scene that includes four breweries, a quaint brewpub, and […]
Brews in the ‘burbs: Get outta the downtown bubble
A mere two decades after it was first proposed, the (very) long-awaited Evergreen Line SkyTrain extension opened earlier this month, connecting the far-flung outposts of Coquitlam and Port Moody to the Metro Vancouver rapid transit grid. What does this […]
Brews From The Six: The Growler Guide to Toronto
Toronto’s claim as Canada’s beer capital has its merits: There are more breweries within T-Dot city limits than anywhere else in the country; these breweries and the seemingly endless beer bars are embraced fully by the locals (and, increasingly, […]
Has Victoria's beer scene lost its edge?
It’s the city of newlyweds, nearly deads and die-hard hopheads. Victoria has laid claim to B.C.’s craft beer throne ever since Spinnakers opened as Canada’s first brewpub in 1984 and it’s given the city a cutting edge to slice through those musty stereotypes. But a […]
You Should Go To Victoria Beer Week, OK?
There’s no question BC is overloaded with beer festivals. There are just too many choices for what amount essentially to the same concept: sip beer out of four-ounce tasting glasses amongst a bunch of strangers, then get drunk. They’re the […]
The Growler Guide to B.C.'s Ale Trail
Contrary to popular belief, B.C. beer industry’s greatest asset is not the beer itself. No, it’s the actual space between the breweries, which make for some excellent road tripping if you’re so inclined. We’re talking some staggering beauty here, folks: […]
The Growler guide to Portland
There’s too bloody much to do in Portland. You might know this. If not…dude. Every district has a dozen little neighbourhoods, all of which are self-contained with every kind of restaurant imaginable, countless bars, excellent coffee shops, strip joints and, […]