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40 years ago, Ken Grossman created America’s most influential ale

40 years ago, Ken Grossman created America’s most influential ale

When Sierra Nevada Pale Ale launched 40 years ago, Anchor Steam Beer had already been on the market for nine years. Ken Grossman, Sierra Nevada’s founder and original brewer, did not create the United States’ first craft beer. Only the most influential.

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Beer Town BC: Penticton featured on Lonely Planet

Beer Town BC: Penticton featured on Lonely Planet

Penticton has made a name for itself in the past decade as a must-visit beer destination. However, this latest feature by Lonely Planet may be the town's biggest scoop yet.

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10 Beverage Trends That Bartenders Are Happy to Leave In 2019

10 Beverage Trends That Bartenders Are Happy to Leave In 2019

As we head into 2020, we find ourselves remembering the most hyped-up drinking fads of 2019 and wondering which are worth carrying into the future.

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BC Craft Beer Reviews

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Dominion Cider Co – Dominion Winter

Dominion Cider Co – Dominion Winter

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PRESENTED BY JAK’S BEER, WINE, SPIRITS From the Spring 2020 edition of the What’s Brewing Tasting Panel Dominion cider is  Continue Reading…

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Backcountry Brewing – This Ain’t No Garden Party, Brother

Backcountry Brewing – This Ain’t No Garden Party, Brother

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In the grand view of the craft renaissance, Backcountry Brewing has a relatively short history. But in the three years  Continue Reading…

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The BX Press Cidery- Vanilla Plum

The BX Press Cidery- Vanilla Plum

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PRESENTED BY JAK’S BEER, WINE, SPIRITS From the Spring 2020 edition of the What’s Brewing Tasting Panel The BX Press  Continue Reading…

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Latest Original Stories

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Victoria Comes Alive for Beer Week

The Victoria Beer Society is back with the 7th annual Victoria Beer Week. This year’s list of expanded events are more diverse than ever, with something for absolutely everyone.

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Comox Valley breweries collaborate for children’s charities

One of BC’s smallest breweries is striving to make a big impact once again. As this weekend kicks off, they will launch their latest charitable effort, Love Potion NEVI IPA.

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BC Craft Beer Trends: Seven Year Survey Data Analysis

A Closer Look at the BC Craft Beer Survey Data from 2013 to 2019 In its 7th year running, the  Continue Reading…

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