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‘Like an oatmeal stout with a twist,’ says Quebec brewer behind cricket beer

‘Like an oatmeal stout with a twist,’ says Quebec brewer behind cricket beer

A pair of microbreweries in the Lower St-Lawrence have released a new signature beer that uses a surprising ingredient: thousands of roasted crickets.

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How much alcohol is in kombucha? B.C. health officials are testing to find out

How much alcohol is in kombucha? B.C. health officials are testing to find out

Alcohol level of popular fermented drink can rise even as it sits on store shelves.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Hottest Style Of Beer Right Now

Everything You Need To Know About The Hottest Style Of Beer Right Now

There’s a flavour zone in beer that’s everywhere these days: acid. Thank increasingly popular sour beers.

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BC Craft Beer Reviews

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Andina Brewing – Jalea Guava Saison

Andina Brewing – Jalea Guava Saison

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Andina’s Guava Saison is another example of their use of tropical and Latin American ingredients, especially fruits, in their distinctive

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Category 12 – Blackberry Sour

Category 12 – Blackberry Sour

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Category 12 has a spring release that’s worth noting even when it’s out of season. It’s their Blackberry Sour, part

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Trench Brewing- The Fang IPA

Trench Brewing- The Fang IPA

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You might never have been to the Fang Caves, though you might be inspired to after drinking the beer that

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Latest Original Stories

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Lucky Lager: the Island’s working-class beer thrives despite craft craze

Larry Pynn is a longtime Vancouver Sun writer who became intrigued by the culture of Lucky Lager upon retiring to the Cowichan Valley. Here’s his look at a beer that’s special to an entire region of BC.

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2019 BC Craft Beer Survey: Share your opinion to win prizes!

The 7th Annual BC Craft Beer Survey Share your opinion to win great prizes Complete the survey below or here.

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Largest ever BC craft beer industry event to be held October 17-18

The BC Craft Brewers Conference evolved into its current form in 2017, and it’s now safely established as the industry event of the year for the BC brewing and craft beer community. Here’s our breakdown of the most impressive ways the Conference has grown for 2019.

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