Beer In The News

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Craft Beer an effective but unexpected ambassador for US Foreign Service

Craft Beer an effective but unexpected ambassador for US Foreign Service

American craft beer was born with an anti-establishment pedigree. Battling against well-established national brands of gargantuan scale, early U.S. craft brewers

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Three Most Popular Booths at the Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival

Three Most Popular Booths at the Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival

It’s hard to say who really “won” the festival at Vancouver Craft Beer Week—other than the people who ate and drank

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JAK’s liquor chain to donate portion of this Saturday’s sales to food banks

JAK’s liquor chain to donate portion of this Saturday’s sales to food banks

One of BC’s most prominent liquor stores is doing some good this weekend. JAK’s Beer Wine & Spirits will be donating

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BC Craft Beer Reviews

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Spinnakers Brewery- Mitchell’s Extra Special Bitter

Spinnakers Brewery- Mitchell’s Extra Special Bitter

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Raise a glass in memory of one of BC’s most essential craft beer pioneers, John Mitchell. It was in the

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Mariner Brewing – Polaris Hazy Northeast IPA

Mariner Brewing – Polaris Hazy Northeast IPA

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Mariner Brewing opened in 2017 and is the first craft brewery to open in Coquitlam. As with any “firsts”, there

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Foamers’ Folly – Lavender Earl Grey ESB

Foamers’ Folly – Lavender Earl Grey ESB

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Lavender Earl Grey ESB is an interesting brew. Some may find it strange to try combining an Extra Special Bitter recipe

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Latest Original Stories

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Uncorking a Legend: Discovering the John Mitchell story

We connect with close friend of Canada’s first craft brewer to, capture a bit of what the Genesis story of Canadian craft beer was like from John Mitchell’s point of view.

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VCBW Festival 2019 Countdown + Contest Results

The countdown is on to BC’s biggest beer festival of the year, the Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival at the

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British Columbia Doesn’t Love Beer?

In the news this week is a Statistics Canada report declaring that British Columbians drink less beer than other Canadians, in

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