Here we are, Week 3 of the COVID-19 outbreak and I have to be honest, being stuck inside for this long is starting to mess with me. As I was telling my new imaginary friend, Baron Von Pillowface, the other […]
Play The Growler’s COVID-19 Quarantine Bingo!
Stuck inside because of this pesky pandemic with only your rapidly dwindling beer supply to keep you company? Fear not! The Growler is here to save you from endless hours of monotony with our COVID-19 Quarantine Bingo. Drinking at home […]
Stay at home with these cider home delivery options
If there’s a silver lining to this whole COVID-19 quarantine it’s that it’s never been more socially acceptable to drink alone at home! And with many B.C. craft cider producers now doing home delivery, it’s easier than ever to get […]
Cider 101: WTF is Perry?
With the explosion in B.C. craft cider in recent years, local cideries are expanding their lineup to include different styles and flavours. Enter the humble perry; it’s cider’s dry, delicious cousin and an increasing number of B.C. cideries are producing […]
Drink this: The Hostler by BX Press
Just as craft beer has exploded over the past decade, reaching every corner of this province, so too has cider. That’s why—as you might have noticed in the latest edition of The Growler—we’re now including cider in the delicious adult […]
B.C cider takes a walk on the wild side
Craft cider is taking a walk on the wild side these days, delighting our palates with the complexities of natural fermentation Given that B.C. is the apple basket of Canada, it makes perfect sense that local bars, restaurants and […]
Best of the Fest: What to drink at Vancouver Craft Beer Week (according to us)
The weekend is fast approaching, and with it the glorious conclusion to Vancouver Craft Beer Week: the annual VCBW Fest at the PNE Fairgrounds. This Saturday and Sunday (June 2 and 3), more than 100 breweries and cideries will be […]
Core business: B.C. breweries get hip to cider trend
Growing up on an apple orchard and then becoming a brewer of beer may seem a bit counterintuitive, but it comes in handy when the craft world starts experimenting with cider, as it has in the past few years. For […]