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Bayview Brewing Co.- Down By the Bay Watermelon Gose

Ladysmith, BC, located between Duncan and Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, has its very first brewery. Bayview Brewing is run by the core group of owners Jonny Ludtke, Rod Alsop, Sarah  Continue Reading…

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Land and Sea Brewing Co.- Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

I recently had a chance to sit down with Jason Walker, the co-owner of Land and Sea Brewing, based in Comox, B.C. Like almost all businesses, surviving the pandemic and  Continue Reading…

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Longwood Brewery – Conjunction DIPA

What is a conjunction? In the fantasy world created by Polish author Andrezej Sapwoski for his Witcher series (and later depicted in the video games and the Netflix show) the  Continue Reading…

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Fern + Cedar Brewing Company: Green Mountain State NEIPA

Qualicum Beach has a new brewery called Fern and Cedar. Owned by the same people as Parkville’s Mount Arrowsmith Brewing, Fern and Cedar is custom built and opened in December  Continue Reading…

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Moon Under Water Brewery/Brassneck Brewery :The Tall Man Phantasm Hazy IPA

What do Marlborough region New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and IPA’s have in common? Both rely on thiols, a group of compounds that produce characteristics of tropical fruit. Very recently some  Continue Reading…

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Phillips Brewing and Malting Co.- iOTA Hazy IPA

One of many recent trends in beer is the uptick in low or non-alcoholic beer. One of the newest to hit the shelves is iOTA, a non-alcoholic craft beer brewed  Continue Reading…

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Patina Brewing Co: Juicy IPA

Patina Brewing, located out in Port Coquitlam, should be commended for committing to being a Living Wage Organization.  This is an employer that pays enough for staff to live and  Continue Reading…

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Settlement Brewing : Brave Noise Pale Ale

Settlement Brewing used to be called Postmark Brewing until new ownership brought on a rebrand. One of their recent limited releases is Brave Noise Pale Ale. You might be aware  Continue Reading…

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Hypha Project : Hopsquatch NW IPA

The Hypha Project appears to be three former homebrewing friends who, after some time doing their own things, got back together to brew some more beer but this time commercially.  Continue Reading…

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The Beer Farmers : Spudweiser Potato Lager

When it comes to brewing beer, Pemberton’s The Beer Farmers family brewery is about as diametrically opposite to a multinational macro beer company as you can imagine. Growing as many  Continue Reading…

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