Winter 2016 edition of The Growler is out now!

  SHAMELESS SELF PROMOTION ALERT! Just in time for Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza/Festivus/Saturnalia, the Winter 2016 edition of The Growler is out now and available at newsstands, craft breweries, liquor stores and pretty much anywhere awesome people who like awesome beer congregate. If […]

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WTF is funky beer?

  By Lito Howse The days of massive hop-bombed beers seem to be giving way to more experimental brewing styles in the craft beer scene. One of the major trends right now is melding the fruity funk of dank hops […]

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The beer nerd's gift-giving guide

It’s December, which means the season of unbridled consumption is officially upon us. Whether Christmas parties, holiday treats, or copious amounts dark, delicious winter ale, saying no is difficult, if not impossible. So it is with holiday shopping. You’re probably […]

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B.C.'s best mountain brews

  BC’s mountain resorts have a lot going for them, but slope-side options for craft beer are often pretty slim. Thankfully, some of the province’s best craft breweries are located just a short drive down the road from your winter […]

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Perfection in a pint at Postmark Brewing

    Postmark Brewing was the winner for Best Vancouver Craft Brewery category in Westender’s annual Best Of The City: Dining readers’ choice poll. Here’s a profile I did on this great little brewery. Check out the full results here. […]

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Bad luck for One Duck

  Some terrible news out of Squamish. The owners of the fledgling One Duck Brewing Company, which had hoped to be open before the end of the year, announced on Facebook that they might not open at all after getting […]

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Mother’s milk

  It might be hard to believe now, but there was a time – not too long ago, in fact – when beer was actually marketed as a health drink. “Guinness is Good For You,” was the popular catch phrase […]

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