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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Pumpkin beers, and other terrible ideas

  AKA, the nightmare before Christmas… There’s a chill in the air and our annual frigid monsoon season has begun in earnest, which means one thing: pumpkin spice everything. There are pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin spice Cheerios, pumpkin spice Triscuits, […]

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Beerlesque returns to the Roundhouse

  Craft beer and nearly-naked bodies are a pretty good combination is you ask us (which no one did, but there you go). This Saturday is the sixth annual Beerlesque event at the Roundhouse Community Centre, which combines the very […]

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The Growler 2.0

  Howdy! Two years ago this week, unapologetic beer nerd Stephen Smysnuik birthed The Growler column, which he soon raised into a quarterly magazine that’s now BC’s most trusted craft-beer guide. Like any parent, he should be proud of what […]

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Old people like craft beer too, y'know

The craft beer revolution is in full force across this great province. Clearly, Big Beer companies consider it a battleground by now, as numbers show a steady decline in sales of their products and an increase in sales of the craft beer industry as a […]

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