Unsung Heroes of Beer: Joe Leary

Veteran journalist and radio personality Joe Leary stumbled into the craft beer world when he started the Just Here for the Beer radio show with Rick Mohabir. It was conceived in 2009 as a way to get free beer from […]

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Brewer vs Brewer: Nigel vs Nigel

Well, here we are again, speaking with two brewers about brewery-related things. It’s always a fun time, but we needed to shake it up a bit. Gain some new perspective. Whatever. So we collected a couple of brewery owners (rather […]

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Brews Bros helps the little guys out

Craft beer might be everywhere right now (depending on where you’re sitting), but that doesn’t mean every craft brewery is fending off the fanboys. Far from it. The realities of the brewing industry, coupled with those of small business entrepreneurship, […]

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Where's All The Craft Lager, Dude?

When the craft beer revolution took root, it seemed natural, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, that brewers gravitated toward IPAs. Hops grow well in the area and it was a beer that was gaining popularity in the region. But as […]

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The Growler Guide to Brewery Creek

Make no mistake: Vancouver has emerged as the craft beer capital of Canada (sorry Victoria). And Brewery Creek – the unofficial brewery district developed around Main Street – has become the industry’s beating heart. Like SE Portland in Oregon or […]

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How Gassy Jack Put Vancouver on the Map

Vancouver is known around the world for its outrageous real estate prices and equally ridiculous liquor laws, so it seems somehow fitting that Canada’s third-largest city first began after a squatter decided to open an unlicensed saloon in the middle of nowhere. Apart from the […]

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The 9 Best Tasting Rooms in BC

For the better part of three decades, beer has been as much about marketing as about the beer. And for all of craft beer’s conscious efforts to do everything differently than macro beer, the industry is still a product of […]

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