Most Viewed Craft Beer Articles of 2014

The Most Viewed Articles on Beer Me BC in 2014

Most Viewed Craft Beer Articles of 2014

The top 10 most viewed articles on during 2014.

As 2014 comes to an end it is interesting to look back at what turned ahead this year. Looking back we saw a pivotal year in craft beer with an insurgence of new breweries, countless new beer releases and a stampede of beer events marking the calendar. From a purely statistical perspective, this is what Beer Me BC readers were most interested in during 2014.

#1 – BC Craft Brewery Listing

The most viewed individual page on was the BC Craft Breweries Listing. This page sees consistent high traffic from search, social, direct and referral linking.

#2 – Phillips Snowcase Craft Beer Advent Calendar Release

The second most viewed page on during 2014 was the release of Phillips’ Snowcase Craft Beer Advent Calendar.

#3 – Central City Brewers & Parallel 49 Advent Calendar Release

Number 3 on the most viewed list was the announcement of Central City Brewers & Distillers joining forces with Parallel 49 in the release of their Craft Beer Advent Calendar.

#4 – 2014 BC Craft Beer Survey Submission

Fourth in line for top views is the 2014 BC Craft Beer Survey Article.  While 1505 different people completed the survey this year a great deal more than that viewed the article and questions.

#5 – Central City Brewers & Parallel 49 Advent Launch Party

BC craft beer drinkers seem to love advent calendars. The 5th most read article came from the launch party at Craft Beer Market for the 2013 Central City/Parallel 49 craft beer advent calendar release.

#6 – Top 10 BC Craft Beers for Summer

The sixth most read article for 2014 was the top 10 beers for your craft beer summer. Warm weather is synonymous with beer so BC craft beer drinkers flocked to their local retailers to find the best beers for a beer-infused summer.

#7 – The Science of Brewing Diploma at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

The Kwantlen Polytechnic announcement around the Science of Brewing Diploma program garnered enough views to hit #7 in the most viewed pages in 2014.

#8 – Steel & Oak Brewery Opens in New Westminster

This year’s top new Brewery as voted by Beer Me BC viewers was Steel & Oak. Fittingly the story around their opening was the 8th most read article this year.

#9 – Bomber Brewing Co.’s Blonde Ale

The most viewed beer review article hit #9 this year. reviewing Bomber Brewing’s Blonde Ale there were a very large number of people interested in this beer from a top 3 in the best new brewery category of the 2014 BC Craft Beer Survey

#10 – Black Kettle Brewing Opens in North Vancouver

Rounding out the top ten was the opening story for North Vancouver’s Black Kettle Brewing Company. This tucked away craft brewery had people talking (and searching) with their launch taking spot #10 in this year’s most viewed pages.

Sitting just out side the top 10. Runners up in this years most viewed articles include The Central City Red Racer ISA and Red Racer IPA. Also the Bad Tattoo opening, Parallel 49 N2 Stout, Postmark Opening Photo Gallery and the Tree Knox Brown Ale each gathered a formidable number of views.

With approximately 1000 unique pages on the top 10 list above merely represents 1.0% of the the articles but is a clear representation of some of the most interesting aspects of craft beer in British Columbia from the past year. These results were tabulated using data from January 1st, 2014 until December 27, 2014.


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Dustan Sept

Dustan Sept is the founder of Beer Me BC. His passion for craft beer drove the creation of in 2012. To learn more about the editorial team visit

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