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Detonate Brewing – Sunday Funday Breakfast Stout

Originally scheduled to make its home in Kelowna BC, Detonate Brewing in the end located in Summerland (between Kelowna and Penticton) and became Summerland’s first craft brewery opening in February

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Golden Ale

Red Arrow Brewing Co – Lion’s Mane Golden Ale

Red Arrow Brewing has teamed up with Purica, an “iconic health and wellness company” from the Cowichan Valley, to brew a golden ale with Lion’s Mane mushrooms added to the

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Farmhouse Ale

Foamers Folly x Fuggles & Warlock – Unicorn Blanket Wild Farmhouse Ale

On New Year’s Eve, we enjoyed a beer that may or may not be available on the market at this point. As we noted about a year ago, the beer

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IPA Non-Alcoholic

Central City Brewing – Red Racer Street Legal IPA

For many people, the New Year is a time of winding down the excesses of the holiday season and focussing on new resolutions. For that reason, ‘Dry January’ has become

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Chocolate Stout Coffee Stout Stout

Main Street Lava Salted Mocha Stout

From Main Street Brewing comes the Lava Salted Mocha Stout. It pours as black as night, with a substantial head. The aroma is slighly salty, smoky, and chocolatey. On the palate,

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Brut IPA Golden IPA

Dead Frog Brewing – Balls Be Droppin’

Looking for a beer to bring in the new year? Don’t want to celebrate with champagne or sparkling white wine? Get out the champagne glasses, and look no further than

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Chocolate Porter Imperial Porter

Vancouver Island Brewing – Nanaimo Bar Porter

From the Winter 2019 edition of the What’s Brewing Tasting Panel This round in What’s Brewing magazine, the Tasting Panel took a look at a six-pack of BC porters. In

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Hazy IPA IPA

Vice & Virtue Brewing- The Homewrecker Hazy IPA

What started out as a backyard home brewing hobby turned out into a 10 Barrel ‘state of the art’ system that opened in Kelowna in 2018. Vice & Virtue started

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Red Ale Scottish Ale

Beach Fire Brewing Co.- Ember Red Ale

Did you know that Campbell River is the only place on Vancouver Island where beach fires are permitted? It seems appropriate then that the local brewery, opened since 2016, be

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english style porter Porter sessionable

Slackwater Brewing – Deepwater Porter

Slackwater Brewing, the sixth brewery to makes its home in Penticton BC opened in the Summer of 2019 under the leadership of husband & wife team Liam and Kelsey Peyton,

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Coffee Stout Milk Stout Stout

Foamers Folly – Equilibrium Imperial Coffee Milk Stout

Foamers’ Folly has been putting together some nice brews in recent times. Equilibrium is an example of that. As you can see, it pours very dark brown/black with a nice

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Saison

Andina Brewing – Jalea Guava Saison

Andina’s Guava Saison is another example of their use of tropical and Latin American ingredients, especially fruits, in their distinctive lineup of modern beers. As noted in our review of

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