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Ile Sauvage Brewing Co- Tasty Hoppy Brown Ale

Tasty is a tribute to Mike “Tasty” McDole, a famous homebrewer ( a household name in the California homebrew community)who recently passed away in October of 2020. In a recent  Continue Reading…

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Hoyne Brewing Co.- Bier Garten Altbier

Like kolsch or steam beer, altbier is a hybrid style of beer, neither a lager or an ale but a combination of both. In the case of altbier, which originates  Continue Reading…

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Herald Street Brew Works- Rye to the Bone Rye Saison

Herald Street Brew Works, Victoria’s newest brewery, quietly opened in December of 2020. It is the work of The Drake Eatery owners, Mike and Lee Spence, and Steel and Oak’s  Continue Reading…

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Gibsons Tapworks Inc- Crispy Buoy

Beer awards are fun to engage with. At their best, beer awards will have you hunting down a beer you would have otherwise not known about or passed by, or  Continue Reading…

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Temporal Artisan Ales – Noyaux Tarte

Temporal Artisan Ales has been making a name for itself amongst beer fans who appreciate barrel-aged sours. Brewed out of the Luppolo Brewing space in East Vancouver, Temporal ferments and  Continue Reading…

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Sooke Oceanside Brewery- Graveyard of the Pacific

My how time flies. Its hard to believe that it has already been four years since to opening of Sooke Oceanside Brewery. To celebrate, the brewery has released Graveyard of  Continue Reading…

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Lighthouse Brewing- Poseidon Pale Ale

Lighthouse Brewing, with the help of Hired Guns Creative, has done an extensive rebrand, including redesigning all their can labels. They have also released a new pale ale, planned to  Continue Reading…

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Love Shack Libations-Jaihu Are You?

Love Shack Libations is a nano-brewery in Qualicum Beach, BC. One man show, Dave Paul, has teamed up with UVI Anthropology Professor, Dr. Marie Hopwood, to do a series of  Continue Reading…

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House of Funk Brewing Co.- Radegast Double Sour IPA

Every beer lover of the newest iteration of the IPA will know the aroma and flavour profiles of Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops. Maybe the most widely used and loved  Continue Reading…

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New Tradition Brewing Company- Liquid Tuxedo Schwarzbier

The Comox Valley’s craft beer explosion continues at full tilt with the opening of New Tradition Brewing. After opening in August of 2019, New Tradition has just celebrated its first  Continue Reading…

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