A taster’s guide to cider styles

Check out your local craft liquor store for an ever-expanding choice of ciders Consumers are more knowledgeable about beer styles today than they’ve ever been. Seriously, is there anyone left who thinks “beer” is just one thing?  These days, even […]

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Orchard to glass

B.C. cider makers blend tradition and innovation You could be forgiven for thinking of cider and beer as two sides of the same coin. After all, most of the time they’re close to each other in colour and alcohol content, […]

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Farmers first

B.C.’s new crop of farm breweries Growing up on a farm in Langley, Mel MacInnes has seen many different things happen on her land. When she was a kid, her family raised dairy cows. After they got out of the […]

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This hand sanitizer, that beer

Author’s note: below is a transcript of my notes from the This Hand Sanitizer, That Beer Throwdown, a new event which took place on January 9, 2021, in Gibsons.* 12:40 P.M. // First beer event I’ve been to in a […]

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