Beerstory 101: St. Hildegard of Bingen

The fascinating and complicated history of one of beer’s most revered figures   In the annals of beer history, St. Hildegard of Bingen holds a unique distinction. The 12th century German abbess is responsible for the earliest surviving writings on […]

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I Heart Penticton

  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 […]

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GROWLER ON THE AIR: Feb. 18, 2017

The Growler editor Rob Mangelsdorf once again joined Barry Link at the This Is Lotusland podcast to discuss all things craft beer. Have a listen! (The segment starts at the 11:11 mark.)        

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Brew Kid on the Block: Boundary Brewing Co.

Kelowna is further staking its claim as a craft beer destination with the recent opening of Boundary Brewing Co., one of six breweries and brewpubs now serving up craft beer within the city limits. Started by former farmer and rugby-enthusiast […]

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This Valentine's Day, say it with beer!

Brace yourselves, V-Day is upon us. Which means there’s a good chance you are going to have to buy some sort of clichéd gift for your significant other as a lame token of your undying love and affection, or whatever. […]

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PODCAST: Growler On The Air – Feb. 8, 2017

Growler editor Rob Mangelsdorf stopped by the This Is Lotusland podcast this week to talk craft beer with host Barry Link. Rob and Barry sample Big Rock’s Barrel-Aged Barleywine ahead of Big Rock Urban Brewery’s open house this weekend, and […]

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